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News Nosh 11.13.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday November 13, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"The setting aside of these public funds suggests the government is serious (about settlement expansion), and suggests it's only pretending to negotiate while it pursues its settlement construction."
-- Peace Now Secretary General Yariv Oppenheimer on Israel's announcement to build a whopping 20,000 new settler homes.


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News Nosh 11.12.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Tuesday November 12, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Appointing Lieberman as foreign minister is like planting an explosive device in the peace process."
--Chairwoman MK Zahava Gal-On before the swearing-in ceremony Monday.**


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News Nosh 11.11.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday November 11, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"I want to contribute to the State in a way that would have made Yitzhak and Leah Rabin proud of me."
--Yitzhak Rabin, 18, a Jordanian immigrant, wants to serve in the IDF.**


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News Nosh 11.10.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday November 10, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Think of the scandal we'd see if Palestinian policemen, or other foreign troops, were to use a Jewish cemetery for practice purposes."
--Yesh Din's Yossi Gurvitz, writes about the organization revealing that Israeli soldiers used a Muslim cemetery in Hebron for training space.**


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News Nosh 11.08.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Friday November 08, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Good things are coming."
--Graffiti sprayed on walls in a Palestinian village by right-wing activists Thursday, who also set two cars on fire.**


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News Nosh 11.07.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Thursday November 07, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"There were arrests, there were all kind of arrests. But the high point of the night was drawing fire, creating a situation where they fired at us."
--Testimony of a former soldier from the 
Golani Brigade. His commander had said: "I want bodies full of bullets."**


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News Nosh 11.06.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday November 06, 2013

 

Number of the day:

46.
--The percentage difference between the average monthly income of a Jewish male employee versus an Arab male employee in Israel, according to just released data.**


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News Nosh 11.05.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Tuesday November 05, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"From our point of view, possibility of holding a national referendum is real and and the work of persuasion must start from now."
--Peace Now Secretary General Yariv Oppenheimer on just-launched Peace Now campaign to persuade Israelis to support a two-state solution. (See video.)**


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News Nosh 11.04.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday November 04, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"I really don't feel like I'm in an enemy country, everyone is helping me and caring for me."
--Syrian mother who gave birth yesterday to the first Syrian baby born in Israel because she was more scared for the well-being of her child than of going to the enemy state.**


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News Nosh 11.03.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday November 03, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"The bullet that does not kill us makes us stronger."
--Iyad Burnat, star and co-director of the Oscar-nominated film 5 Broken Cameras wrote on his Facebook page after Israeli forces shot him in the leg Friday during weekly protests at his village of Bil'in.**


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