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News Nosh 6.27.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday June 27, 2017
 
You Must Be Kidding:
"...you need to think about how to do things wisely, in a way that doesn't land you in investigations or arrest, but does work in practice. What it comes down to is creating a revolution in the country. What worked before, against the British, is not relevant today. We need something else." 
--Rabbi Yitzhak Ginsburg, an extremist religious leader of Hilltop Youth from Yitzhar settlement, explained to them how they should act by interpreting the proverb 'For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war.'**
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News Nosh 6.26.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday June 26, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
"...Jews will be prohibited from doing what Karaites, a members of an 8th-century offshoot of Jewry that doesn’t believe in the force of the Talmud, were permitted to do in the 17th century: To pray in a manner that accords with their beliefs."
--David B. Green examines the cabinet’s decision cancel the agreement to establish an egalitarian space at the Wailing Wall for mixed-gender prayer.*
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News Nosh 6.25.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday June 25, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
"'Breaking the Silence' organization calls on (Justice Minister Ayelet) Shaked not to limit her investigation to one activist, but to interrogate the hundreds who have broken their silence, in order that we can tell what we did in the Territories and about the daily violence perpetrated against the Palestinians."
--'Breaking the Silence' said in a statement after its spokesman was interrogated for giving testimony that he assaulted a Palestinian during his military service.*
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News Nosh 6.23.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday June 23, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
"Woe unto us if the State of Israel is defined entirely as 'the State of the will of the people.' Woe unto us if the Israel Defense Forces becomes the 'army of the will of the people'; if the High Court rules its laws according to the 'Constitution of the People's Will', if we replace the Knesset with a referendum."
--Speaking at the 2017 Herzliya Conference, President Reuven Rivln warned that Israel is moving towards anarchy.*
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News Nosh 6.22.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday June 22, 2017
 
You Must Be Kidding: 
"I did not find these actions amount to abuse."
--Jerusalem Magistrate Court Judge Yaron Mientkavich said after he acquitted female Border Police soldier, Yasmin Kontenta, of charges of abuse, fraud and breach of trust, after she tried to take a 'selfie' with a 15-year-old Palestinian girl, who was handcuffed and blindfolded, and yanked her by her hair to stand her up. Kontenta was convicted only of assault.*
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News Nosh 6.21.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday June 21, 2017
 
Number of the day:
6.
--Percentage of Israelis who support annexing the West Bank, according to a poll.*
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News Nosh 6.20.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday June 20, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
"By God's grace, we were able to protect him from harm."
---Imam Mohammed Mahmoud said about the man accused of driving a van into a crowd of worshippers outside the mosque where he serves in London. Mahmoud restrained the mob that had surrounded the driver.*
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News Nosh 6.19.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday June 19, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
"This week five women were murdered in Israel, the last of them was murdered by terrorists. The IDF raided the village, imposed a curfew on it, a strong immediate response that came quickly and forcefully. It’s possible to argue about its effectiveness. Last week another four women were murdered by terrorists, but of a different kind. Their spouses. The men who did not manage to commit suicide have been arrested – and that’s it. There is a huge gap between the harsh response to terror and the lack of any response to terror perpetrated by a family member." 
--Channel 10 News anchorwoman, Oshrat Kotler, opened the nightly news program with a monologue comparing between the government’s reactions this week to the killing of a Border Policewoman and the killing of four other women by their family members. (Maariv)
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News Nosh 6.18.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday June 18, 2017
 
Quote of the day:
“A perfect stranger might think that, as far as we’re concerned, the question of “will there be a war?” falls into the same category as “where will we vacation this year?” or “is Britney Spears worth the money?” 
--Yedioth’s TV critic Einav Schiff writes a sharp piece about Israeli apathy.*
 
You Must Be Kidding: 
A group of settlers at Yitzhar settlement threw rocks at an IDF ambulance after it arrived to treat a resident of the settlement suffering from dehydration, at the call of the settlement.**
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News Nosh 6.16.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday June 16, 2017
 
You Must Be Kidding: 
On the 120th anniversary of the first Zionist Congress in Basel, the Prime Minister’s Office plans to recreate the famous photo taken then in the balcony of the ‘Three Kings Hotel,’ Maariv's Ben Caspit reported. Netanyahu and his wife will stand in the place of Theodore Herzl.
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