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UN to Probe Israeli Drone Strikes

UN to Probe Israeli Drone Strikes

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. A UN lawyer is investigating fatal drone strikes by Israel, the US, and Britain. Bottom line, it’s a UN probe that Israel won’t cooperate with, and that the US will

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Israel and the Media Gear Up for Elections

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. Freedom House’s annual report had some very kind words about the state of freedom in Israel. Read the original report (pdf) or the Jerusalem Post‘s summary. This key snippet puts

The Israel Elections Drinking Game

Israel is going to the polls, which means suffering Big Media’s post-election cliches and spin. Instead of fighting the buzz this year, I’m embracing it all in with the (non-political) Israel Elections Drinking Game. What do you need? Not much, actually. Just a mix of newspapers, TV reports, and talking heads, along with the liquor

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Who’s a “Pin-Up Zionist”?

The term “Zionist” is increasingly used in a┬ápejorative manner by Israel’s detractors. Drawing an association between Israel’s founding ideology and other negative terms such as “racism”, “colonialism” and “apartheid” is part of the movement to delegitimize Israel. After all, at its most basic definition, Zionism is simply the national movement for the return of the

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