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News Nosh 06.26.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday June 26, 2015 

Numbers of the day:
49 and 9.
--Percentage of Israelis who think a nuclear agreement with Iran is an existential threat and the percentage of those who support Israeli military action against Iran.**

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News Nosh 06.25.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday June 25, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"We know that the road to peace is not easy, that the answers are not straightforward, and that it takes two sides to make peace. But we also know that in the absence of progress towards peace, Israel loses support, and peace becomes even harder to achieve."
--Outgoing Jewish UK Ambassador to Israel, Matthew Gould, writes a warm goodbye letter to Israelis.**

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News Nosh 06.24.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday June 24, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"It’s possible they wore short dresses, but they were more modest and didn’t reach mid-hip.”
--The main complaint of Magda Haroun, the leader of the tiny Jewish community of Egypt, about the accuracy of the portrayal of Jews in the new big hit TV series in the Arab world, “The Jewish Quarter.”**

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News Nosh 06.23.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday June 23, 2015 

Quote of the day:
״Now what? Now let's stop telling ourselves our narrative, and let's deal with some of the claims."
--Senior Maariv political commentator Ben Caspit writes today that the UN report on Operation Protective Edge was "balanced and restrained."

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News Nosh 06.22.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday June 22, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"This is a textbook that expands their education about our neighbors. If parents say such things we have a big problem." 
--Nes Tziona Mayor and Likudnik, Yossi Shabo, responds to the fiery reaction by parents after he gave the city's high school graduates a book about the history of Arabs and Islam.**

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News Nosh 06.21.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday June 21, 2015 

Quote of the day:
“Next time you enter this community, I’m detaining you all for disturbing the peace ... You’re known as left-wing activists, and I have no problem doing this legally, okay? I’m telling you, that’s how we’ll work starting from tomorrow.”
--What policeman Yaniv Ohana told Ta'ayush peace activists filming illegal settlement construction at the West Bank settlement outpost of Avigail.**

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News Nosh 06.19.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday June 19, 2015 

Number of the day:
17.
Number of churches and mosques that have been torched in Israel and the West Bank with no one indicted in any of the cases.**

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News Nosh 06.18.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday June 18, 2015

Quote of the day:
“...therefore we decided to fire a volley of shells toward the point from which he lost his life.”
--IDF Battalion commander Lt. Col. Neria Yeshurun described the shelling of a Gaza medical clinic because he and his soldiers were sorry that they could not be at the funeral of a fellow officer who was killed by fire from the clinic.**

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News Nosh 06.17.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday June 17, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"This is a terrorist act holding thousands of Palestinians hostage."
--Meretz party chief MK Zehava Gal-On says she won't withdraw her bill to require labeling of settlement products sold in Israel, despite settler factories' threats to fire Palestinian employees.**

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News Nosh 06.16.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday June 16, 2015 

Number of the day:
761.
--The number of Palestinian civilians that Israel now says were killed in last summer's Gaza war. The IDF's figure, released for the first time since the war, is almost half of the UN number. Israel says that nearly half of the Palestinians killed were armed.**

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