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New York Times Complicates Jerusalem Issue

In a front page story on the eve of President Obama’s visit to Israel, NYT Bureau Chief Jodi Rudoren writes that a small number of Jews buying apartments in predominantly Arab Jerusalem neighborhoods is “complicating” the Jerusalem issue. Rudoren admits that these apartments are privately financed and not part of an Israeli government initiative. So

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Come to Israel: On Us!

HR’s free trip to Israel contest, sponsored by Heritage Affinity Services, will end on March 10. If you have not yet signed up, you can do so here. Contest is open to all new and current subscribers. Good luck.  

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Taught to Hate

In a New York Times article about Israelis response to two alleged attacks by Jewish teens against Palestinians (“After Attacks, Israeli Schools Confront Hate,”) we are told by a Palestinian student that: “People are taught to hate, so they hate.” Despite the fact that the speaker was portraying Israelis as being taught to hate Palestinians,

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New Video: CNN Runs on Empty

We have just published a new video: CNN Runs on Empty     CNN introduces a news video about a Palestinian athlete with unrelated footage. The narrator says that the footage of a violent protest is simply part of the Palestinians’ struggle for an independent country, ignoring the fact that Israel has repeatedly invited the

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Tel Aviv Mayor Tells the Media His City is Cool — but not Israel’s Capital

Following The Guardian’s statement that Tel Aviv is the capital of Israel and the UK Press Complaints Commission’s ruling in The Guardian’s favor, who better to ask whether Tel Aviv is the capital of Israel than Ron Huldai, the Mayor of Tel Aviv? So that’s exactly what we did! Yesterday, in the Mayor’s office, we

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