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ISRAEL21c creates, aggregates and broadly disseminates high-quality information to the public about the Israel that exists beyond the pervasive imagery of conflict that characterizes so much of western media reporting.

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Empowering Children of War to Break the Cycles of Violence
SEEDS OF PEACE works to secure lasting peace in the Middle East by bringing together Arab and Israeli teenagers, aged 13 to 15, before their fear, mistrust and prejudices have permanently shaped their vision of their "enemy." Seeds of Peace begins where international agreements end

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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.

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

Bicom Frequently Asked Questions:"Britain and Israel have shared values in our commitment to liberty, democracy and the rule of law and we share common aims - our search for genuine security and stability and our determination never to give in to the terrorists who attack innocent civilians."
(Prime Minister Tony Blair, 2004)


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The Road Map

At the outset of Phase I:

Palestinian FlagPalestinian leadership issues unequivocal statement reiterating Israel's right to exist in peace and security and calling for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire to end armed activity and all acts of violence against Israelis anywhere. All official Palestinian institutions end incitement against Israel.

Israeli leadership issues unequivocal statement affirming its commitment to the two-state vision of an independent, viable, sovereign Palestinian state living in peace and security alongside Israel, as expressed by President Bush, and calling for an immediate end to violence against Palestinians everywhere. All official Israeli institutions end incitement against Palestinians.

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The Government of Israel
(May 26th 2003) accepted the steps set out in the Roadmap. The Government of Israel expresses its hope that the political process that will commence, in accordance with the 24 June 2002 speech of President Bush, will bring security, peace and reconciliation between Israel and the Palestinians.
The Government of Israel further clarifies that, both during and subsequent to the political process, the resolution of the issue of the refugees will not include their entry into or settlement within the State of Israel.

PM Abbas at Aqaba what he said regarding Israel and terrorism
(see speech)

The 2 State Solution
The two-state solution is the only acceptable outcome of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and is the outcome supported by both Israel and the international community.

The Palestinian Right of Return

 

Opinion

Natan SharanskyMeasure Palestinian freedom, not summits by Natan Sharansky
"The peace process will fail again if it is not linked to real democracy and human rights."


Mahmoud AbbasBEIRUT: Palestine Liberation Organization chief Mahmoud Abbas said the armed struggle for the Palestinian people is over and it is now time for the "democratic route to liberation." His comments came as he warned that the Palestinian Authority "would not able to take control of Gaza if Israel withdraws" adding "it would lead to a civil war ... we are not ready - security wise - to take over."
(N.B. Abbas, speaking in Arabic, said "return to Palestine" but the Daily Star translated it as "Occupied Palestinian Territories." see full article)
 

Between Iraq and the Palestinians – Israel’s Fateful Choices - Part 1
by Asher Susser
[Asher Susser is a distinguished Professor of History at Tel Aviv University and is currently the Director of the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies. He has written widely on Middle East history and politics.]
The balance of power in the Middle East has shifted from the Arab world to non-Arab states like Israel, Iran, Turkey, and even the U.S. This shift is not necessarily to Israel's advantage, as the empowerment of Iran and its terrorist proxies is detrimental to Israel’s security.

Between Iraq and the Palestinians – Israel’s Fateful Choices - Part 2 The national historical narratives of Israelis and Palestinians complicate efforts to find an “end of conflict” solution. Israel is winning the military side of the current Intifada but at an extremely high political price.

BICOM British Israel  Communications Palestinian politics in the post-Arafat era: the current situation
The death of PA Chairman Yasser Arafat has re-focused world attention on Palestinian politics. New hopes have arisen for the possible revival of the diplomatic process between Israelis and Palestinians. Yet, a sober understanding of the dynamics of power in Palestinian politics remains limited.

Security fence off world's agenda – for now
By HERB KEINON
Yasser Arafat's death, a more optimistic air in the region, and Europe's reluctance right now to support anti-Israeli initiatives are responsible for knocking the security fence – at least temporarily – off the UN's agenda.

Haifa"Festival of Festivals" is a yearly joint celebration of the three religions who live in peace and harmony in Haifa. The Jews celebrate Hannukah, the Muslims celebrate Ramadan and the Christians celebrate Christmas.


Israeli Palestinian Cooperation

Joint Palestinian – Israeli Statement on Tourism Signed
29/11/2004
At a joint press conference on November 24, 2004 in Jerusalem, Israeli Minister of Tourism Gideon Ezra and Palestinian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Mitri Abu Aita signed a joint statement pledging to cooperate to promote tourism to the area:

Transforming the common image – Israeli and Palestinian health care and cooperation by Jeanine Hirschhorn
The pictures of Israel commonly shown by the media show attacks by Palestinian suicide bombers, stone-throwing youths and Israeli military incursions into West Bank and Gaza towns. Other pictures exist.

7,000 Israel Arab and Jewish children, came to Tel Aviv's Bloomfield Stadium. ...part of a new campaign sponsored by the New Israel Fund to promote co-existence and mutual respect in Israel.

Cooperation between Israel and the Palestinian Authority through MASHAV,
the Israel Foreign Ministry's Center for International Cooperation
prior to the current Palestinian uprising, the Intifada

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