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‘Puff Piece’ Praises Extremist, Anti-Israel MK

‘Puff Piece’ Praises Extremist, Anti-Israel MK

The Guardian praises Israeli Member of Knesset Haneen Zoabi, who has built her political identity around proud and open support for terror, violence and anti-Semitism

EXCLUSIVO: HR Desmascara Jornalista Credenciado como Ativista do BDS

How is BDS activist Antony Loewenstein a member of Israel’s Foreign Press Association and has official Israeli Government Press Office press accreditation?

EXCLUSIVE: HR Exposes Accredited Journalist as BDS Activist

How is BDS activist Antony Loewenstein a member of Israel’s Foreign Press Association and has official Israeli Government Press Office press accreditation?

Do Sinai Jihadis Have Game Changer Rockets?

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. Do Sinai jihadis now have surface to air missiles? An Egyptian military helicopter crashed in the northern Sinai peninsula and its crew is missing. According to a CBC report (which

The Guardian Walls Out Israelis, Suicide Bombers, and Balance

An interactive feature at The Guardian look at walls and barriers around the world. From the US-Mexico border, to the 2,500 mile barrier separating India and Bangladesh, along with 99 walls separating Belfast’s Protestant and Catholic neighborhoods, call it “wall-to-wall coverage.” Israel’s security barrier is featured too. Harriet Sherwood (with some credited assistance from B’Tselem)

Big Media Gives Thumbs Up to Settlement Activity

The NY Times confirmed Jonathan Tobin‘s point about Rawabi, the new Palestinian city under development. It’s really just a settlement — a Palestinian one — but that’s okay. However, there’s a double standard when Israel’s doing the developing. And that is most certainly not okay. Tobin was reacting to correspondent Isabel Kershner’s dispatch from Rawabi.

Israel Made Me Set Myself on Fire, Part 2

On September 3, we noted The Guardian’s report that an unemployed Gaza man had died after setting himself alight, apparently in protest over his family’s dire living conditions. For Harriet Sherwood, it was all too easy to lead the reader to hold Israel responsible for the young man’s plight simply by drawing attention to the Israeli blockade

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