Author Archives: Alex Margolin

Israel to Rejoin UN Human Rights Council?

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Israel to rejoin UN Human Rights Council? News reports in Israel claim the Netanyahu government agreed to end its 18 month boycott of the controversial body in exchange for a

US Holding Talks With Hezbollah?

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. US and Hezbollah are reportedly holding indirect talks mediated by London. Because the US, unlike the UK, recognizes both the political and military wings of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization

Israeli Boycotters Caught Using Israeli Technology

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Cornell BDS group caught using Israeli technology, defends itself by claiming that “BDS is a tactic, not a principle.”  So urging others to boycott Israel while knowingly using its products is

Oren: Israel Always Wanted Assad Removed

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. UN finally released its findings on the use of chemical weapons in Syria. The report was clear that chemical weapons were used but vague about who used them, even as

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New York Times’ Weak Response to ‘Stone Thrower’ Article

A column by the Times’ Public Editor Margaret Sullivan briefly addresses the controversy surrounding last week’s article by Jodi Rudoren about Palestinian stone throwers. HonestReporting took issue with the original article, noting that Rudoren failed to convey the fact that throwing rocks is an act of violence. Sullivan claimed there were many complaints about the

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