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News Nosh 03.06.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday March 06, 2014

Quote of the day:
"The younger generation of American Jews is much more Barack Obama than it is Netanyahu. Its world of values is the liberal world. Its perception of reality is a pacifist perception. It utterly rejects the occupation, the use of force and human rights violations."
--Peter Beinart writes that Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is turning his back on the generation of US Jews who still have a deep emotional affinity to Israel, but cannot accept the settlers and the Occupation.**
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News Nosh 03.05.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday March 05, 2014

Quote of the day:
"The crowd that comes is responding positively and also the artists, to whom we send the posters for approval, they really love the idea."
-- David Saidov, artistic director of the "Yellow Submarine" music club in Jerusalem, on the Arabic added to advertising posters for performances of Jewish Israeli performers.**

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News Nosh 03.04.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday March 04, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Twelve years of slavery are needed in order to purchase an apartment in Israel, unless you live beyond the Green Line. It's not a movie, it's the reality." 
--Opposition leader and Labor Chairman Knesset Member Isaac Herzog called on israel Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu "to stop lying to the public" after statistics released yesterday showed 2013 made a 10-year high in settlement construction.**

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News Nosh 03.03.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday March 03, 2014

Quote of the day:
"If our excellent boys wanted to prove that the Israeli media are loyal and obedient, they can check that one off their list, too...'Troops forcibly entered the building and found his body; – that was the line dictated by the IDF Spokesman’s Office. This is a lie."
--Amira Hass investigated the killing of Muatazz Washaha, 24, and found that a young man who didn't show up for a police summons was shot dead at point-blank range in his house and that the Israeli media covered for the killing.**

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News Nosh 03.02.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday March 02, 2014

Quote of the day:
It’s hard to believe we still are waging a quixotic war about the fact that we are Jews and our state is Jewish. 
--Yoel Marcus writes in Haaretz+ that Israelis must focus on how to live in peace with the Palestinians and divide what was once Palestine.**
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News Nosh 02.28.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday February 28, 2014

Number of the day:
76.
--Percentage of Hebrew-speaking Israelis likely to support a regional peace agreement.

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News Nosh 02.27.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday February 27, 2014

Quote of the day:
“They touched me all over my body. They even asked me about my bones. They asked me to take off my slacks, my bra."
-- Ezies Elias Shehadeh, an Israeli-Arab tourism teacher at a Jewish high school, on being separated from her students and strip-searched at Eilat airport on the way back from a school trip.*

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News Nosh 02.26.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday February 26, 2014

Quote of the day:
"What's your deal with the Temple Mount, Moshe? Does it really stress you? Take two rounds on your BMX. There is no Tel-Aviv without the Temple Mount? Nu, really."
--Meretz MK Ilan Gilon responds to Likud MK Moshe Feiglin, who said without Israeli sovereignty over the Temple Mount, there is no purpose to our existence in this whole country.**

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News Nosh 02.25.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday February 25, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Perhaps we should also divide the Jewish population into Poles, Yemenites and Moroccans?”
--Meretz chairwoman Zahava Gal-On slams the controversial law passed to distinguish between Muslim and Christian Arab citizens of Israel. **

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News Nosh 02.24.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday February 24, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Shin Bet agents are decent people carrying out an indecent task."
--Nazareth-born award winning film director, Hany Abu-Assad, shares his views and discusses his award-winning controversial films, including the latest, Omar, which is up for an Oscar.**

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