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Honest 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

IMRA, 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.

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The 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.

The 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

The 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.

Palestine International Authority International Press Center

The 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.

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NGO Monitor Promoting critical debate and accountability of human rights NGO's in the Arab-Israeli conflict.


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Children murdered Kibbutz MetzerVictims of Terror Movement Heading the Campaign Against Terrorism in Israel for the last 16 Years.

Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, is the Jewish people’s memorial to the murdered Six Million and symbolizes the ongoing confrontation with the rupture engendered by the Holocaust. Containing the world’s largest repository of information on the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is a leader in Shoah education, commemoration, research and documentation.

 

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A Conflict of Idealogies: Pan Arabism V Zionism

Since 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.

 

Flag of IsraelFor 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.”

Palestinian flagThat, 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.
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Between Iraq and the Palestinians – Israel’s Fateful Choices Part 2 Asher Susser

SHAHEED

Arabic, 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.
source: Ha'aretz

Israel Supreme CourtJudgements of the Israel Supreme Court: Fighting Terrorism within the Law

There 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.


TerroristPalestinian 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 groups… Palestinian child The Plight of the Palestinians? Who is responsible for waging war; creating the refugee problem; and intentionally prolonging the suffering and refugee status of the Palestinian people. Image of HandThe Forgotten Refugees
One million Jews
who fled oppression in the Arab Muslim world
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Globe of EarthGlobal Bias The Media, U Ns, European Union and NGOs have turned a blind eye to Palestinian Authority corruption and the terrorist infrastructure within Palestinian society. BBC News24Media Bias The emergence of BBC NEWS 24 and other worldwide media has created instant marketing for global agendas. UN Laurels and Map of IsraelUnited Nations Of the 190 countries in the United Nations only one, Israel, has been singled out by a majority of the UN membership for extinction.
Features
Ariael Sharon"Like all Israeli citizens, I yearn for peace. I attach supreme importance to taking all steps which will enable progress toward resolution of the conflict with the Palestinians."

David LabdauWhen criticism of Israel blurs into anti-Semitism - David Landau, editor of Haaretz English Edition answered readers' questions live online.

Bernard Lewis Avoid the Algerian Precedent Princeton scholar Bernard Lewis, universally accepted as the world's leading expert on the history of the Middle East.
Arab World From Morocco on the west, across the Middle East, to the borders of Iran and Turkey.
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Hard Talk BBCnewsIn a HARDtalk interview on the 19th November, Tim Sebastian talks to Ehud Olmert, Israel's Deputy Prime Minister. The death of Yasser Arafat has left the world asking if the Middle East peace process can now be revived.
Lebanese Information MinisterMartyrdom is "Art" and Creates a "Strategic Balance", Lebanese Information Minister.
Radio Interviews: Walid Shoebat; Dr. Abdelhamid
Multimedia Feature: Israel's anti-terrorist Security Fence


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Multi-Media Presentation

See also *Fence Feature Page*

The Right to Live a short film highlighting the effectiveness and rationale behind the Anti-Terrorist Fence.
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.

 

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