Author Archives: Simon Plosker

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Christian Science Monitor: Israel in a “Cycle of Revenge Killings”

Christian Science Monitor: Israel in a “Cycle of Revenge Killings”

The Christian Science Monitor misunderstands when it portrays Israel as participating in a “cycle of revenge killings” in response to three teens’ murder.

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Three Murdered Teens: Irish Times’ “Cycle of Violence”

The Irish Times falsely depicts a “cycle of violence” despite Israel responding to the murder of three teens by Hamas terrorists.

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Israel Grieves for Three Murdered Teens, Media Makes a Mess

As Israel grieves for the loss of three teens murdered by Hamas terrorists, we expose some of the media’s worst reporting.

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“Three Young Jewish Settlers”

To most Israelis (not withstanding certain Israeli-Arab MKs) and Jews, Naftali Fraenkel, Gil­-ad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach are our own children. It matters not where they studied, their level of religiosity, their political views or where they lived. But for some in the media, the defining element is the three teens’ connection to “settlements” that appears to be more important

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HR Hosts Inaugural Rooftop Speaker Event

HonestReporting was proud to host two events over consecutive weeks at its Jerusalem headquarters. Danny Seaman, veteran of over 30 years fighting for Israel’s image as the former Deputy Director of the Ministry of Public Diplomacy as well as former Director of the Government Press Office, addressed 70 attendees on HR’s panoramic rooftop deck. Following

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Australian Jews as Jihadists

The prospect of young Muslims travelling to Iraq and Syria to fight with jihadist groups such as ISIS, before returning home to their countries of citizenship is something that is of mounting concern to many Western governments. Writing in Brisbane’s Courier Mail, Paul Syvret argues, however, that “Islam does not have a monopoly on hard-line malcontents

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Israel Strikes Syrian Military Targets

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. Israel strikes Syrian military targets. The Israeli Air Force launched retaliatory air strikes on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights overnight Sunday, confirming direct hits on nine army positions belonging to the Assad regime

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