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White House Whitewashing Jerusalem?

White House Whitewashing Jerusalem?

Has someone been messing with archived references to “Jerusalem, Israel” in Bush-era digitized official US government documents? This is the case according to Omri Ceren writing in Commentary: The “Jerusalem, Israel” captions and statements from the Bush-era White House are digitally archived and frozen, and so beyond the administration’s reach. But Bush-era State Department reports

A Flickr View of Jerusalem

I’ve gotten used to living in Jerusalem, so I’m used to passing by the city’s sites without giving much thought to the significance of this landmark or that site. So it’s good that once a year, I get to remind myself of the excitement and awe I felt the first time I experienced Jerusalem so many

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Behind the Scenes – The Making of Jerusalem: The Media Myth of Two Cities

With the release of HR’s latest video – Jerusalem: The Media Myth of Two Cities, and the launch of our new Facebook community page, The History of Jerusalem Did Not Start in 1967, I sat down with HR’s Special Projects Editor Yarden Frankl to discuss the making of the film. Why did you decide to

Coming Soon: HR Video on Media Coverage of Jerusalem

Watch out for HR’s next video, Jerusalem: The Media Myth of Two Cities, tentatively scheduled for release on May 18. Since Jerusalem was reunified in 1967, thousands of Jews, Arabs, and people from around the world walk past the old dividing line. Shopping malls and busy streets have replaced the barbed wire that once split

Excellence In Ambush Journalism Awarded

For years, Palestinian rock throwers and press photographers have been feeding off each other. The kids appear in a steady flow of images reinforcing the David-and-Goliath narrative, and photographers fatten their paychecks. Now, one photographer is getting honor as well. Ilia Yefimovich, who was one of a group of photojournalists in Silwan last October shooting

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