News Nosh

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News Nosh 10.01.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday October 01, 2014

Quote of the day:
"During the military operation, several monkeys, a lion, a fox and a peacock were killed and the surviving animals suffer severe trauma from the deafening explosions."
--Head veterinarian of the Bisan Zoo in Gaza says lack of food and damaged cages also contributed to the decision to transfer a lion and lioness to a Jordanian zoo yesterday.**

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News Nosh 09.30.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday September 30, 2014

Quote of the day:
"If Abbas is Hamas and Hamas is ISIS, Israel should bomb Ramallah and resume the attacks on Gaza. Terror is terror. Instead, it is awaiting the moment American, European and Saudi money will fund Gaza's reconstruction and pay Hamas workers' salaries."
--Top Yedioth political commentator Nahum Barnea says Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's comparison between ISIS and Hamas in unfounded.**

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News Nosh 09.29.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday September 29, 2014

Number of the day:
56.
--Percentage of Israelis who believe that Israel should not end relations with the Palestinian Authority following Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' speech.**

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News Nosh 09.28.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday September 28, 2014

Quote of the day:
"More and more Arabs arrived at the scene and asked if we needed help. One of them held (baby) Nitzan, who was pretty pleased about it. I was afraid, but I know how to distinguish between terrorists and human beings, and these were human beings."
--Hadassah Sharchaton, 24, quoted in an article titled 'Palestinians rescue settlers after West Bank attack,' which was one of the 10 most popular articles on English Ynet in the year 5774.**

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News Nosh 09.24.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday September 24, 2014

NOTENews Nosh will be off for Rosh Hashana holiday Thursday and Friday. News Nosh will resume SUNDAY.

Number of the day:
54.
--Percentage of the Israeli public believes Israel is a good place to live in.**

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News Nosh 09.23.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday September 23, 2014

NOTE: Wednesday is Rosh Hashana Eve, consequently News Nosh will come in its shortened Friday-style form. Thursday there will be no News Nosh and Friday News Nosh will resume.

Excerpt of the day:
(From video clip: Man in van pulls up in gas station and asks attendant (former President Shimon Peres) to fill it up.
Peres (in blue and yellow uniform): Oil, water?
Man: No thank you.
Peres: Two six-packs of water for 20 shekels?
Man: I'm not interested.
Peres:  Do you want cleaning liquid for windshield wipers?
Man annoyed: I'm not interested.
Peres: A camping mat?
Man: Hey, let's get going.
Peres: Okay, a karaoke set?
Man getting angry: I'm not interested, okay?
Peres: Water wings for pool?
Man: No! Can I pay?
Peres: If you keep saying no to every offer, you'll pay a hefty price.
Man: Alright, give me the water wings.
Peres: Drive to peace, it's the only solution.
--From the fabulously funny and witty video clip about Peres' search for a job after the presidency - with some embedded messages about peace and nuclear reactors.**

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News Nosh 09.22.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday September 22, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Below is an affidavit from my dentist confirming that on Friday, August 1, 2014, at 9 A.M., I presented myself at his clinic to insert a pair of fillings in my molars."
--Israeli satirist, B. Michael, writes in Haaretz+ how he couldn't possibly be responsible for the IDF killing of hundreds of people in Rafah on a single day, the government plan to evict thousands of Bedouin Palestinians from their homes, or the High Court approval of a law that permits communities to refuse families from moving to them based on nationality, origin, race, gender, etc.**

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News Nosh 09.21.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday September 21, 2014

Quote of the day:
"In the end, we got nothing but casualties and injuries. I have personally had it. This is clearly not the way. There must be another way. We feel abandoned."
--At a rally in the south calling for a diplomatic solution, Sderot resident Nitza Makan says successive Israeli governments have only brought war.**

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News Nosh 09.19.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday September 19, 2014

Quote of the day:
“But he told me, ‘I’m afraid they’ll burn me like they burned Abu Khdeir, so I won’t stay at home.’”
--Father of one of hundreds of children from E. Jerusalem detained by Israel since the riots began some three months ago says what his son answered him when told not to go out.**

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News Nosh 09.18.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday September 18, 2014

Quote of the day:
"There was a time when police would beat the people being interrogated. Today they use psychological methods - they convince them that this way will be better for them."
--Criminal law professor Boaz Sangero explains why innocent people say they are guilty of crimes and sit in jail in Israel.**

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