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A street in Gilo.

Jerusalem Neighborhood a Victim of Lazy Journalism

Jerusalem Neighborhood a Victim of Lazy Journalism

Amidst the coverage of John Kerry’s attempts to prevent a collapse of the peace process, a number of media outlets mentioned the approval of over 700 housing tenders for the southern Jerusalem suburb of Gilo. The Daily Telegraph refers to the “East Jerusalem settlement of Gilo” while The Independent refers to the “Gilo settlement in East

Live Today: Connecting Israel and the Diaspora

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Jimmy Carter Rejects BDS

Jimmy Carter, whose book Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid did more to legitimize the Apartheid smear than anything published by the BDS movement, is now publicly opposed to boycotts against Israel, including boycotts limited to the West Bank. Carter told the AP this week that he and “The Elders”  – a group former world leaders that

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