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News Nosh 6.20.19

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday June 20, 2019

 
Quote of the day:
"Without waiting for the facts of the case to come to light, for example, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said that it should be investigated as an act of terrorism. As though a Palestinian pedophile necessarily has an ulterior motive for ravaging an innocent Jewish child. Perhaps he did, but this has not been established."
--Right-wing commentator Ruthie Blum of 'Israel Hayom' slammed politicians for the "appalling political exploitation of a 7-year-old’s rape."


Breaking News:
Iran Downs U.S. Drone: 'We Sent Washington a Message' -
U.S. official confirms the military drone was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile in international airspace. Ynet's Ron Ben-Yishai writes "The race is on to retrieve the U.S. spy drone brought down by Iran"
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News Nosh 6.19.19

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday June 19, 2019
 
Quote of the day:
"If we do not safeguard the fabric that binds us, we’ll fall into the abyss of hate that has destroyed our national home more than once.”
--Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said that the internal rift in Israeli society is its biggest threat.*
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News Nosh 6.18.19

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday June 18, 2019
 
Quote of the day:
"We’re very proud they have equity, the same as all other employees in the company."
--CEO of the Israeli chip designing company Mellanox, Eyal Waldman, who encourages Israeli companies to hire Palestinians, said that 100 Palestinian engineers who worked for Mellanox will also receive a share of the $3.5 million payout, after the takeover by the US company, Nvidia.*
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News Nosh 6.17.19

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday June 17, 2019

 
Quote of the day:
"Most people in Gaza are thirsty for water - but no less - they are thirsty for a normal life and a better future for their children. They are our neighbors, despite everything, and you cannot ignore what is happening there."
--One of the Israeli workers at the site near the Gaza Strip where Yedioth revealed Israel is laying down a new upgraded water pipe to connect to the Palestinian water system.*
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News Nosh 6.12.19

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday June 12, 2019
 
Quote of the day:
“It doesn’t need to matter to anyone what my ethnicity is and what my name is.”
--Newly acquired soccer player of Beitar Jerusalem soccer team, Ali Mohammed, responded to the team's anti-Arab fan club, which opposes the use of his name at the stadium and only agrees to him playing because he is Christian, not Muslim.*
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News Nosh 6.11.19

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday June 11, 2019

 
You Must Be Kidding: 
"Our problem is with his name only and not with the player himself. So we will change his name so that the name Mohammad will not be heard at Teddy Stadium."
—After discovering that the new acquisition to the Beitar Jerusalem soccer team was not a Muslim, the racist anti-Arab 'La Familia' fan club released a statement explaining it did not oppose the acquisition of the Nigerian - but they did have a problem with his name: Ali Mohammed. The post was later deleted.**
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News Nosh 6.6.19

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday June 6, 2019

 
You Must Be Kidding: 
"Super Trump, Jerusalem's prince. Super Trump, to the skies he will reach."
--Chorus of song by Jerusalem's Boys Choir, hailing US President Donald Trump as a savior.**
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News Nosh 6.5.19

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday June 5, 2019

 
Quote of the day:
"Above all, she was the face of Israel as we wanted it to be, as it was supposed to be."
--Yedioth's senior political commentator, Nahum Barnea, writes about Nechama Rivlin, wife of the President, who passed away Wednesday.*
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News Nosh 6.4.19

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday June 4, 2019

 
Quote of the day:
“If the Justice Ministry's department had related to the evidence like we do, they would have clearly seen that the police were responsible for the deaths of Abu al-Kiyan and Erez Levy, and for Odeh’s serious injuries. What we see is a persistent effort to manipulate the evidence, including the failure to provide evidence."
--Professor Eyal Weizman says new video footage categorically shows that it is the police who are responsible for the deaths of Bedouin resident Yakub Abu al-Kiyan and police officer Erez Levy and for the wounding of Arab lawmaker Ayman Odeh during the 2017 government eviction from and destruction of the Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran - and that the police and the Justice Ministry could have reached that conclusion, as well.**
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News Nosh 6.3.19

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday June 3, 2019

 
Number of the day:
10.
The increase in the percentage of US Jews who support dismantling all the Israeli settlements as part of a peace deal with the Palestinians.*
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