There actually has been a decline in the proportionate size of Jerusalem’s Jewish population, with an increase in the proportion of the Arab population.
IDF strikes on Nov. 18 knocked out the Hamas television stations Al Aqsa and Al Quds in Gaza, but Hamas leaders were likely not too concerned, and knew they could always count on Plan B: Propagandizing at the Guardian.
The Palestinian “refugee” swindle is but one of the many political derivatives of the Palestinian narrative which so often passes for serious journalism at the Guardian.
Israeli artist Idan Raichel blends African, Latin American, Caribbean and Middle Eastern sounds.
Randy Scott’s family believed he had died instantly on September 11, 2001. Ten years after the attack, a note thrown out the window of the South Tower shortly after impact was discovered and identified using DNA tests. It was written by Scott minutes before he perished.
In the Judean lowlands, rising above the Elah Valley, lies Tel Azeka (also Azekah) – mentioned numerous times in Biblical texts. Perhaps most famously, it is associated with the story of David and Goliath, which is etched into blocks of stone set by the path up to the top of the Tel, its dramatic ending overlooking the Elah Valley below on one side and views as far as the Mediterranean coast on the other.
Such framing of events in the Middle East represents more than mere hostility to Israel.
England’s Under-21 football team, already eliminated from the UEFA Under-21 Finals in Israel, after losing their first two games, were beaten 1-0 by Israel...
The Arab assailant pressed the realistic looking run it to the IDF officer's throat and further attacked other IDF officers, throwing punches and grappling with one.
Even the Guardian's own writers criticized the Guardian's editorial.
This [particular] Volunteer Soldiers’ Basic Training was extra special.
Music video from the Israeli band The Angelcy of their original song, 'My Baby Boy.'
One Israeli media outlet steadfastly refuses to set the record straight.
The Guardian and other foreign media invested heavily in promoting their desired political narrative of a Jewish state lurching dangerously towards the right.
According to the Associated Press's logic, shouldn't the terms 'illegal settler' and 'illegal settlements' also be put out of commission?
There are not many places in the Middle East (or in Britain, for that matter) in which one can still find an old fashioned British red telephone box with a working phone. In Mazkeret Batya, south-east of Rehovot, there is exactly that – a remnant from the days of the British Mandate – on the main street of the moshava, next to the museum.
Another ‘anti-Zionist head-exploding’ moment occurred when the U.S. House and Senate overwhelmingly passed non-binding resolutions backing “Israel’s right to self-defense.”
Machane Yehuda market in Jerusalem has its roots back in the late nineteenth century when it was known as Shuk Beit Ya’acov after the nearby neighbourhood of the same name which was established in 1885. Two years later, the Machane Yehuda neighbourhood was built and the market continued to grow. Under British Mandate rule the market was given a make-over, permanent stalls and roofing were built and the new name caught on.
Pretending that the facts of the Holocaust are a matter of serious historical dispute is a classic rhetorical evasion.
Here’s what a Guardian reader casually glancing at the Palestinian “prisoner” wouldn’t have known.
The Observer (sister publication of the Guardian) published a review, by film critic Philip French, of the film '5 Broken Cameras,' a documentary produced by a Palestinian about his “resistance” to Israel’s security fence in Bil’in. In in addition to the story’s predictable Palestinian narrative, French writes that "Inevitably, seeing this barrier going up in Israel we think of the wall surrounding the Warsaw ghetto, the one that appeared overnight in Berlin…."
Spare us your Holocaust pieties and consider honoring Jews who are still among the living.
Israeli musician Idan Amedi was discovered on the Israeli show Kokhav Nolad.
Eye from Zion, established in 2007 by Israeli businessman Nati Marcus, is a humanitarian organization dedicated to giving the gift of sight to poor people in developing countries.
UNRWA Gaza chief Robert Turner’s “prescription” for saving Gaza’s Palestinians, set out in an article on the Guardian's Comment is Free site, is based on a severe case of historical myopia. For it’s the one word that Mr. Turner neglected to use in his anti-Israel screed that is in fact behind Gaza’s rapidly devolving state: Hamas.
Israeli artist Moshe Ben-Ari writes music with a blend rock, soul, reggae and world music.
Definitely not on the standard list of tourist destinations in Israel, and less well-known than its counterpart in Yaffo (Jaffa), the flea market in down-town Haifa is well worth a visit whether you’re buying or just browsing. The market is open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and of course it is best to get there as early as possible – with well-honed haggling skills!
The Palestinian Authority is condemning Jews who tour the holy site by suggesting that their visits represent a broader Israeli scheme to “Judaise” it.
A raw live version of the Israeli hit 'Ein Ani' performed in front of an IDF unit in 2012.
The most interesting aspect of the Guardian/AP report on Oct. 17, ‘Israel used calorie count to limit Gaza food during the blockade,' in addition to the extremely misleading headline, is that there is little if anything in the story which demonstrates that Israel did anything improper whatsoever.