Author Archives: Simon Plosker

Live Today: Connecting Israel and the Diaspora

HonestReporting will be hosting a live feed to the following event. Come back to this page at 11am EST / 6pm Israel time to connect with Israel’s Minister of Diaspora Affairs, Naftali Bennett. Disclaimer: This event is not a project of HonestReporting and HR does not endorse the political opinions of any individual Israeli politicians.

Abbas’s “Three No’s” in Obama Meeting

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. According to an Israeli Channel Two TV report, PA President Mahmoud Abbas issued “three no’s” in his meeting with U.S. President Obama: Specifically, the report said, Abbas rejected Prime Minister Benjamin

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A Polemic to Palestinian Victim-hood

How does Israel fare when it comes to its treatment of Palestinians compared to, for example, Syria? Writing in The Guardian, Karma Nabulsi finds a way to make Israel equally culpable while arguing against Palestinian refugees “forfeiting” their “right of return.” She describes the harsh conditions of Palestinian refugees in the Middle East: Forfeited if you

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Guardian Headline Fail Over Golan Heights Attack

Both the Daily Telegraph and The Guardian published a Reuters report on Israel’s response to a Syrian attack on its soldiers in the Golan Heights. But check out the respective headlines: The Daily Telegraph: The Guardian: Spot the difference? While the Daily Telegraph’s headline makes it clear that Israel was responding to an attack on

Only Israel is “Hard-Line” According to AP

Israel’s coalition government doesn’t always speak with one voice when it comes to dealing with the Palestinian issue. But why does the Associated Press refer to it as “hard-line”? Members of Israel’s hard-line government have questioned Abbas’ readiness to make peace. But ahead of Monday’s meeting, Abbas received a boost of support from Israeli President

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