Author Archives: Pesach Benson

ObamaThumb

Obama Arrives in Israel

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. President Obama arrived in Israel. More on the visit below. 2. An ex-Hezbollah member formed new political movement in opposition to the terror group. YNet picks up on reports that

guardianThumb

Why Let An Inconvenient Truth Spoil a Great Mood?

The Guardian broke out the violins by publishing a Palestinian boy’s open letter to President Obama — in the paper’s news section. I hope the world will begin to speak out against the oppression we face in my neighbourhood and [the oppression] against all Palestinians. That you and others will not remain silent while our homes

MalkiRothThumb

The UN’s “Hate Israel Day”

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. Today is what  UN Watch‘s Hillel Neuer calls “Hate Israel Day” at the UN Human Rights Council: Headlining the program this time will be the presentation of a report by

AnonymousThumb

Al Qaida vs. 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. The new Israeli government is due to be sworn in tomorrow. The Times of Israel lists the cabinet players, while the BBC overviews what’s in store. 2. Mariam Farhat, who

nytimeswavesThumb

Hezbollah Ethnic Cleansing Syrian Sunnis

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. Professor Dave Petrasek (Globe & Mail op-ed) accuses Canada of selling out Syrian human rights to You Know Who’s interests: It is deeply troubling that the Canadian government’s support for

ParisThumb

Flubbed Followup of Gaza Baby’s Death

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. Two of the news services most enmeshed in the story of Baby Omar followed up on the story — in skewed ways. Washington Post: It Doesn’t Matter Who Killed Baby

Top