APN's daily news review from Israel - Wednesday June 24, 2020
Quote of the day:
"Because this time, it was impossible not to see how his long strong hand stubbornly extended toward the
depleted state coffers, how it reached there before the hands of other citizens - self-employed people,
entertainers, senior citizens, students, disadvantaged people."
--Yedioth columnist Meirav Betito writes that Netanyahu's request - and its approval - for tax benefits at a time
when many families are collapsing with no income due to the corona crisis exposes his indifference to the needs of
the country's citizens.*
You Must Be Kidding:
“The prime minster shouldn’t have to try to find a way to make it through the month."
—Netanyahu loyalist, MK Miki Zohar, argued in support of approving tax breaks for Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin