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Sky News Misreads Mainstream Israelis

Sky News Misreads Mainstream Israelis

In an analysis for Sky News, Middle East News Editor Tom Rayner examines John Kerry’s “apartheid” remarks and writes the following: The two-state solution mantra is that Israel cannot remain both “Jewish” and “democratic” if it fails to cut a deal creating an independent Palestinian state. The reason is demographic – if the Palestinian Territories and Israel

Media Minimizing Hamas Impact on Negotiations

There’s plenty of discussion over which side bears the most responsibility for the breakdown of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. One crucial aspect that appears to be downplayed in some media is the impact of the announcement of  the reconciliation deal between the PA and Hamas. According to Israeli sources, talks with the Palestinians on returning to negotiations

Israel Government Fellows Visit HR HQ

HonestReporting hosted thirty participants of the Israel Government Fellows program at our Jerusalem headquarters. The Israel Government Fellows program is a unique leadership program, endorsed by the Office of the Prime Minister of Israel. Participants work within the Israeli government system, attend seminars with some of the leading figures in Israeli political and public life, and

Baruch Mizrahi (photo credit: AFP/HO/Israel Police)

Passover Terror Passed Over

Possibly the worst reporting on the terrorist murder of Baruch Mizrahi, who was killed by a Palestinian terrorist while driving to a family Passover Seder, appeared in The Times of London under the headline: “Israeli policeman is shot dead amid fury over settlers’ return.” The story begins: An Israeli policeman was shot dead near Hebron on the eve

The Economist Gets its “Settlers” Wrong

A recent article in The Economist reports on the breakdown of peace talks and refers to the murder of Baruch Mizrahi, who was killed by a Palestinian terrorist while driving to a family Passover Seder: The next day a Palestinian gunman fired on cars on a nearby road restricted to settlers, killing one of them.

Fallout from Breakdown of Peace Talks Continues

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 fallout from the breakdown of the peace talks continues. Israel has expressed its disappointment with John Kerry’s remarks. Meanwhile the Daily Telegraph carries an interview with Israel’s Intelligence Minister Yuval

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