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Israel, Lebanon on Collision Course Over Offshore Gas?

Israel, Lebanon on Collision Course Over Offshore Gas?

Today’s Top Stories 1. Israel and Lebanon are on a collision course over offshore gas, with Hezbollah deliberately escalating the problem. Globes reports in articles one and two. The establishment of a new government in Lebanon, however, has completely changed the situation. Through the Lebanese political parties associated with it, Hezbollah has made sure that

BDS Leaders of Matisyahu Boycott to Go on Trial

Today’s Top Stories 1. Nine BDS leaders in Spain are going on trial “for the boycott and harassment of Jewish American singer Matisyahu in the summer of 2015.” The Jewish-American singer’s performance at a Spanish reggae festival was cancelled — then reinstated — when boycott activists sought to force him to issue a pro-Palestinian statement

HonestReporting’s Top Content of 2016

We had a busy year, with media critiques, news roundups, videos, graphics, social media posts, news literacy articles, and new foreign language content monitoring Brazilian and French media. As 2016 draws to a close, here’s a look back at the top 10 pieces of content that had our growing readership buzzing. You can follow HR

False Claims of Biblical Proportions

Unlike the impression given by the IBT, Jews are not looking to pray at a mosque, Islamic holy site, or Muslim sanctuary, but at the holiest site in Judaism, the Temple Mount.

Haaretz Columnist Quits Over Sexual Harassment Scandal

Today’s Top Stories 1. After outing himself as the Israeli journalist who sexually harassed Danielle Berrin, veteran journalist Ari Shavit resigned from Haaretz and from Channel 10 where he offered commentary and analysis. Meanwhile, a second woman is accusing Shavit of similar harassment. Last week, Berrin, a Jewish American journalist created a stir by describing

8-Year-Old Palestinians Sent to Attack Israelis

Today’s Top Stories 1. Two Palestinian boys — both eight-years-old — were caught with knives outside Migdal Oz, a settlement just south of Jerusalem. The kids told police they were sent to carry out a terror attack. Times of Israel coverage. 2. While UNESCO thumbed its nose at Jewish ties to Jerusalem, Israel came up

Professor Wants Safe Space To Bash Israel

Makdisi is calling for universities to be made safer places for students to freely express their views – yet it is radical anti-Israel activists like himself who make Jewish and pro-Israel students feel intimidated and unsafe standing up for their views and for the Jewish state.

UNESCO Passes 2nd Resolution Denying Jewish, Christian Ties to Jerusalem

Today’s Top Stories 1. Once again, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization passed a resolution ignoring Jewish and Christian links to Jerusalem. Today’s resolution passed without the majority of UNESCO’s 21 board members. The Jerusalem Post explains: Instead, Tanzania and Croatia had asked for a secret ballot. When the votes were counted, only 10

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