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Prisoner Release Expected Tonight

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. Israel’s Supreme Court gave a green light to the prisoner release after rejecting a legal appeal from families of the terror victims. As the Israel Daily News Stream went to


LA Times to Israel: “Tossing Democracy Out the Window Is Not the Solution”

A Los Angeles Times staff-ed worries about Israeli-Arab voters being disenfranchised from a national referendum on any final peace agreement. Still, tossing democracy out the window is not the solution any more than it was for the United States when it interned American citizens of Japanese descent during World War II. Why the worry? Because


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.

Despite the Hype, E1 Doesn’t Cut West Bank in Two

The patch of land the world’s fixated on today is roughly 4.5 square miles adjacent to Jerusalem and Maale Adumim. There’s no fancy name to the place. It’s simply known by the bureaucratic moniker, E1. After the UN General Assembly unilaterally boosted the Palestinians to non-member observer state and a Mahmoud Abbas speech that piqued

Israel Made Me Beat My Wife, Part 2

Good thing The Guardian published its piece blaming Israel for Palestinian wife-beating yesterday. Had the story waited another day, it would’ve directly competed with an ugly murder demolishing the paper’s it’s-all-Israel’s-fault mentality. Nancy Zaboun, a 27-year-old Palestinian mother of three was killed by her husband. In Bethlehem’s busy open air market. Eyewitnesses — and there were plenty

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2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards

Our yearly roundup of the worst excesses of the media in 2011.