Twitter spat over settlement products labelling

Twitter spat over settlement products labelling

Michael Oren, French envoy in undiplomatic Twitter exchange over boycotts – The Jerusalem Post 28.11.16 ‘So you [Michael Oren] are calling for boycotting French products when in France boycotting Israel is punished by law?’ And see: France enforces labelling of...
Putin aide’s wife in chilling Holocaust skate performance

Putin aide’s wife in chilling Holocaust skate performance

Holocaust on ice: Putin aide’s wife sparks controversy after skating in concentration camp garb – Allison Kaplan Sommer – Haaretz 27.11.16 It’s not the first time that using the Holocaust as a theme on Russian entertainment television has stirred up controversy....
Climate change hitting Israel more rapidly than expected

Climate change hitting Israel more rapidly than expected

Summer in November – Amir Ben-David – Ynetnews 22.11.16 With decreased rainfall, higher-than-average temperatures and strong winds this November, scientists worry that global warming has set a new weather trend for Israel; ‘We are probably witnessing the fastest...
Teaching Israeli Jewish kids not to hate

Teaching Israeli Jewish kids not to hate

New TV show tries to teach Israeli Jewish kids not to hate Arabs, but treads gently – Itay Stern – Haaretz 22.11.16 ‘Between the Lines’ presenter Ohad Hamu is cautiously optimistic about the ability of Israeli youth to look at the Arab and Muslim world...
LISTEN: women on a mission

LISTEN: women on a mission

Women on a mission: tackling gender inequality in Israel – TLV1 podcast 21.11.16 [29:13] Prof. Naomi Chazan, political scientist and co-director of the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute’s Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere (WIPS), discusses the...