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News Nosh 06.03.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday June 3, 2015 

Quote of the day:
“There is no occupation here and this subject is not urgent. In the Six Day War we got what was ours. We returned home. This issue has no importance on the public agenda. I suggest promoting discussions on peace and co-existence. Forget two states, there will only be one state – the State of Israel.”
--In a stormy Knesset debate, Likud MK Miki Zohar says the Knesset does not need to hold a discussion about the Six Day War on its 48th anniversary this week.**

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News Nosh 06.02.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday June 2, 2015 

Quote of the day:
“Last week the (kibbutz) administration decided to that the Arab laborers are good enough to enter the kibbutz, renovate and build our homes, but G-d forbid, not to eat with us in the same space in the dining room. Why?...Because some mothers complained…that the laborers were ‘scary.’”
--Ranen Yazarsky revealed her kibbutz’s ‘dirty laundry’ on her Facebook page sparking a storm.**

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News Nosh 06.01.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday June 1, 2015 

Quote of the day:
“The defendant made a case from which it is clear that when many complaints were filed of incitement against groups of Jews, settlers or soldiers, no criminal investigation was even launched – and if the complaints were examined, the state made do with a delayed reply, to the effect that there was no ‘real possibility’ of violence."
--Kfar Saba Magistrate’s Court Judge Nava Bechor criticized the prosecution, which, she said, selectively enforces the law against right-wingers compared to others.** 

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News Nosh 05.31.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday May 31, 2015 


Quote of the day:
"At FIFA on Friday, it was proved, again, that we understand only force. Suddenly Israel is prepared to compromise on four significant issues for the Palestinians, suddenly we are promising and begging and returning VIP cards (to Palestinians) and vowing to behave."
--Maariv's Ben Caspit writes that Israel's supposed diplomatic victory was actually a failure.**

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News Nosh 05.29.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday May 29, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"I really hope we won't get to that point because it will be a tsunami for Israeli soccer."
--Former Israel Soccer Association chief Yaakov Arel said the FIFA vote whether to suspend Israel

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News Nosh 05.28.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday May 28, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"I'm not opposed to talking with anyone who is willing to talk."
--Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said he was not opposed to speaking with Hamas to solve the situation in Gaza.**

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News Nosh 05.27.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday May 27, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"It is time we internalize that the Palestinians have changed their strategy; they realized the cannot beat Israel with force, so they have shifted their efforts to the diplomatic front."
--Says Zionist Camp MK Nachman Shai in article about how Israeli diplomacy is being silenced because MKs of this almost evenly divided Knesset are severely restricted in traveling abroad.**

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News Nosh 05.26.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday May 26, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"The elections are over, Arabs, get out of our sight. The politicians’ Knesset speeches upon the presentation of the government went off the air on all three TV channels when it was Odeh’s turn to speak. Was this any worse than what Netanyahu said on Election Day about Arabs 'voting in droves'?"
--Haaretz commentator Yitzhak Laor laments how the media and the liberals in Israel only remember the Arab citizens during election time.**

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News Nosh 05.25.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday May 25, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"In our country, the 'Other' is important to me event if he isn't Jewish,"
--President Reuven Rivlin tells students at a Jewish high school in Jerusalem where he made a surprise visit Thursday.**

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News Nosh 05.21.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday May 21, 2015 

Note: News Nosh will be off for Shavuot holiday Friday through Sunday, May 22-24.

Quote of the day:
"Forget separate buses. Double-decker buses! But we're on top."
--Assaf Appelboim, one of many Israelis to Tweet on the program to prevent Palestinians from traveling on buses in West Bank buses.**

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