Reporting: Israel has been fighting a media
war. In news outlets around the globe, journalists regularly misrepresent
Israel as the aggressor and Palestinians as the victims..HonestReporting
was established to scrutinize the media for anti-Israel bias
Independent Media Review and Analysis..an ongoing analysis of developments
in Arab-Israeli relations. IMRA provides an extensive digest of
media, polls and significant interviews and events.
Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) MEMRI
bridges the language gap which exists between the West and the Middle
East, providing timely translations of Arabic, Farsi, and Hebrew
media, as well as original analysis of political, ideological, intellectual,
social, cultural, and religious trends in the Middle East.
Middle East Forum, The Forum..believes
in strong ties with Israel, Turkey, and other democracies as they
emerge; works for human rights throughout the region; seeks a stable
supply and a low price of oil; and promotes the peaceful settlement
of regional and international disputes.
Palestine Media Center: independent
official institution estbl. Nov. 2001. The PMC is under the direct
supervision of PLO Executive Committee Member Mr. Yasser Abed Rabbo.
The PMC serves as anetworking agency that will be at the disposal
of International and local journalists. Networking will include
a dynamic coordination mechanism with officials in the Palestinian
National Authority a podium for official speech directed to the
international public opinion.
Palestinian National Authority International Press Center (IPC)
is one of the State Information Service (SIS) main departments.
IPC is specialized in providing services to local and foreign
reporters and journalists working for TVs, Radios, and news agencies
both based and visitors. The services include organizing press
conferences, arranging interviews for journalists with Palestinian
decision-makers. IPC also follows-up international TV’s
trends and attitudes toward the Palestinian cause and releases
a verity of reports and publications.
Promoting critical debate and accountability of human rights NGO's
in the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Conflict of Idealogies: Pan Arabism V Zionism
its creation in 1948 Israel has sought peace with its neighbours,
yet the surrounding Arab Nations [with the exception of Jordan
and Egypt] have refused to acknowledge Israel's right to exist
and actively sought its annihilation.
the Jewish-Israeli side, Zionism is a heroic enterprise of
self-defense against the miserable historical fate of the
Jews. The gross historical injustice of the Diaspora
was replaced by the incarnation of historical justice in the
Land of Israel. The war of 1948 is the “War of Liberation,”
and a magnificent victory of the “few against the many.”
needless to say, is not the way the Palestinians see it.
The Zionist enterprise, from the Palestinian point of view,
is no more than a movement of settler colonialism, imposed
upon them by force...This catastrophe of 1948 is the formative
experience and crucible of Palestinianness and the backbone
of Palestinian identity, and is the foundation of a collective
self-image as the victims of a gross historical injustice.
Iraq and the Palestinians – Israel’s Fateful Choices
Part 2 Asher
literally Holy Martyr. Commonly understood by Israelis to
denote a suicide bomber. For Muslims, the term is applied
to all Palestinian fatalities of the Intifada, including civilians
caught in IDF sights or in crossfire, as well as bombers and
gunmen who die in clashes with Israeli forces. Early
in the Intifada, it was Yasser Arafat's exhortation that a
"million martyrs" would march on Jerusalem that
convinced large sectors of the Israeli public that the then-PA
chairman had aligned himself with armed Palestinian groups
engaged in attacking Israelis.
of the Israel Supreme Court: Fighting Terrorism within the
exists a consensus on the need to fight terror, but there
is still much controversy regarding the best way to conduct
this war. Unfortunately, this dilemma is not new to the Israeli
legal system. Since its birth, the State of Israel has been
the target of significant threats to its existence, including
terrorism. In this sense the Israeli experience in the legal-judicial
field is relevant to all those interested in the war on terrorism.
Terrorism: Since the start
of the Al-Aqsa Intifada in September 2000, hundreds of Israeli
civilians were killed, thousands injured and many more were
traumatized psychologically by attacks from armed Palestinian
The Plight of the Palestinians?
is responsible for waging war; creating the refugee problem;
and intentionally prolonging the suffering and refugee status
of the Palestinian people.
One million Jews who
oppression in the Arab Muslim world
Feature: Israel's anti-terrorist Security Fence
*Fence Feature Page*
Right to Live a short film highlighting
the effectiveness and rationale behind the Anti-Terrorist
The Anti-Terrorist Fence is an important tool for the I.D.F.
in its mission to prevent terrorism. This film of the security
fence against terror is a compilation of questions and answers
relating to the process of constructing the fence and the
considerations that led the
State of Israel to build it.