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News Nosh 10.15.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Tuesday October 15, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Some of my comrades-in-arms got combat shock, not from the battle itself, but from the burial of the (Egyptian) soldiers."
--Major (res.) Mati Chai talks about his understandings about war and the enemy after he decides to return the dog tags he took from a dead Egyptian soldier 40 years ago.**


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News Nosh 10.14.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday October 14, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"... if you observe American Jews, you know full well that young American Jews are much less disposed to tolerate the cognitive dissonance that results from the clash between their values and some Israeli policies."
--Americans for Peace Now spokesman, Ori Nir, analyzes recent polls showing a new American Jewish generation that is alienated from an intransigent Israel.**


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News Nosh 10.13.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday October 13, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Students need music in order to cry, she explained."
--Haaretz education affairs reporter Or Kashti describes how the Israeli education system manipulates Israeli teenagers' feelings of fear to instill nationalist messages.**


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News Nosh 10.11.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Friday October 11, 2013

 

Numbers of the day:

14.1% and 8.1%
-- The percentage of ultra-Orthodox and national religious youths who claimed former prime minister Yitzhak Rabin was killed by an Arab.**


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News Nosh 10.10.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Thursday October 10, 2013

 

Number of the day:

175.
--Number of pupils in lock-down in their school in the village of Jalud, while Israeli settlers attacked.**


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News Nosh 10.09.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday October 09, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"My father didn't come to Haifa from the Budapest ghetto in order to get recognition from Abu Mazen (Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas)."
--Yair Lapid tells Charlie Rose that Israel does not need a declaration from the Palestinians that they recognize Israel as a Jewish state.**


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News Nosh 10.08.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Tuesday October 08, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

'Yosef was the only major rabbinic figure to make the courageous ruling that preserving lives was more important than retaining territory...(But he) also represented a racist version of Judaism, claiming that non-Jews were born only "to serve us. Otherwise, they have no place in this world."
--Haaretz Editorial describes how along with his virtues and achievements, Yosef will also be remembered as a man who contributed a great deal to the polarization and division of Israeli society. **


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News Nosh 10.07.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday October 07, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"When I was 20-years-old, I realized that my first reaction to hearing Arabic on the streets was fear. I wanted it to be different for my son - that Arabic also be a language of joy, fun and coexistence."
--Adva Shay explains why she decided to send her son to a Jewish-Arab bilingual preschool.**


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News Nosh 10.06.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday October 06, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"In the next version, we will be happy to give you credit for your research study. We believe scientists are envoys of peace and scientists' way of thinking is different from politicians."
--From email Iranian physicists wrote to Israeli physicists over mistakenly not giving the Israeli scientists credit.**


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News Nosh 10.04.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Friday October 04, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"I don't know what the goal of this government is. Does it want to keep all of the land in our hands, like most of the coalition wants? Does it want to go towards a two-state solution?"
--In an interview with Maariv, former deputy prime minister and Likud MK Dan Meridor expresses doubt in the present government's intentions to reach a peace agreement.**


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