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News Nosh 10.21.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday October 21, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"The Likud's hilltop youth, headed by (MK) Yariv Levin, are leading Israel into the murky waters of a totalitarian state."
--MK Isaac Herzog (Labor) reacts like others from the right and the left to the attempt to
limit Israel's High Court's authority.**


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News Nosh 10.20.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday October 20, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Cockadoodle-doo muezzin"
--Racist campaign ad for Jerusalem municipal elections by far right-wing candidate Arieh King.**

 


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News Nosh 10.18.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Friday, October 18, 2013

 

Number of the day:

70.
--Percentage increase in new settlement construction starts in the first half of 2013 compared with the first half of last year, Peace Now reports. **


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News Nosh 10.17.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Thursday October 17, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"When the Latrun monastery is spray-painted with graffiti, it troubles the entire Protestant world -  and we cry about anti-Semitism? Those who seek to destroy and devastate us come from us."

--Former Shin Bet chief Carmi Gilon says the roots for the next political murder are planted among "price tag" activists.**


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News Nosh 10.16.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday October 16, 2013

 

Word of the day:

Hosseleh.
-- "That extra bit of patience nobody has. As in, 'I so don't have the hosseleh for this silly media war between Rohani and Netanyahu. Don't they know neither the Israelis nor the Iranians have any hosseleh left for another war?'" Ilene Prusher writes a Farsi phrasebook for the Israeli Prime Minister.**


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News Nosh 10.15.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Tuesday October 15, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Some of my comrades-in-arms got combat shock, not from the battle itself, but from the burial of the (Egyptian) soldiers."
--Major (res.) Mati Chai talks about his understandings about war and the enemy after he decides to return the dog tags he took from a dead Egyptian soldier 40 years ago.**


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News Nosh 10.14.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday October 14, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"... if you observe American Jews, you know full well that young American Jews are much less disposed to tolerate the cognitive dissonance that results from the clash between their values and some Israeli policies."
--Americans for Peace Now spokesman, Ori Nir, analyzes recent polls showing a new American Jewish generation that is alienated from an intransigent Israel.**


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News Nosh 10.13.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday October 13, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Students need music in order to cry, she explained."
--Haaretz education affairs reporter Or Kashti describes how the Israeli education system manipulates Israeli teenagers' feelings of fear to instill nationalist messages.**


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News Nosh 10.11.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Friday October 11, 2013

 

Numbers of the day:

14.1% and 8.1%
-- The percentage of ultra-Orthodox and national religious youths who claimed former prime minister Yitzhak Rabin was killed by an Arab.**


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News Nosh 10.10.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Thursday October 10, 2013

 

Number of the day:

175.
--Number of pupils in lock-down in their school in the village of Jalud, while Israeli settlers attacked.**


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