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Crunching Numbers With Deborah Orr

Crunching Numbers With Deborah Orr

AP reports that Al-Qaida is offering three kilos of gold worth $160,000 to anyone who kills the US ambassador to Yemen. A bounty of $23,000 was also placed on the lives of US military personnel there. Somewhere out there, I suspect columnist Deborah Orr is seething at Israeli “racism” and the idea that Israeli lives

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Australian Jews Respond to Ugly Cartoon

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. Loads of commentary on Thursday’s UN statehood vote. See it all below. 2. Howard Zwier blasts back at the Sydney Morning Herald for this disgusting Michael Leunig cartoon. After taking

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A Year of Dishonest Reporting — Why The Guardian Won

Find out why The Guardian won the Dishonest Reporter Award.

Ambassador Taub: Anti-Semitic “Sickness” in the UK Media

Addressing the Big Tent Israel advocacy conference in Manchester, UK, Israeli Ambassador Daniel Taub said the following: When a leading newspaper publishes antisemitic words, such as we heard on the release of Gilad Shalit alleging that this deal shows that Zionists values the lives of the ‘chosen’ more than it values the lives of anyone

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The Guardian’s Readers’ Editor On Anti-Semitism

Deborah Orr’s smarmy column on the Gilad Shalit deal continues to raise enough of a stink that even Chris Elliott, The Guardian’s Readers’ Editor, finally weighs in on the piece’s anti-Semitism. Three times in the last nine months I have upheld complaints against language within articles that I agreed could be read as antisemitic. The

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Media Cheat Sheet 10/30/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Today’s coverage focused on Gaza rocket fire and Israeli retaliation. Unfortunately, some journos skewed the chronology while others used non-judgmental shorthand giving the impression Israel sparked the fighting. Moshe Ami was buried in Ashkelon after succumbing to shrapnel wounds. Gaza Heats Up • In Ashkelon,

Media Cheat Sheet 10/27/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Peace Process • Commenting on Condi Rice’s memoirs, David Ignatius says the Obama administration’s failure to advance the peace process is compounded by the fact that the US could have used Olmert’s proposal as a building block for peace talks. • The Christian Science Monitor has capsule

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