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News Nosh 12.1.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday December 01, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"We are troubled by anyone who is not Jewish: Arabs, migrants and even Druze who serve in the army. Therefore we agree to the short line for Jews only and to ignore the obstacle course reserved for the others....We are so concerned with protecting ourselves, we are losing our humanity."
--Yedioth's legal affairs reporter and former judge Boaz Okun on Israel's refusal to allow Druze soldiers enter Israel's nuclear research center as part of a military training exercise.**


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News Nosh 11.29.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Friday November 29, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"...Controversy is always good for PR. So far ticket sales are weak, but a protest could help."
--Cinemateque director
Alon Garbuz on the storm sparked by a Naqba Film Festival being held this weekend in Tel-Aviv.**


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News Nosh 11.28.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Thursday November 28, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

Sitting facing the paper, seeing you fall / Looking at the paper and cannot make a sound. / Oh my country my homeland, you're going kaput / You broke my heart into little pieces / We had a dream and now it's gone.
--Haaretz's Ari Shavit quotes from apocalyptic song by iconic musical artist Arik Einstein, who died Tuesday, and says Arik was wrong.**


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News Nosh 11.27.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday November 27, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"You and I can change the world."
--Title of iconic song of Israeli singer Arik Einstein, who passed away suddenly last night, leaving a country in sorrow. **


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News Nosh 11.26.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Tuesday November 26, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"The government does not like Israel, but the people don't care. They just want to live well."
--S., a religious Jewish Iranian young woman who recently immigrated to Israel and joined the Israeli army.**


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News Nosh 11.25.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday November 25, 2013

 

Number of the day:

829.

--Latest number of settler houses approved by Israel, Peace Now revealed. **


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News Nosh 11.24.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday November 24, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"There are two issues that are the most fateful for this country and, of course, for me: education and peace. The subject of security I leave to the generals. Everyone else needs to be dealing mainly with these two issues."
--Dov Lautman told Yedioth financial reporter Gad Lior, who wrote in today's paper upon Lautman's death how much he admired him and how he never met anyone like him before.**


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News Nosh 11.22.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Friday November 22, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

Mohammed and Michal to be wed at the Shahid wedding hall in Ramallah.
--Radical right-wing activities reach new level in Jerusalem as they try to discourage romantic relations between Jews and Arabs.**


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News Nosh 11.21.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Thursday November 21, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"The test is not what the writer meant but what the reader understands."
--Justice Edna Arbel said in response to State Prosecutor, which does not want to indict far-right-wing rabbis on incitement for book, 'The King's Bible,' which they wrote about conditions in which killing a non-Jew is permitted.**


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News Nosh 11.20.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday November 20, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"I heard one of them saying he's in favor of human rights but not civil rights [for Palestinians]. Meaning, they shouldn't be allowed to vote. It's like in South Africa."
--Former cabinet minister Dan Meridor wonders what happens to the morals of his party, Likud.**


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