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24 Years of Hamas Ideology Won’t Simply Disappear

Hamas is now talking “non-violent resistance.” According to The Guardian, it’s part of the organization’s rapprochement with the PA, and also a move towards the more progressive...

December 19, 2011 12:43 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/18/2011

Everything you need to know about the weekend media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Though he’s too diplomatic to say so directly, Dennis Ross indicates that Mahmoud Abbas is the biggest obstacle...

December 18, 2011 16:36 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/15/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Mahmoud Abbas comes to bury Fayyad, not to praise him. And what does the US withdrawal from Iraq mean for Israeli...

December 15, 2011 14:14 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/14/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Ayatollah Khameini’s son is reportedly arrested in a plot to assassinate the Iranian supreme leader. And...

December 14, 2011 16:39 By :

“Even Egypt’s Salafist Extremists are Fielding Women Candidates”

Although images of women on signs around Jerusalem are being defaced by an extremist minority of haredim, but that doesn’t stop the Globe & Mail from comparing Israel’s Orthodox community...

December 14, 2011 14:40 By :

More Honors For Silwan Fauxtography

AFP photographer Ilia Yefimovich sounds pretty defensive about his 2010 photo of a Palestinian kid getting hit by a car in Silwan. Yesterday, his image was chosen Best Photograph in a Tel Aviv exhibition....

December 14, 2011 10:55 By :

5 Thoughts On Press Cards for Bloggers

There’s a lot of new hope that bloggers will be able to get media credentials from the Israeli Government Press Office. I’m excited by the possibility too, but here are some issues on my mind: 1....

December 13, 2011 20:17 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/13/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. A prominent British editor apparently spent his gap year in a PFLP training camp, “and he wasn’t there to...

December 13, 2011 19:19 By :

Le Post Censors “Racist” Danny Ayalon Refugees Video

One French website, Le Post, thinks Danny Ayalon’s latest video about refugees is “potentially racist”. The website — which is styled after the Huffington Post and affiliated with...

December 13, 2011 17:42 By :

2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards: And The Winners Are . . .

We just went live with our 2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards. We appreciate all the feedback and chatter on our web site and Facebook — it gave us a lot to think about. Click on the image and end the...

December 13, 2011 12:20 By :