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December 8, 2014: Right-Wing ‘Hawks’ Only Fly in Israel

  Listen to Yarden Frankl on the Voice of Israel by clicking on the image above or on this link to play. Foreign correspondents covering elections in Israel have no problem labeling Israeli politicians as ‘hawks’ or ‘extremists.’ Yet despite his incitement-laced tirades, PA head Mahmoud Abbas is always referred to as a “moderate.”  

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Selling Land to Arabs and Jews

Reuters writes about how there are many Arabs who live in predominantly Jewish neighborhoods of Jerusalem. Of course, that’s not how these places are described. Instead Reuters calls them “Jewish settlements on occupied land in East Jerusalem.” The article also mentions that recently some Arabs have been leaving these places because of a “surge of

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New York Times Broken Engagement

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

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