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News Nosh 4.22.21

APN's daily news review from Israel - Thursday April 22, 2021

You Must Be Kidding: 
An Israeli settlement university in the West Bank is giving students academic credit for volunteering at illegal Israeli settlement outposts, many of which were established on privately-owned Palestinian land.**


Breaking News:
Syrian Anti-aircraft Missile Exploded in Southern Israel, IDF Struck Near Damascus
Syrian missile fired at an IAF jet, missed its target and landed near Dimona and set off air raid sirens near the country's top-secret nuclear reactor. And Israeli interceptor was not activated to shoot it down, Maariv reported. In Tehran, some claimed it was a surface-to-surface missile, not a surface-to-air missile as reported in Israel. No group has taken responsibility for the launch, which could be Iran's revenge on Israel for Natanz sabotage attack. Israel attacked near Damascus afterward. Syria reported that one officer was killed and three soldiers were injured. (Haaretz+, Maariv, Ynet and Israel Hayom)

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News Nosh 4.19.21

APN's daily news review from Israel - Monday April 19, 2021
 

Quote of the day:

“If I had told you five years ago that three TV stations would stop their newscast to broadcast a speech by an Arab politician saying what he thinks about the composition of the coalition in Israel, you would have said I was joking.”
Arab-Israeli activist and lawyer Ameer Fakhoury speaks about how for the first time,large parts of the Jewish population can distinguish between the different elements of the so-called Arab parties, and are even willing to accept some of them as partners in running the state.*

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News Nosh 4.13.21

APN's daily news review from Israel - Tuesday April 13, 2021

 

Quote of the day:

“This is the moment I’ve been waiting for.”
—Anti-Arab 'Religious Zionism' party MK Itamar Ben-Gvir said when Arab and Jewish left-wing members of Knesset walked out when he stepped to the podium to speak. Ben-Gvir is a disciple of anti-Arab bigot Rabbi Meir Kahane.*

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News Nosh 4.12.21

APN's daily news review from Israel - Monday April 12, 2021
 

Quote of the day:

"This time it went well, next time it might not.”
--Security sources tell Maariv's political analyst Ben Caspit that why Israeli attacks on Iranian targets are problematic and possibly damaging to Israel. See translated article below.*


You Must Be Kidding: 
An Israeli judge issued an arrest warrant for Majed Karshan, a Palestinian man living in Anata village in the West Bank, because he did not show up to a court hearing in Israel, which he could not show up to because his request for an entry permit was rejected.**

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News Nosh 4.11.21

APN's daily news review from Israel - Sunday April 11, 2021

 
Quote of the day:
“Anyone who is not a Jew in Israel is a second-class citizen, because this country is for Jews. What is so hard to understand?"
--Setter activist, Daniella Weiss, said in an interview and was quoted by Maariv's Ran Adelist in an Op-Ed about the right-wing and their changing views on Arabs.*

Breaking News:
Report: Iran's Natanz nuclear site suffers 'mishap' as advanced centrifuges go online;Iran's atomic energy agency says it was ‘nuclear terrorism.' (See Top News below.)
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News Nosh 4.8.21

APN's daily news review from Israel - Thursday April 8, 2021

 

Quote of the day:
“You and your Kahanist friend represent a sick variant of Judaism, which only a politically perverted mind like that of Netanyahu could ignore or rely on. You continue to be racist and we will continue to share the maternity ward with you.”
Arab MK Ahmed Tibi wrote in response to the Tweet by extremist MK Bezalel Smotrich, saying that “We will make sure that Arabs who don’t recognize that Israel belongs to the Jews won’t be here.”*

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News Nosh 4.6.21

APN's daily news review from Israel - Tuesday April 6, 2021

 

Quote of the day:

"Could anyone else possibly compare to Bibi when it comes to symbolizing this country? Just like him, it plays the victim, is corrupt, cynical, arrogant, malicious, racist, mendacious, cunning, aggressive, greedy, susceptible to bribery, conflicted, hypocritical, self-righteous, cruel, treacherous, hedonistic and suspected of criminal actions. So similar are the two that, in the twilight, it’s quite hard to distinguish between the symbolizer and the symbolized."
--B. Michael writes that Israel deserves Binyamin Netanyahu as prime minister.*


Breaking News:
*President Reuven Rivlin gives Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu the mandate to form the next government.

*Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian man and wounded his wife in West Bank. The army initially alleged the couple, who have five children, had attempted to ram the soldiers with their car, but a preliminary military investigation said it was too early to determine that it was an attack. The wounded wife said Israeli soldiers asked them to stop their car and after they did, a soldier waved them forward at which point soldiers opened fire on them. (Ynet, Maariv, Haaretz+, WAFA)

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News Nosh 4.5.21

APN's daily news review from Israel - Monday April 5, 2021

 

Quote of the day:

“Those days are gone.”
—Yedioth’s diplomatic correspondent, Itamar Eichner, writes that the Biden administration is signaling the dawn of a new era in which the US will no longer be basing its policies on Jerusalem's positions.*

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News Nosh 3.31.21

APN's daily news review from Israel - Wednesday March 31, 2021



Note: News Nosh will be off for the rest of the Passover holiday and return on Monday April 5th.

 

Quote of the day:

"(I am) hopeful that the elected representatives will adhere to the people's demand for unusual alliances, cross-sectoral collaborations, and professional and dedicated work for the sake of all Israeli citizens."
--Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said that Israelis want their politicians to think and act out of the usual box when they make the next government.* 

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News Nosh 3.30.21

APN's daily news review from Israel - Tuesday March 30, 2021

You Must Be Kidding: 
Due to a financial dispute between two Israeli institutions thousands of Palestinianresidents of the capital still have not gotten their second dose, even though more than three weeks have passed.**

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