Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Noam Bedein

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Noam Bedein is a director of the Sderot Media Center. It is a media advocacy center which portrays the human face of Sderot and southern Israel under siege, to the international media and public. Noam, a native of Tzfat, grew up in Efrat, Israel. After finishing the Beit El Yeshiva High School, Noam learned at a pre-Army training program in the Jordan Valley and then served for three years as an IDF sergeant for an artillery scout unit along the Lebanese border. After the army, Noam served as an emissary for The Jewish Agency in Boston, Massachusetts and then traveled for a year in the Far East.

Upon his return to Israel, Noam relocated to Sderot and pioneered the “Sderot Media Center for the Western Negev Ltd", which has spawned the Sderot Media Center. In this position, Noam is a photojournalist, lecturer and gives briefings to foreign government officials, embassies, foreign press and student groups from around the world.

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First Hand Account of Latest Missile Attacks on Maccabees Street in Sderot

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FROM THE BATTLE FRONT OF THE “CEASE FIRE” IN SDEROT

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Of clowns and Kassams

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Theatre of the Absurd in Sderot

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A traumatic synagogue experience in Sderot

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How Reporters were Forced to Downgrade the Report of a “Massacre.”

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