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News Nosh 04.28.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday April 28, 2016


Note: During the Passover Holiday, News Nosh will be off  Friday April 29th. It will resume regular publication on Sunday, May 1st.
 
Quote of the day:
"We hope that when they go back to Gaza they will talk about the positive sides of Israeli society. There are no politics in a hospital, only people. Just yesterday we treated a girl from Ramallah. Everyone here is equal."
-- Dr. Joshua Schroeder, senior orthopedic surgeon at Hadassah Hospital after successfully completing a rare procedure that prevented a 3-year-old boy from the Gaza Strip from becoming paralyzed.
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News Nosh 04.27.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday April 27, 2016


Note: During the Passover Holiday, News Nosh will be published in a truncated version through Thursday, April 28th.

 
Quote of the day:
"The Oslo peace process and the subsequent failed Camp David negotiations both contributed to putting the Temple Mount/Haram Al Sharif at the heart of Israeli-Palestinian confrontations, by raising fears among Israel's national religious Jews and among Palestinian Muslims that the process would deny their respective claims to the site."
-- Daniel Seidemann, from APN's new publication: Tough Questions, Expert Answers: The Temple Mount.
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News Nosh 04.26.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday April 26, 2016


Note: During the Passover Holiday, News Nosh will be published in a truncated version through Thursday, April 28th.

 
Quote of the day:
"No doubt, defining the Jewish terror squads as illegal organizations following the Duma affair was a watershed moment."
--Alex Fishman, Op-ed Titled "What happens when you let the Shin Bet do its work" in YNET, 4.23.16.
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News Nosh 04.25.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday April 25, 2016


Note: During the Passover Holiday, News Nosh will be published in a truncated version through Thursday, April 28th.

 
Quote of the day:
"I have expressed my mind critically to the Israeli Prime Minister many times that ... these settlement activities are counterproductive,"
--Angela Merkel at a press conference (with Palestinian President Abbas) at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, April 19, 2016.
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News Nosh 04.21.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday April 21, 2016


Note: During the Passover Holiday, News Nosh will be off on Friday April 22nd and Friday April 29th and will be published in a truncated version from Sunday through Thursday, April 24-28th.

 
Quote of the day:
"One day in the future, when we are rescued from these terrible days, they will ask: So how was the holiday of freedom of 2016? What will we say?"
--Yedioth commentator Igal Sarna takes a look at the last year ahead of Passover, the holiday of Jewish freedom from slavery.**
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News Nosh 04.20.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday April 20, 2016

Note: During the Passover Holiday, News Nosh will be off on Friday April 22nd and Friday April 29th and will be published in a truncated version from Sunday through Thursday, April 24-28th.
 
Quote of the day:
"A publisher of children's educational materials had forced its triumphalist and intolerant fantasy of Jerusalem into our homes and the minds of our children."
 --After his daughter received a Passover Hagada from kindergarten that had a photo of the Old City with the Dome of the Rock removed, Rabbi Leon A. Morris writes that his family moved to Israel to give his children a stronger Jewish identity, but now he’s scared that here, their Jewish and Israeli identity won't allow space to see and to respect Muslims and Christians. 
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News Nosh 04.19.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday April 19, 2016

Note: During the Passover Holiday, News Nosh will be off on Friday the 22nd and Friday the 29th and will be published in a truncated version from Sunday through Thursday, April 24-28th.
 
Quote of the day:
"We extend our hearty greetings to you for the holiday of freedom. May the Palestinian people also win freedom, and that we will establish our state next to the State of Israel and peace would prevail in our region.”
--PLO sent Passover greetings to Jewish Israelis Sunday.*
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News Nosh 04.18.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday April 18, 2016
 
Quote of the day:
"The attempt to argue that teaching Ze’evi’s legacy focuses solely on its “positive” aspects — that is, his love for the Land of Israel, as his family has claimed in media interviews — recalls the children of a Mafia don praising their father as an exemplary family man."
--Haaretz Editorial today calls to repeal the law that requires commemorating Rehavam Zeevi.

You Must Be Kidding: 
"...here there is one country which is like an island of stability, an island of sanity, an island of progress, an island of security - this is the State of Israel under the leadership of the Likud government."
--Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told Likud supporters Sunday.
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News Nosh 04.17.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday April 17, 2016
 
Quote of the day:
"The words would sound banal even in the Knesset, were they not being uttered by a serious presidential contender on the eve of a crucial primary vote, in, of all places, New York."
--Haaretz+ commentator on US politics, Chemi Shalev, writes that the novelty of US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ statement that Palestinians need to be treated with “respect and dignity” was that it violated the accepted norms for candidates running for President.

You Must Be Kidding: 
Israel spends more money to commemorate Rehavam Ze’evi, a controversial far-right former general and cabinet minister who was assassinated by Palestinians in 2001 and whom an exposé aired on Israeli TV on Thursday night portrayed as a sexual predator, associate of organized crime, violent antagonist of journalists, and even as a cold-blooded killer - than it does on Theodore Herzl and Ze’ev Jabotinsky.
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News Nosh 04.15.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday April 15, 2016
 
You Must Be Kidding:
"This lack of information is one of the factors leading to this tragedy. It's likely that at least 50 percent of survivors are under the poverty line."
--Welfare Minister Haim Katz revealed that some NIS 400 million earmarked for Holocaust survivors never made it to the survivors.
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