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News Nosh 12.24.14


APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday December 24, 2014
 

Quote of the day:

“I’m a soldier in the army of conscience/I’ll shoot you with bullets of poetry/I’ll assassinate you with a monologue/I’ll commit suicide with the bomb of a dance troupe and I’ll torture you with the beat of drums/”
--Lyrics from the song ‘Search Me’ by Israeli-Arab rappers Wala Sabit and Jowan Safadi who fought for two years against charges of incitement to violence and support for a terror organization based on the song until they were declared ‘not guilty.’**


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News Nosh 12.23.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday December 23, 2014

Number of the day:
35.
Percent of Israel's children who live in poverty.

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News Nosh 12.22.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday December 22, 2014

Quote of the day:
“Even if they are carrying a knife, it’s not to attack, but for ‘defense’ along the way."
--IDF reveals that the number of Gazans trying to leave the Strip and infiltrate into Israel since the devastating summer war rose 25% and the purpose is not to attack Israelis.**

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News Nosh 12.21.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday December 21, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Whoever thinks that military deterrence is the route to peace and quiet for the Gaza bordering regions doesn't understand that wars are won by diplomats."
--Haim Yellin, Head of the Eshkol Regional Council, where a rocket from Gaza fell in an open field.**

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News Nosh 12.19.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday December 19, 2014

Quote of the day:
“I invited the President to the graduation ceremony of Moran and Inbar in a few years, but I suggested he come before that to play basketball with the school’s men’s team. He asked, ‘Are they good?’ I said they were excellent and he reacted with a big smile.”
--Rebecca Bardach, Yad B’Yad (Jewish-Arab) School employee and mother of two children at the school, who was invited to light Hannukah candles at the White House with two of the school’s 9th graders, following the arson attack on the school.**

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News Nosh 12.18.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday December 18, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Our biggest problem is that the Europeans have stopped talking with us, and have started talking about us."
--Israeli diplomatic source tells Ynet following string of string of diplomatic blows Israel suffered yesterday.**

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News Nosh 12.17.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday December 17, 2014

Word of the day:
Shahid.
--Official title given Tuesday by government of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to some 150 Jewish Iranians who fell in the Iran-Iraq War.**

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News Nosh 12.16.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday December 16, 2014

Quote of the day:
“Even if the veto is given, an especially strong red light must turn on in Jerusalem: This is the beginning, gradually, of the end of the automatic US veto era.”
--Former diplomat Alon Pinkas writes about the indecision of the US over whether to veto proposals at the UN to end the Israeli occupation and establish a Palestinian state.**

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News Nosh 12.15.14


APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday December 15, 2014

Quote of the day:
“How can a bus driver work if the passengers endanger his life? He can’t get off at the bus stop or even change places. Like a sitting target he can only guess who will decide to attack him, curse him, spit on him, beat and injure him.”
--Haaretz Op-Ed writer, Tirtza Flohr, laments the violence towards Arab bus drivers, many of whom have quit or stopped working in Jerusalem following the hanging of one of their colleagues and the regular violence from passengers.**

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News Nosh 12.14.14


APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday December 14, 2014

Quote of the day:
 "The study of plants for medicinal purposes was the prime goal, but the cooperation with the researchers from the Palestinian Authority and from the rest of the nations was no less important."
--President of Hadassah College, Professor Berthold Friedlander, remarks on the unusual cooperation between Israeli and Palestinian researchers in a three-year study on medicinal plants found in the land they share and says that peace will come from the academia.**

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