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Young, female and forging

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

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Sure making a din

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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

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Happy Passover

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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

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Second state

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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

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The BBC replies

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0savesSave BufferWe will consider it! The BBC response to the force the BBC to fulfill their obligation for impartiality petition can be summed up in two statements. You weren’t specific enough for us to follow through and don’t think you … Continue reading

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Correction by BBC

Better coordinated BBC The BBC has responded to the complaint I sent in and corrected the caption we referred to in Uncoordinated BBC It now reads ‘The relationship between Israel and the Palestinians has worsened sharply in recent months’. Although I would … Continue reading

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Mr. Goldfarb, Mr. Guy and Auntie BBC

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0savesSave BufferThriving with the J-word A short while ago I commented on the Biased BBC blog. If Jeremy Bowen doesn’t think what he says is antisemitic [I prefer the term Jew Hatred, myself] what does he think is antisemitic? Then I expanded … Continue reading

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International Women’s Pallywood

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0savesSave BufferFemale Fauxtography The Palestinians are often noted for appropriating everybody and anybody’s narratives. When I first became interested, in-depth, in Israel advocacy the PLO were claiming that plane hijackers and bus bombers were somehow the equivalent of Viet Cong fighting a … Continue reading

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Question: After that speech?

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0savesSave BufferWeek 11: Was Netanyahu’s trip worth it? In week 7 we asked, should P.M. Netanyahu go to Washington? Three quarters of what is, we admit, a tiny, self-selected sample, said yes. Now you’ve heard the speech before Congress; seen the fallout … Continue reading

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Cagle exercises

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0savesSave BufferBright as Diamonds Five Minutes for Israel is now a Diamond Supporter of Cagle.com. Expect to see many more cartoons from the huge archives illustrating our posts and know they are licensed! Cartoon: Bruce Plante Bruce Plante is the staff cartoonist for … Continue reading

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