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Terror & Coexistence: Personal Thoughts on HonestReporting’s Mission to Israel

On June 9, a pair of Palestinian terrorists carrying homemade semi-automatic weapons opened fire on Israelis at the Sarona shopping center in Tel Aviv, killing four and injuring 16. Three days later a terrorist who had pledged allegiance to ISIS opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 and injuring an additional 53. When I talk to my friends


Were Photographers Right to Boycott Bibi’s Press Conference?

In a show of solidarity, press photographers boycotted yesterday’s joint press conference of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his visiting French counterpart, Manuel Valls. They were protesting the behavior of Netanyahu’s security detail, who demanded that pool photographer Atef Safadi take off his pants before entering the venue. The Ramallah-based Safadi, who works for European


Video: Real People, Real Stories: Part 1: Terror on a Bus

Miri’s life has been touched by terror, several times. In part one Miri tells the story of when terrorists attacked her while she was riding a public bus. In parts 2 and 3 we talk about the death of Miri’s uncle, Shahar Melamed, and the near stabbing of her 8 year old sister.