Writing in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, author Nathan Filer describes his awkward wedding proposal to his girlfriend Emily. It was awkward because he was forced to reveal the engagement ring he had purchased when a security official at Ben Gurion Airport forced him to empty his pockets. They were detained by security and…
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. Newspapers — mostly British — react to the Rachel Corrie verdict. A Times of London staff-ed (paywall) nails the International Solidarity Movement. Israel has an obligation to protect civilian lives…
An Israeli judge rules that Rachel Corrie’s death was an “unfortunate accident”.
Sky News reports that a group of Salafists inspired by Al-Qaida just kidnapped an Italian journalist in Gaza. Their video (via Gaza Times) demands that Hamas release their “holy warriors” from detention. The video identifies the Italian as Vittorio Arrigoni. This abduction isn’t as straightforward as the Alan Johnston affair. That’s because the International Solidarity Movement…
The Associated Press whitewashes the real agenda of a radical anti-Israel group, portraying them as a bunch of youthful and peaceful idealists.
A seasonal road trip reveals a subtle bias.
New Age Goddess writers villainize Israel.
The San Diego Union-Tribune compares the death of an innocent terror victim to Rachel Corrie's.
A Toronto Sun column replete with inaccuracies claims the road map is only good for Israel; also, AP misrepresents Camp David.
A popular British journalist and a Member of Parliament cozy up to Saddam's regime. Plus: UK homicide bombers.