News Nosh 10.08.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday October 08, 2014

NOTE: No News Nosh Thursday.

Number of the day:
-The drop in Israeli weapons exports last year. **

Front Page News:
Yedioth Ahronoth
  • Nasrallah raises his head - Hezbollah set off roadside bombs on Har Dov and announced: We are responsible
  • Playing with fire // Alex Fishman
  • Crowned - 40,000 people came to the tribute for Arik Einstein
  • Fear for the lives of two Israelis in Peru
  • Why we pay more - How is it that prices in Israel are much higher than in the world?
  • Berliners, let us be // Raanan Shaked
  • Israelis, be proud of them // Andreas Michaelis, German ambassador to Israel
  • Night cabinet meeting to approve budget despite sharp criticism of Bank of Israel
Maariv This Week (Hebrew links)
Israel Hayom
  • Nasrallah is provoking Israel - Serious incident: 2 soldiers wounded from Hezbollah roadside bomb
  • The economic sanction was cancelled: Tax benefits for periphery will remain
  • Sukkot for happiness
  • We are all in favor of lower prices, but that is not an excuse to emigrate // Haim Shine
  • Judge Cohen questioned for 11 hours
  • Peru: Heavy fear for fate of two Israelis missing in rafting accident
  • Go out to nature: Suggestions for trips during Sukkot holiday

News Summary:
Hezbollah took responsibility for exploding road mines that injured two Israeli soldiers yesterday at Har Dov [an area where the border is not agreed upon - OH] and the papers bemoaned the end of Israeli deterrence in the north, while two Israelis went missing after a rafting accident in Peru and the government cabinet approved the 2015 budget, despite the opposition of the governor of the Bank of Israel making top stories in today's Hebrew papers on Erev Sukkot holiday. Meanwhile, the anger that arose over the Facebook post earlier this week on the cost of a chocolate pudding in Berlin compared to in Israel remains a top story with Finance Minister Yair Lapid now promising that supervision of prices will be expanded.

Prepared for APN by Orly Halpern, independent freelance journalist based in Jerusalem.