June 2015

An Insider's Guide to the Most Important Story on Earth

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A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters.

Is there anything left to say about Israel and Gaza? Newspapers this summer have been full of little else.

Publish Date: 
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Link to Article: 
http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/183033/israel-insider-guide?all=1&utm_source=Newsletter+subscribers&utm_campaign=1c2d9658b6-JTA_Daily_Briefing_8_26_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_2dce5bc6f8-1c2d9658b6-25422425#
Author: 
Matti Friedman

Why Israel Matters

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Hardly a day goes by when we do not hear mention of the nation Israel, or the city of Jerusalem, or the Jewish people in general. Why do these people occupy such a singular position in the world today?

Publish Date: 
Friday, June 19, 2015
Link to Article: 
http://www.wnd.com/2015/05/why-israel-matters/#UqavtUJhhsOQZgTZ.99
Author: 
Greg Laurie

Ten Ways Israel is Treated Differently

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It’s appalling to see how Israel is treated by a totally different standard than other countries in the international system. Of course, Israel deserves scrutiny, as does every other nation.

Publish Date: 
Monday, June 22, 2015
Link to Article: 
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-harris/ten-ways-israel-is-treate_b_7579568.html?msource=DH061415&tr=y&auid=15710348
Author: 
David Harris