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…
Our very own Gary Kenzer will be in Toronto this June, discussing photo bias. Does a picture really paint 1,000 words? When: Thursday, June 9 at 7.00 p.m Where: Temple Sinai Congregation Click here for more info and to register. Gary will also be in Washington D.C. this summer and is available for congregational events…
Terror in Rami Levi Supermarket, an 8 year old survivor.
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…
Our latest Watchdog of the Week enabled HonestReporting to prompt the removal of an anti-Semitic image from a Daily Beast story.
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.
It is encouraging that the British media for the most part finally seem to be taking the anti-Semitism issue seriously, but there is an air of hypocrisy amidst all the outrage and righteous indignation.
Julie Hazan has joined HonestReporting as East Coast Development and Community Engagement Director.
While Israel is held to impossibly high standards for avoiding civilian casualties, the US admits that killing civilians is sometimes necessary in order to get high-value targets.
Freedom House should hold Israel to the same standards it applies to every other country on Earth.