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News Nosh 03.16.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday March 16, 2014

Note: News Nosh will be off tomorrow for Purim!

Quote of the day:
“His father’s a drunk, and his mother has cancer. They don’t have 700 shekels to release their boy, so he’ll remain in custody until the end of the legal process. It’s a farce.”
--Lawyer of a Palestinian minor who was caught in Israel without a permit. The boy is one of 60 minors held in Israeli custody during legal proceedings, despite not being a danger to the public.**

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News Nosh 03.13.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday March 13, 2014

Quote of the day:
"This is a chance of a lifetime to make a difference and strengthen Jewish life in the heart of Jerusalem!”
-- A far right-wing organization calls for donations to help renovate its newest acquisition: a large portion of a landmark building in the heart of Arab East Jerusalem's downtown.**

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News Nosh 03.12.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday March 12, 2014

Quote of the day:
"All Arabs are criminal"
--Graffiti spray-painted on a wall in the Arab-Israeli town of Jaljulya.**

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News Nosh 03.11.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday March 11, 2014

Quote of the day:
"How fortunate we are, because we have Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose exciting tango on the AIPAC dance floor has no need for two. It’s enough to have one dancer, who is also an actor and a liar, who was never really serious about “two states.”
--Former minister and Meretz MK Yossi Sarid writes that Israel has become a country of interests and not principles.**

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News Nosh 03.10.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday March 10, 2014

Note: Maariv's publisher is trying to sell the paper and as a result it did not go to print Sunday. Today, I saw that the print version of Sunday's paper went online at NRG Hebrew and I have posted yesterday's headlines and the key articles below. Today, no print version was posted online, however the reporters continue to post articles to the NRG website and News Nosh will continue to include the relevant ones. 

Quote of the day:
“It happened with no warning. And it is not as if we were hiding that we were Israelis until that point. We are proud Israelis, we never hid it from anyone.”
--Yaacov Zacharia of Tel Aviv, on being barred from disembarking from a Norwegian cruise ship in Tunis, because he was Israeli.**

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News Nosh 03.09.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday March 09, 2014

Quote of the day:
"The Palestinians in the occupied territories live under the Israeli government's rule, even though they did not choose this government and they cannot influence its decision-making in any legal way. This situation is unequal and unjust."
--From a letter written by Israeli Jewish teenagers to the Israeli Prime Minister declaring they refuse to be drafted into the Israeli army.**

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News Nosh 03.07.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday March 07, 2014

Quote of the day:
 “May their name and memory be wiped out. Let them die, those leftists…kill them. They’re worse than Arabs!”
--A post on a racist Facebook page. Israeli Police say their hands are tied and they cannot open an incitement case against anyone without the approval of the State Prosecutor's Office.**

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News Nosh 03.06.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday March 06, 2014

Quote of the day:
"The younger generation of American Jews is much more Barack Obama than it is Netanyahu. Its world of values is the liberal world. Its perception of reality is a pacifist perception. It utterly rejects the occupation, the use of force and human rights violations."
--Peter Beinart writes that Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is turning his back on the generation of US Jews who still have a deep emotional affinity to Israel, but cannot accept the settlers and the Occupation.**
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News Nosh 03.05.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday March 05, 2014

Quote of the day:
"The crowd that comes is responding positively and also the artists, to whom we send the posters for approval, they really love the idea."
-- David Saidov, artistic director of the "Yellow Submarine" music club in Jerusalem, on the Arabic added to advertising posters for performances of Jewish Israeli performers.**

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News Nosh 03.04.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday March 04, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Twelve years of slavery are needed in order to purchase an apartment in Israel, unless you live beyond the Green Line. It's not a movie, it's the reality." 
--Opposition leader and Labor Chairman Knesset Member Isaac Herzog called on israel Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu "to stop lying to the public" after statistics released yesterday showed 2013 made a 10-year high in settlement construction.**

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