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News Nosh: 10.16.18

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday October 16, 2018

 
Quote of the Day #1:
“However, bringing a resident of Gaza to trial in Israel for complaining about the conditions that he and other residents of the Gaza Strip are in, seems to me to be a blatantly inappropriate step, both judicially and morally.”
—Israeli District Court Judge Eliahu Bitan rejected Israel’s claims against two young Gazan fisherman and ordered their release.*

Quote of the Day #2:
“It’s a greater threat than nuclear bombs or terrorism greater than the enemies who seek our destruction. The threat of internal division will always be the greatest threat of all.”
--President Reuven Rivlin warned at the opening of the Knesset's winter session yesterday.**
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News Nosh: 10.15.18

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday October 15, 2018  
Quote of the day:
“We do not want revenge, only to catch and punish those who murdered her."
--Yakoub al-Rawbi, the widower of Aisha, the Palestinian woman who was killed Friday by a rock thrown at the windshield of her vehicle, as the couple drove home in the West Bank.*
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News Nosh: 10.11.18

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday October 11, 2018
 
Quote of the day:
"Needless to say that in light of the calls to 'kill every terrorist,' the happy trigger finger, and the sentiments against Arab members of Knesset in general and myself in particular, (Defense) Minister (Avigdor) Lieberman has exposed me to real danger with his words.”
Arab MK Hanin Zoabi filed a complaint to the Knesset Ethics Committee against Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman for posting on Facebook that she is "a terrorist."
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News Nosh: 10.10.18

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday October 10, 2018

 
Quote of the day:
"How did a movement that represents the marginal fringe of the fringe turn into an existential threat? The answer is not found in the field of strategy, but rather in the field of psychology."
--Yedioth commentator, Aviad Kleinberg, writes that Israel is hysterical when it comes to BDS.*
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News Nosh: 10.9.18

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday October 9, 2018
 
Quote of the day:
“I’ve worked with Arabs for many years, and I'm not afraid … they are very respectful people, and many Palestinians I work with told me that they are saddened by what happened to me, and to two other victims,” she reiterated.
—Sarah Vettori was shot and injured Sunday at the Barkan industrial zone by a Palestinian, a former employee who shot and killed two other Jewish employees. She was then saved by a Palestinian employee, who ran to help her.
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News Nosh: 10.7.18

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday October 7, 2018
 
Quote of the day:
"This is no longer a slippery slope ... This is what is called a very steep slope. The Israeli security agency is becoming a problem of democracy."
--Former Shin Bet chief Ami Ayalon spoke out on the growing phenomenon of foreigners and left-wing Israelis being questioned at Israel's borders.*

You Must Be Kidding: 
When an Arab-Israeli man complained to police that his vehicle was set on fire early Friday morning outside his family home in Netanya, the police sent the man to do a lie detector test and did not investigate his claim. The family believes the arson was a racist attack against them.
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News Nosh: 10.4.18

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday October 4, 2018

 
Quotes of the day:
"I'm not saying I won't fight anymore. I'm saying I don't want any more wars. What I want is an end to the siege."
--Hamas Politburo Chief, Yahya Sinwar, gave a rare interview to an Israeli newspaper.*

“He states positions that are exceptionally dovish. Essentially, he has bypassed Abu Mazen (Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas) from the left."

--Yedioth military analyst Yossi Yehoshua wrote about Sinwar's interview.*
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News Nosh: 9.21.18

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday, September 21, 2018

NOTE: News Nosh will be on holiday during Sukkot from Sunday September 23 through Monday October 1st.

Quote of the day:
"My work as a scientist is based on freedom of thought and freedom of expression, while Netanyahu's government represents a threat to fundamental freedoms.”
—Best-selling Israeli author Yuval Noah Harari said in an interview for the cover story of France's respected weekly Le Point entitled "The world's most important thinker.’
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News Nosh: 9.20.18

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday September 20, 2018
 
Quotes of the day:
“Our country is losing itself, and what is happening here does not add to our democracy, but only weakens it."
--Former Shin Bet agent Gonen Ben-Yitzhak said in an interview in Maariv.*
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"I think there will be an explosion in Israeli society, I just don’t know when."
--Brig.-Gen. (res.) Avigdor Kahalani said in an interview in Maariv.**kahalani
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News Nosh: 9.17.18

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday September 17, 2018
 
NOTE: News Nosh will be off on Yom Kippur holidays Tuesday and Wednesday, September 18-19.


Quote of the day:
“In all of the years that I have worked representing Israeli, Palestinian, and international protesters, I’ve never come across a situation in which the justice system was used to justify the secret deportation of a person [accused only] of nonviolent protest.”
--Gaby Lasky, attorney of American-French professor Frank Romano, said in court after police tried to secretly deport Romano - but were thwarted by a judge.*
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