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News Nosh 06.08.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday June 08, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Netanyahu is convinced that if he isn't punishing the Palestinians, he must compensate the settlers' lobby. His survival depends on this balance."
--Yedioth's commentator Nahum Barnea on the fear that is motivating the Israeli Prime Minister.**

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News Nosh 06.06.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday June 06, 2014

Quote of the day:
"The hunger strike of the (Palestinian) administrative detainees puts a spotlight on one of the most serious injustices of the military rule in the Occupied Territories - the routine use of administrative detention against Palestinians who are detained for many months, and sometimes years, without knowing the allegations against them or when they will be released."
--The Association for Civil Rights in Israel speaks against on Israel's policy of administrative detention and its prime minister's plan to have hunger-striking detainees force-fed.**

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News Nosh 06.05.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday June 5, 2014

Number of the day:
1500.
--The number of new settlement homes Israel plans to build in retaliation for the formation of the (widely accepted) Palestinian Hamas-Fatah unity government.**

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News Nosh 06.03.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday June 03, 2014

Note: News Nosh will be off tomorrow for Shavuot holiday.

Quote of the day:
"Netanyahu's opposition to the unity government is an excuse meant to thwart diplomatic negotiations..."
-Meretz Chairwoman MK Zahava Gal-On calls on Israeli Prime Minister to reach out to new Palestinian unity government.**

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News Nosh 06.02.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday June 02, 2014
 
Quote of the day:
"The quality of the Palestinian government and its makeup are the Palestinians’ business. Just as Israel or any other country cannot dictate the composition of the Egyptian or Jordanian governments, so it must be with the Palestinian government."
--Haaretz Editorial calls on Israel to recognize the new Palestinian unity government.**

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News Nosh 06.01.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday June 01, 2014
 
Number of the day:
1500.
--Number of Palestinians in Israeli jails who will be joining the 240 prisoners already on hunger-strike. **

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News Nosh 05.30.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday May 30, 2014

Quote of the day:
“What was supposed to have been a joyous week of triumph and bonding with Israel turned into a disgraceful exercise in mistreatment and humiliation for too many fledgling friends of Israel."
--Dr. Elihu Richter, an Israeli professor who tried to visit the six Christian Iranian-British and Iraqi-British delegates Israel incarcerated at Ben-Gurion airport in 'intolerable conditions.'**

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News Nosh 05.29.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday May 29, 2014

Quote of the day:
"The middle finger that Israeli politicians are flipping at the world may score points with right-wing voters, but it is poking the eye of Israel’s most important and most loyal allies."
--Ori Nir, Spokesman of Americans for Peace Now, explains the dynamics behind Israel's loss of support from pro-Israel US opinion leaders, primarily progressive American Jews."**

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News Nosh 05.28.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday May 28, 2014

Quote of the day:
"It views the skinheads and their swastika tattoos with sincere concern, yet shares their opinions and understands their behavior toward foreigners."
--Haaretz+ commentator Zvi Barel raises Israel's dilemma following the victory of extreme right-wing parties in the European Parliament elections, but also says there are 'benefits' to European anti-Semitism.**

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News Nosh 05.27.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday May 27, 2014

Word of the day:
Arabic.
--One of three official languages of Israel and the one that MK Zeev Elkin (Likud) proposes to drop as part of a bill that would would define Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people.**

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