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From Iran, With Love

Iran has been caught 10 times smuggling weapons to terrorists. I’m surprised we haven’t seen a video like this sooner.

June 21, 2011 15:23 By :

Which Spin is Out of Step?

Which headline’s sticks out like Mahmoud Abbas at a Jonathan Pollard rally? A scheduling problem? That’s kindest spin I’ve seen yet on the state of Palestinian reconciliation.

June 20, 2011 15:46 By :

Yelena Bonner: A True Human Rights Giant

As I think about the loss of Yelena Bonner, the more I realize how devalued the term “human rights activist” has become. Bonner and her husband, Andrei Sakharov stood up to the Soviet Union...

June 19, 2011 20:34 By :

UNRWA Report: Intentionally Painting a Bleak Picture

The issue with the UNRWA’s latest report on Gaza uemployment  is more about its timing — the fifth anniversary of Israel’s blockade after Hamas took over the Strip. UNRWA spokesman...

June 15, 2011 10:45 By :

Gay Girl in Damascus Hoax: Pinkwashing Israel and Sock Puppetry Extraordinaire

By now, it’s all over the internet that Gay Girl in Damascus was outed. Amina Arraf — a Syrian lesbian and emerging voice for gay Arabs whose views on the Arab Spring gained prominence in...

June 14, 2011 18:18 By :

Bedouin Schools: Razing, Reading and Writing

The fact that a Bedouin school is in Khan al-Ahmar is illegally built and unsafe is unimportant to The Guardian, compared to the rights of indigenous people to let their kids crawl through sewage pipes...

June 13, 2011 10:49 By :

Pro-Israel Blog-Off: The Final Round

The Pro-Israel Blog-Off’s down to two finalists. Elder of Ziyon and Israel Muse. They posted their final entries of the competition. You go to IsraellyCool to see their entries and choose the best...

June 13, 2011 9:50 By :

LA Times Odd Couple: Musa Abu Marzook and John Bolton?

Hamas spinmeister Musa Abu Marzook and John Bolton, the outspoken former US ambassador to the UN, make for the mother of all odd couples. What else can I say after seeing the LA Times publish their analyses...

June 13, 2011 9:23 By :

2 Reader Reps Discuss Israel Coverage, Say Nothing New

When reader representatives talk about their papers’ Mideast coverage, I pay attention. They don’t touch on the Israel file often enough because it’s one of many issues they juggle. Unfortunately,...

June 12, 2011 15:10 By :

Jerusalem Post Editor Stepping Down

We’re sorry to see David Horovitz stepping down as top editor of the Jerusalem Post. Horovitz was a regular speaker at HonestReporting events, including our Mission to Israel. During his time in...

June 12, 2011 14:08 By :