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· January, 2008

Stories about Israel from January, 2008

Israel: Relations with the Germans and Poles

Imshin, from Israel, discusses the relationship between Israelis and Germans and Poles in this post.

Israel: First Anniversary

Rahel, from Israel, brings us the touching tale of a cat which was rescued in this post.

Israel: Read At Your Own Risk

Shira, from Israel, posts a picture of a Bible with a warning.

Palestine: Qassams, Gas or Hamas?

Is it the Qassams, gas or Hamas that brought on the latest crisis in Gaza. Palestinian Haitham Sabbah spells out his thoughts in this post.

Israel: Gaza's Electricity Consumption

From Jerusalem, Gideon Lichfield writes about how much electricity Gaza consumes.”Assuming 1.4m people live in Gaza (some say 1.5m), and that its peak wintertime electricity consumption — ie, when Israel...

Syria: Palestinian Rights

From Syria, Golaniya argues for the right of Palestinians to exist as a people, with a nation. She further reacts to the developments in Gaza: “So the siege is strictly...

Syria: Bloggers React to Gaza Blockade

As Israel continues its blockade on the strip, humanitarian conditions dip lower and lower. And while the Middle East shivers under the exceptional weather conditions, Gazans find themselves without fuel...

Israel: Israeli Bloggers Respond to Crisis in Palestine

Israel's bloggers take to their keyboards to express their frustration at the one-sided coverage of the crisis in Gaza, Palestine. Maya Norton rounds up their reactions in this post.

Israel: Being Taken for a Ride

Being taken for a ride? Yael from Israel shares her story with a taxi driver here.

Israel: The Liars of Gaza

Smooth Stone, from Israel, writes: “More Muslim mendacity. If children were indeed starving, why are there no photos of their swollen bellies?”

Pitch Black Gaza: Jordanian Bloggers React!

As the Israeli onslaught in Gaza continues this week, the death toll continues to climb. With many of the dead being civilians and the European Union labeling the Israeli offensive...

Palestine: Gaza Under Seige

Bloggers around the region are adding their voices to an international outcry as the Gaza Strip falls into darkness. A four-day Israeli blockade on the strip has led to the...

Kuwait: Relative Freedom

Fonzy, from Kuwait, discusses the Independent Freedom House's ratings of some Arab countries and Israel.

Palestine: Dance Prodigy Hopes to Make it Big

Every once in a while, you hear about a story that makes you stop in your tracks. One that is so outside the norm, that is seems as if the...

Israel: Law for Censorship of Web Comments Passes Initial Knesset Voting

Israeli web culture is known for having an active talkback (web commenting) scene. Every major news site allows users to submit comments for every single one of its stories. Israeli...

A Muslim Britney Spears?

As if the media circus surrounding her wasn't enough, the latest news is that Britney Spears will be considering converting to Islam in order to marry her Pakistan-born paparazzo boyfriend,...

Israel: Ms. Magazine Shuns Ad Promoting Leadership of Israeli Women

In a surprising move last week, Ms. Magazine refused to accept an advertisement that highlighted the leadership of Israeli women in public service. Maya Norton brings us the reactions of...

Israel: Food Porn

From Israel, Lisa Goldman shares with us some food porn here.

Israel: President Bush Visits Israel

American President George W. Bush is arriving in Israel today and for once, English speaking Israelis have little to say. Views fall primarily into two camps: Complaints about the short-term...

What is OneVoice?

OneVoice, an international movement to seek a peaceful solution to the Middle East crisis, explains its mission statement here.

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