Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Question of the week – new feature

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0savesSave BufferWeek 50 Five Minutes for Israel has introduced a new feature. Each week we will poll our readers on a current issue. Please vote and especially important comment on your reasons for your vote. Discussion is unmoderated but as far … Continue reading

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The BBC drops a brick

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0savesSave BufferHow old is Rasha Khoury? There is still time to check out The Brick on BBC Radio 4, if you have the stomach. It’s full of smaller errors but even without them the story fails to be faithful to … Continue reading

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Profilaxis

Full face on Golan Heights profile The mistakes, omissions, over simplifications, editorialising and blatant agenda in the BBC’s profile of the Golan Heights  are not as egregious as they are in the profile of the Palestinian Territories, exhaustively profiled in Comes … Continue reading

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Graphic Change

04 September 2012 New banner You may notice I have changed the Five Minutes for Israel banner at the top of each page. Why? Because I felt like it. Many, many thanks to Eliyahu Ben Ze’ev (AKA Andy Alpern) from the Israel … Continue reading

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Send Steve back to the Scumbags

05 August 2012 Internet memes – the new fauxtography Have you seen Scumbag Steve?  The kid with a sideways fitted cap and fur-lined coat? The overlaid text generally centers around his supposed behavior regarding drugs, partying, and otherwise having a good, … Continue reading

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One idiotic state(ment)

31 July 2012 Dangling conversation One must wonder if the Conversation has any criteria at all for accepting articles. If  A one-state solution is the only way forward for Israel and Palestine by Anthony Loewenstein 30 July 2012 is any example the claim of this … Continue reading

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Celebs and the rest of us

<<< Forbidden to advertise the Kotel, Action Item See the poster When Jerusalem was under Jordanian occupation 1948–1967 visiting the Kotel† was prohibited by the bayonets of Jordanian soldiers. The Advertising Standards Association (UK) seem to think they can forbid … Continue reading

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