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News Nosh 6.15.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday June 15, 2017
 
Quote of the Day:
"I'll let you know if I happen to start a coup."
--Minister of Culture and Sports Miri Regev responded in jest after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu informed her via telephone that she would be prime minister in his place during the two days he is abroad in Cyprus.*
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News Nosh 6.14.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday June 14, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
"Netanyahu invested money in building 29 new yeshivas for settlers, but did not hold one meeting for disabled people in Israel. My idea is that all the disabled will become settlers and move to the Territories. That's how they'll start treating them properly."
--MK Ilan Gil-On (Meretz) said after a panel appointed by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu opposed a significant increase in disability benefits.**
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News Nosh 6.13.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday June 13, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
The dispute between the right and the left comes down to "our ability to live here safely versus our existence as a democratic state."
--President Reuven Rivlin said at the Haaretz Israel Conference on Peace.*
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News Nosh 6.12.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday June 12, 2017
 
Quote of the day #1:
"The personality was examined in variables that are considered positive variables such as openness to experience, reliability as well as variables called the ‘dark triangle’: narcissistic, anti-social, scheming and adding a ‘vengeance’ variable, in which the basic given of people with this variable on a high level is: ‘I am willing to remove my own eye, if I take out two of yours,’ or in other words, ‘I am willing to do damage to myself, as long as I do you more damage.’”
--Prof. Avi Besser of Sappir College, who headed a study on characteristics of left-wing and right-wing people.*
 
Quote of the day #2:
“Palestinian, Israeli, Syrian and children from other countries receive treatment in the hospital for a variety of serious illnesses and need all the help they can get. I decided to contribute as much as I could, both as a humanitarian act and a symbol of solidarity.”
--After receiving treatment for cancer himself at Rambam Hospital in Israel, an unnamed senior Palestinian official donated tens of thousands of shekels underwriting the establishment of a children’s recovery room inside the oncology center.**
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News Nosh 6.11.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday June 11, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
"The perception that settlements serves security is anachronistic. The fact that they are sitting on this a slope or that foothill does not have any effect on our security capability, neither in warning us nor in deterrence."
--Former IDF deputy chief of staff Moshe Kaplinksy said in report by Molad – the Center for the Renewal of Israeli Democracy.*
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News Nosh 6.9.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday June 9, 2017
 
You Must Be Kidding: 
400 Likud members, including politicians, celebrated the launch of a book with no footnotes or sources written by right-wing professor of Islam, Raphael Israeli, which referred to Israeli Arabs as a fifth column and objected to the fact that Israeli Arabs "are not confined in camps,” like the Japanese-Americans during World War II.
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News Nosh 6.8.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday June 8, 2017
 
You Must Be Kidding: 
"We made it our goal to bring Samaria (northern part of West Bank) into the heart of Israeli consensus. Part of that is bringing Israeli cinema to Samaria...I believe we can make the Samaria Israel's cultural capital."
-- Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan, who is working to bring Israeli film productions to the West Bank, said after Israeli children's star, ‘Yuval HaMebulbal,’ created a temporary movie set near the Palestinian village of Deir Istiya in order to film his new movie. Palestinians thought it was a new settlement.**
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News Nosh 6.7.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday June 7, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
"In Netanya, they would not close the entrance to the city. They treat us as second-class citizens."
--Resident of Arab-Israeli city of Kafr Qassem reacts to the police closure of the city after riots during which a Jewish security guard shot in the face a local, killing him.*


Breaking News:
ISIS Claims First Attack in Iran: 12 Dead in Shootings, Suicide Bombings on Parliament, Khomeini Shrine
All four parliament attackers have been killed. Deputy interior minister says terrorists disguised themselves in women's clothing. One of Khomeini mausoleum attackers detonated suicide belt.Twin attacks at Iranian parliament, Khomeini mausoleum. (Ynet and Haaretz)
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News Nosh 6.6.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
"Today these words sound standard. But at the time, they were shocking."
--Public opinion analyst Dahlia Scheindlin examines the development of opposition to Israel's occupation and noted that "what the Left says has often sounded radical, shocking, or frightening at first — but some of its core concepts go mainstream over the years," such as in a letter signed in 1978 by several hundred IDF officers protesting government policy for “perpetuating its rule over a million Arabs,” which they argued “could harm the Jewish-democratic character of the state" - and which became a touchstone moment in the formation of Peace Now.*

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News Nosh 6.05.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday June 5, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
"Within two hours I received more than a thousand likes and responses from women who volunteered to help, women who were willing to travel even from Haifa to breastfeed him. 
-- Ula Ostrowski-Zack, a Jewish pediatric nurse at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital, said after she asked a Facebook group of Israeli nursing mothers for volunteers to nurse a lightly injured Palestinian baby at the hospital who refused to take the bottle and whose mother was seriously injured and couldn’t nurse him. Ms. Ostrowski-Zack also nursed him.*
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