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Bethlehem’s Doing Better Than Big Media Lets On

Bethlehem’s Doing Better Than Big Media Lets On

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 one British paper, Bethlehem’s thriving. The Independent‘s Matthew Kalman reports: The ancient city, built around the Church of the Nativity on Manger Square that marks the grotto where

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Armed With “Statehood,” Abbas Threatens to Dismantle PA

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. Mahmoud Abbas threatened to dismantle PA if Israel continues pushing E1 development. The man who just got “statehood” from the UN is now quoted in media reports saying: Speaking at

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Jesus Would’ve Been Shot By Palestinians

Here’s some really ugly spin from The Guardian: The security barrier so heavily criticized in Phoebe Greenwood’s dispatch was built to prevent suicide bombers, drive by shootings etc. – the kind of activities that get people added to Santa’s naughty list. If he were to come this year, it’s more likely Jesus would’ve been shot by Palestinians

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2 Christmas Season Stories We Can Do Without

Christmas season’s here, and that means it’s time for Big Media to file holiday-related stories. Usually, this means spotlighting the status of Christians and religious freedom in the Holy Land. West Bank holy sites and UNESCO may be this year’s de-rigeuer issue. Those are legitimate and timely angles. But there are two Christmas stories we can do without. 1.

The Grinch That Destroys Christmas

It’s that time of year again – the media prepares to take a festive bash at Israel.

Bethlehem – Abusing the Christmas Story

The media employs seasonal religious symbolism to attack Israel.

Christmas In Bethlehem

Media exaggerate Bethlehem's demise and under-report anti-Christian violence by Palestinians

Who Stole Christmas?

While the media blame Israel for a dour Christmas in Bethlehem, the real cause seems to be PA policy and Muslim intolerance.

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