Author Archives: Pesach Benson


Israel Daily News Stream 04/15/2012

Everything you need to know about the latest media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Hussein Ibish bristles at critics calling him a “Zionist.” Egyptian elections in disarray as three leading candidates are disqualified. And why the Arab eagerness to restore synagogues for non-existent Jewish communities? Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Israel


Israel Daily News Stream 04/04/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Notice to readers: The Israel Daily News Stream will resume after Passover. The International Criminal Court deals a setback to Palestinian lawfare. The Muslim Brotherhood launches a US charm offensive. And two pandering Palestinians suffer foot-in-mouth syndrome. Join the Israel Daily

Helen Thomas Spurned By WHCA, Loved By PLO

Despite having been spurned by the White House Correspondents Association, Helen Thomas still feels Palestinian love. That’s because the PLO’s Washington delegation honored Thomas with its own journalism award. The 91 year-old journalism veteran was forced out of her position at Hearst Newspapers two years ago for saying Jews should get the hell out of Palestine. What took