APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday September 1, 2017
Quote of the day:
“Try not to come with prejudices. Prejudices are boring.”
—President of Israel Reuven Rivlin in an Op-Ed in Yedioth to Israeli children on their first day of school.
You Must Be
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu claimed on Facebook that it’s normal for a politician to speak 234 times
in three years with the editor-in-chief of a major newspaper.
Former prime minister Ehud Barak responded on Twitter:
"Summary of conversations [with newspaper publishers and editors] from 20 years in politics in all positions:
[Haaretz publisher] Amos Schocken - 1. [Yedioth publisher] Noni Moses - 3. With [Israel Hayom editor-in-chief] Amos
Regev - 3, usually [to talk] about Mahler, [We are] two fans.”