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Media Cheat Sheet 11/01/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Today’s big stories were UNESCO fallout, lingering issues from the recent Gaza rocketfire, and a surprising NY Times op-ed. UNESCO • Now that Palestine is a member of UNESCO, the US has cut funding and Canada is weighing its options. And the Palestinians? They’re already preparing

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

Media Cheat Sheet 10/11/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. News & Commentary • The Jerusalem Post obtained a document sent to Israeli envoys abroad spelling out some of the legal problems Palestinian statehood faces. It’s an important story; I expanded on but one of the points raised: Who is A Palestinian Citizen? • Ofcom (pdf

Monday Morning Reading

What to read before the work day begins? • Turkey Predicts Alliance With Egypt as Regional Anchors — Turkey’s foreign minister foresees Israel and Syria isolated by Egyptian-Turkish “Axis of Democracy.” • Abbas’ UN Fantasy – Ambassador Ron Prosor on why negotiations are the only way to statehood. • Palestinians May Win a Vote, But They

It’s the Anti-Semitism, Stupid

If you don’t believe that the Cairo-Jerusalem meltdown is fueled by Egyptian anti-Semitism, take note:  BBC reporter Thomas Dinham describes How I was subject of anti-Semitic abuse in Cairo. The reaction from his attacker is chilling: While walking in the street someone pushed me from behind with such force that I nearly fell over. Turning

Media Morphs Palestinian Terror Into Israeli Attack

As Israel’s situation vis a vis Egypt becomes progressively worse, many media outlets are searching for explanations as to why the Egyptian “street” should be so angered by Israel. Nobody has yet mentioned decades of state-sanctioned anti-Semitism and incitement in the Egyptian media. Instead, the deaths of five Egyptian soldiers accidentally killed as the IDF

On the Scene in Beersheba Under Fire

HonestReporting’s Oded Ben-Josef went to Beersheba to see the results of Palestinian rocket attacks for himself. Here are some of his reflections. The hundreds of thousands of southern Israel residents living just miles from the Gaza Strip – all within the Green Line, unlike their Palestinian neighbors, have rarely made the news. This, despite a

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Scotland on Sunday: “Israel Said…”

The evidence of the terror attack, footage from the scene, dead and injured Israelis. Evidently it wasn’t enough for Scotland on Sunday, which couldn’t hide its apparent scepticism: Israel said Gaza militants armed with guns, explosives, mortars and an anti-tank missile killed eight of its citizens in a roadside ambush on Thursday after entering through

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