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· October, 2009

Stories about Israel from October, 2009

26 October 2009

Israel: “Ordinary Racism” In Media Coverage

Approximately 20 per cent of the country's population, the Palestinian citizens of Israel (also known as Israeli Arabs) argue that they are discriminated against in many aspects of life. The...

25 October 2009

Lebanon Ups the Ante in the Hummus War

As many as 300 Lebanese chefs gathered yesterday in Beirut to make the largest ever plate of hummus in an attempt to claim the reigns in ownership of the popular...

Israel: Why I don't want to be a man

16 October 2009

Israel: Civil Marriage Good for Women's Rights

Israel: Future Gay Tourist Hub?

Israel: Sviva Israel is Best Practice in Social Media

Israel: Charitable Giving at Every Level

Israel: What Other Countries Eat

Israel: Exploring Hebrew's Latin Roots

Israel: Can Tel Aviv Become a Biking Mecca?

Israel:Blog Action Day for the Environment

On Blog Action Day, October 15, Israeli bloggers were already looking ahead to October 24 when environmental organizations, activists, and bloggers too, are planning a day of climate change protest...

13 October 2009

Arab-American Blogger Leila Abu-Saba Mourned

Lebanese-American blogger Leila Abu-Saba has died after a long battle with cancer. Bloggers who have interacted with her over the years recall her merits and endless quest for peace.

10 October 2009

Poland: Marek Edelman

Israel: A Consolation Prize for Obama

MENA: Where is Obama's Peace?

He's done it again and this time he has won the Nobel Peace Prize, much to everyone's surprise - including his own. US President Barack Obama's prize has sparked a...

9 October 2009

Egypt: Niqab Ban Stirs Controversy

Egypt's top leading Islamic leader, Sheikh Mohammed Tantawi told a 13-year-old student to uncover her face, saying it was not part of the religious obligations of Muslim women. A few...