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0savesSave BufferBBC and the ‘M’ word The ‘M’ word in this case is not Muslim, a word that the BBC turns somersaults to avoid using in a negative context, particularly when relevant to the story. The ‘M’ word is militant, … Continue reading
BBC quietly alters boilerplate The Change BBC boilerplate on Gaza casualties to reflect disputed figures campaign delivered more than 700 signatures and received a bland we-will-think-about-it reply. Well, perhaps they did!
Google honours Israel Independence Day with a Doodle I wonder how many countries that receive Google service were privileged to see it? Did you see it in your country? Let us know in the comments.
0savesSave BufferThe Holocaust through Israel-hating Eyes Holocaust‡ Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) 2015 began in the evening of Wednesday, April 15 and ended in the evening of Thursday, April 16. About a week before the Iranians announced that 839 artworks have, so far, been received … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferIs the BBC rewriting the Holocaust now to excuse the Poles? Poland fury at Holocaust comment by FBI’s James Comey The Poles are furious but the Jews who experienced Poland are nodding their heads. The Polish foreign ministry said Mr Comey … Continue reading
Is Young, female and forging a path in Gaza a BBC puff piece? The start-up selected to lead off this BBC CAPITAL report is a company named BOOM BABY BOOM without any apparent attempt at irony! It is a video worth watching if only … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferShurat HaDin – Winning with Lawfare Attorney Mrs. Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, the founder and face of Shurat HaDin–Israel law Center is one of my personal heroines. Israel’s wars are fought in different arenas: with bullets and planes; in diplomatic arenas; in … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferPassover greetings from 5MFI The illustration, by an unknown artist, of Moses parting the Red Sea was created between 1350 and 1375. It is one illustration from Rudolf von Ems’ Chronicle of the World (Weltchronik) written more than a century earlier. I … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferQuestion of the week #12 Extra credit Netanyahu backs off opposition to a Palestinian state, Herb Keinon, Jerusalem Post. 19 March 2015 Cartoon ©Tim Eagan 2015