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Key background absent from BBC reporting on Israel PM allegations

On February 14th the BBC News website published a lengthy article titled “Israel PM Netanyahu defiant in face of bribery allegations” on its Middle East page in which readers were told that: 320 more words


PLO on the Knesset’s extension of Israeli law

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi on the Knesset’s extension of Israeli law to academic institutions in the illegal settlements

“We condemn the Israeli Knesset’s vote to extend Israeli law to academic institutions in the illegal settlements and place them under the authority of the Council for Higher Education in Israel. 337 more words

Israeli entrepreneur calls for NATO-style cybersecurity alliance / Empresario israelí pide alianza de ciberseguridad al estilo de la OTAN

Former MK Erel Margalit says Israel and its Arab neighbors already cooperate in protecting the civilian cybersphere, but must do more

Israel and its global allies, in the US, Europe and the Mediterranean region, must set up regional computer emergency response teams that will work together — a “cyber-protection alliance NATO” — to foil hacking attempts in the civilian sphere that are becoming more and more aggressive, said Erel Margalit, a former Knesset member and high-tech entrepreneur, on Wednesday. 1,136 more words


Tell the Knesset to end Oren Hazan's suspension NOW!

Sign the Daily Freier’s petition to reinstate Oren Hazan today!

We hereby demand that the Knesset reinstate MK Oren Hazan, immediately and unconditionally. Why? Because we are trying to run a humor site over here, and Oren is the greatest cure to writer’s block since Yair Netanyahu stopped inviting us out to the clubs. 125 more words


Joel Rosenberg's Analysis of VP Pence's Jerusalem Speech

Thought you might enjoy Joel Rosenberg’s analysis of the recent speech given by Vice President Pence in the Israeli Knesset.  Here it is:

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VP Pence in Jerusalem

I usually walk to the office on King David Street, but this week, I had to take an alternate route. US VP Mike Pence was in town at the King David Hotel and the street was completely closed to traffic and was more or less a sterile security zone, complete with cement roadblocks, security gates, and plenty of personnel. 546 more words

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Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Israel

Earlier this week the American Vice President Mike Pence and his wife arrived in Israel on an official two-day visit, and it was a roaring success. 1,717 more words

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