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News Nosh 7.21.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday July 21, 2017
 
Number of the day:
48.
--Percentage of Israelis who think Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is corrupt, according to poll published today in Maariv. Nevertheless, the Likud still leads the Knesset, but drops to 24 mandates, compared to the 30 it received in elections.
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News Nosh 7.20.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday July 20, 2017

Quote of the day:
"(East Jerusalem includes) villages with hundreds of thousands of Palestinians. Police do not enter them, and neither does the Education Minister."
--The response of MK Tzipi Livni (Zionist Camp) following the passing in a first reading of a bill to make it harder to divide Jerusalem for a future Palestinian state. Livni was referring to right-wing MK Naftali Bennett who initially proposed the bill.*
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News Nosh 7.19.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday July 19, 2017

You Must Be Kidding: 
Palestinians in Askar refugee camp near Nablus returned a military drone to the IDF that fell while it was helping soldiers search for wanted individuals from the refugee camp.** 
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News Nosh 7.17.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday July 17, 2017
 
You Must Be Kidding:
The updated lexicon for civics lessons, which was reexamined in the Education Ministry after criticism by the High Court of Justice, continues to present Israeli Arabs as hostile to the state, the High Court as controversial and democracy as procedural in essence.
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News Nosh 7.16.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday July 16, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
"We're still in shock. If we would have known, we would have immediately stopped them. It's not like we lack troubles. We're against such acts. This shooting helps with nothing but destroys everything. Now everyone will attack us."
--Relative of one of the Arab-Israeli assailants (Palestinian citizens of Israel) who killed two Israeli Border Police Friday on the Temple Mount.*
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News Nosh 7.14.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday July 14, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
"This isn't a political matter. There are Jews and Arabs who die on the road. We call Road 60 'the Road of Caskets.'"
--Unnamed Palestinian official told Ynet why Palestinian politicians are working with a settler leader to fight car accidents in the northern West Bank.
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News Nosh 7.13.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday July 13, 2017
 
You Must Be Kidding: 
"The High Court is the epitome of dictatorship, because no candidate has submitted his own nomination to the Nominations Committee. Did you see a job that nobody wants to present his candidacy? This is a dictatorship and the reign of terror, every (judge) is afraid that if he presents his candidacy he will be punished.”
—Likud MK Nurit Koren expressed opposition to the meticulously followed custom by which the eldest justice of Israel’s High Court automatically becomes Chief Justice. (The system is said to prevent harmful infighting at the court.)**
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News Nosh 7.12.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday July 12, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
"I carry the scars of fighting on my body and know how to distinguish between good and evil, between right and wrong, and when the use of weapons is appropriate and when it is inappropriate. I was appalled when seeing cases in which force was used and lives were taken not in accordance to proper moral measures and standards.”
----In an exit interview published Monday on the official army website, former IDF deputy chief of staff Maj. Gen. Yair Golan called on soldiers and officers to speak out on moral issues and improper use of force.*  

You Must Be Kidding: 
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu shelved an investigative initiative by the previous military advocate general, which recommended establishing a panel to investigate incidents where Israeli forces used massive firepower during the 2014 Gaza war, killing many innocent Palestinian civilians, including on 'Black Friday.'**
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News Nosh 7.11.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday July 11, 2017
 
You Must Be Kidding: 
"The time has come to dry up the [resources] used by leftist organizations that undermine the government, slander Israel and try to infringe on its right to defend itself. We must block their funding sources and prevent them from undermining the country."
--Likud MK Miki Zohar proposed a bill to bar foreign donations to Israeli human and civil rights organizations. 
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News Nosh 7.10.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday July 10, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
"I have known Mahmoud for 20 years. The entire family is an inseparable part of the kibbutz, and we see them as part of our lives."
--Kibbutz Elon security coordinator Moshe Amsalem said after the kibbutz voted to accept Bedouin family of Mahmoud and Hadil Mazal as members.*
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