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News Nosh 06.19.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday June 19, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Like many of the Israelis who performed “significant service” in the army, many of the readers of this column, or their children, entered the home of a Palestinian family in the middle of the night by surprise, with violence, and simply took away the father, brother or uncle, with determination and insensitivity. That is kidnapping, and it happens every day. And what about their administrative detainees?"
--Former MK, speaker of the Knesset and former director of the Jewish Agency says all of Palestinian society is kidnapped by Israel.**
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News Nosh 06.18.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday June 18, 2014

Quote of the day:
"MK Miri Regev (Likud) behaved in an unacceptable manner when she convened a meeting with no MKs in attendance."
--Bill to force-feed hunger-striking Palestinian detainees rushed through first reading.**

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News Nosh 06.17.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
 Tuesday June 17, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Israel needs to do everything to save the youth and return them home, whether by a military action if that is possible or through a painful (prisoner exchange) deal, if there is no choice.  But the day after, Israel must...ask itself what is the hope and what is the future for the Israeli presence in the heart of  the Territories."
--Peace Now Secretary General writes in Yedioth Op-Ed that the kidnapping came as no surprise.**

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News Nosh 06.16.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday June 16, 2014

Quote of the day:
59%.
--Percentage of Israeli Jews who believe settlements harm Israel’s relationship with the US government.**

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News Nosh 06.15.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday June 15, 2014

Quote of the day:
"What will you do if, in a week, three 14-year-old girls are kidnapped from one of the settlements? Will you say there is a law and we don't release terrorists?"
--Shin Bet chief Tamir Pardo said to ministers ten days ago, in an effort to convince them not to approve a bill preventing releasing terrorists.**

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News Nosh 06.13.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday June 13, 2014

Quote of the day:
"We will continue in our unwavering fight against criminal nationalistic activity by extremist elements, and these criminal terrorists will meet a harsh response."
--Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon decides to leave Border Police forces inside radical Yitzhar settlement.**

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News Nosh 06.12.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday June 12, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Just as we saw in the case of Firing Zone 918 [in the South Hebron Hills], after the Palestinians are expelled on grounds that it’s a firing zone, settlers are allowed to take control of the land."
--MK Dov Khenin (Hadash) responds to statements by Deputy Defense Minister Zeev Elkin that there is no choice but remove Palestinians from their homes in IDF firing zones.**

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News Nosh 06.11.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday June 11, 2014

Quote of the day:
"He is expected to pray at the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron on the one hand and participate in the ceremony commemorating the 1956 Kafr Qasim massacre of Israeli Arabs by Israeli soldiers on the other."
--Haaretz+ Knesset reporter writes that the President-elect Rubi Rivlin is not afraid of controversies and really does intend to represent all facets of Israeli society.**

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News Nosh 06.10.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday June 10, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Eight years ago, a bill outlawing force-feeding geese was passed here. So it's illegal to force-feed geese, but human beings can be force-fed. Sure if they are Arab."
--Arab Meretz MK Issawi Freij declares his vehement opposition in Knesset to force-feeding hunger-striking Palestinian detainees.**

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News Nosh 06.09.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday June 09, 2014

Quote of the day:
"I’m sick of being politically correct."
--Justice Minister Tzipi Livni calls the settlement enterprise "a security, economic and moral burden" aimed to prevent peace.**

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