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· August, 2010

Stories about Israel from August, 2010

UAE/Saudi Arabia: Palestinian-Israeli author's cultural site blocked

Arabic Literature (In English) reports that the “new literary and cultural site from Palestinian-Israeli author Ala Hlehel and journalist and culture critic Anton Shalhat, Qadita, is apparently blocked in the...

Palestine: Abu Rahmah convicted of incitement for non-violent protest

Strong international, European, Arab, blogger, Twitter and media condemnation followed the conviction of non-violent Palestinian peace activist Abdallah Abu Rahmah, sentenced to prison by Israeli military court. Gabriel Nada rounds...

Angola: Armament Compared with Brazil and Israel

Every week the Em angola blog posts some figures about the country. This week, on war and violence, Gabriel Toueg makes a comparison between Angola, Brazil and Israel, concerning both...

Russia: “Where's Your Rabbi?”

Oleg Klimov posts two photos from Birobidzhan in Russia's Jewish Autonomous Region – and shares this short conversation (RUS) with a guard at the local synagogue: “‘Where's your rabbi?’ –...

MENA: The Bigger Picture Behind Eden Abergil's Facebook Photos

When ex-Israeli soldier Eden Abergil's Facebook photo album "IDF-the best days of my life" was revealed to contain pictures of her posing mockingly alongside blindfolded Palestinian detainees, the blogosphere was...

Lebanon: Top Tweet

“Israel should publish a guidebook “How to start a war and blame others 101” #lebanese” was  the Darine Sabbagh's comment on the Lebanese border clash of August 3rd and which became a Top Tweet.

Lebanon: Unique Summers

“Since the beginning of Summer 2010, the Israeli PR machine didn’t take a summer vacation, in fact they doubled the efforts […] to make sure that Lebanese Tourism, which is the...

Video Contest: Internet for Peace

The Internet has been nominated for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. As part of the ongoing debate on the contribution of Internet to our society, Condé Nast and Google Ireland...

Palestine/Israel: Paul and Peace

After the success of Paul the Octopus in correctly guessing the outcome of all of Germany's matches in the World Cup, bloggerheads tweets: “I think we've seen enough to trust...

Israel: The Razing of Al Araqeeb

Daniel Dukarevich posted an eyewitness account (Hebrew) of the eradication of the Bedouin Negev village of Al-Araqeeb by the Israeli police and military. Tikun Olam posts a translation here.

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