‘Bullet between the eyes’ for Israel’s reputation?

‘Bullet between the eyes’ for Israel’s reputation?

Critics decry NGO bill as blow to Israeli democracy – The Times of Israel 27.12.15 Herzog says legislation is ‘bullet between the eyes’ for Israel’s international standing and helps country’s enemies. Right-wing organisations are mainly funded by private donors...
Mixed neighbourhoods growing in Israel

Mixed neighbourhoods growing in Israel

A growing Arab middle class makes a home in Jewish cities – Shuki Sadeh – Haaretz 25.12.15 The community aspires to services better than what’s available in Arab towns, but Jewish residents often put up resistance. Some 16,000 Arabs are living in 16 cities not...
Uniting Church – Jesus was Jewish

Uniting Church – Jesus was Jewish

Jesus was not Palestinian, Australian Church says – Haaretz/JTA 28.12.15 After article by Australia Palestine Advocacy Network refers to Palestinians as ‘the living descendants of Christ in his home of birth in Palestine’, Uniting Church in Australia president says...
The Right wing and its extremist offspring

The Right wing and its extremist offspring

After Duma, a very narrow bridge for Naftali Bennett – Elie Leshem – The Times of Israel 27.12.15 As the political leader of Orthodox Zionism freely admits, the existence of Jewish terrorism threatens to upend all that his community has toiled to build… If...
Jewish radicals celebrate terrorism, Dawabshe murders

Jewish radicals celebrate terrorism, Dawabshe murders

Clip shows far-right wedding-goers celebrating Duma killings – The Times of Israel 23.12.15 Israeli youngsters, said to be friends of detainees in deadly firebombing, stab photo of 18-month-old victim; wave firebombs, rifles and knives at Jerusalem event. [Companion...