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· April, 2009

Stories about Israel from April, 2009

27 April 2009

Israel: No Swine Flu

Global Health: Swine Flu Threat Spreads Worldwide

Confirmed or suspected cases of swine flu, which was detected in Mexico earlier this month, have now been found in at least seven other countries around the world. The World...

22 April 2009

MENA: Reflections on Durban II

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech, and the way European Union representatives reacted to it at the United Nations Conference on Racism in Geneva (Durban II), has stirred debates among bloggers...

Bahrain: Submissions for Bitfilm Open

21 April 2009

Israel: Reflections on the Holocaust Memorial Day and Durban II

Yesterday was the national holocaust memorial day in Israel. Coincidentally, it was also the opening day of the highly contested UN Durban II conference on racism in Geneva. Gilad Lotan...

19 April 2009

Morocco: On “Jewish Morocco”

Morocco has a long relationship with Judaism; during the spread of the Roman empire, a number of Jews settled in what is modern-day Morocco. Over time, relations between Morocco's majority...

18 April 2009

Israel: What Happens when IDF Soldiers Testimonials are Taken Out of Context

On March 19th, Israeli daily Ha'aretz published a report describing the alleged incidents in a closed-door meeting of Israeli soldiers at a military prep program, where they described multiple accounts...

17 April 2009

Israel: Reflecting on Israeli-Palestinian Relations

The mood in the Israeli blogosphere is contemplative. Perhaps it is the conclusion of the Passover holiday that celebrates freedom from oppression or just that Israelis have had quiet time...

Iran:AlHomat, Pro- Hizbollah site hacked

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