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Israel Mourns as Murdered Teens Buried

Israel Mourns as Murdered Teens Buried

Today’s Top Stories 1. Israel’s massive search for Naftali Fraenkel, Gil-ad Shaar, and Eyal Yifrach came to a grim end near the Palestinian village of Halhoul with the discovery of their bodies in a shallow grave partially covered by rocks. As this roundup went to press, funeral services were being held in their home communities; the

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Video: The Definition of Terror

Words are important. The words the media use are doubly so, and it is critical that they use the most accurate terms when covering events. Yet while young Palestinian terrorists are referred to as “children,” the three teenage Israelis who were kidnapped and murdered are called “settlers.” Even worse, the media refuse to refer to

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Hamas, the “Political Organization”

The Daily Mail could be commended for publishing a photo essay exposing Palestinian children being put through military training at a Hamas-run summer camp. However, despite the photos showing the obvious military side to Hamas’s activities, this is how Hamas is described in some of the captions: Hamas, a Palestinian political group which is considered

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Israeli-American Journalist Disappears in Ukraine

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. Ukraine separatists said holding American-Israeli journalist: Simon Ostrovsky, of Vice News, hasn’t been seen since Monday. The “people’s mayor” of Slaviansk insists that Ostrovsky is now helping the separatists, but judging

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Former Hamas Man Behind Beirut Bombings?

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. Former Hamas man behind Beirut bombings? 2. Germany’s conditioning on high-tech grants and scientific cooperation on making Israeli entities on the wrong side of the Green Line ineligible for funding.

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Egypt to Label Hamas a Terror Group?

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 released 26 Palestinian prisoners last night. Now what? The Palestinians are demanding that in the next batch Israel include Israeli-Arabs who carried out terrorist attacks, something Jerusalem has until

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£1.95 Billion in Aid to Palestinians Disappeared

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. The IDF discovered a tunnel running under the Gaza-Israel border. YNet reports that this tunnel led to Kibbutz Ein HaShlosha — near a kindergarten, no less — and was intended

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Israel Battles Western “Red Line Fatigue”

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. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s media counteroffensive against Iran may be running into what I’ll call “red line fatigue.” How long can Israel talk about nuclear red lines before the world

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Humanizing the Victims of Terror

I hear Diana Moukalled‘s point about Big Media dehumanizing the victims of last week’s Beirut car bombing. Western coverage emphasized the location: Bir Al-Abed, a Hezbollah “stronghold,’ and nothing more. The foreign press corps in Israel has a similar instinct to dehumanize victims of Palestinian terror when the casualties are settlers. Moukalled could just as easily

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