Daily Archives: May 10, 2007

Human Rights Group Monitors Israeli Indiscretions

If you are a reporter in Jerusalem who covers the sensitive matter of Palestinian human rights, a logical starting point would be Bitselem* - founded as a private Israeli human rights organization in February 1989 with one stated purpose: To monitor human rights in areas acquired by Israel after the nation was attacked by Jordan during the 1967 war.

When PR firms replace Israel’s democratic process

Since the genesis of the Oslo process in 1993, successive governments of Israel, under a binding legal and moral obligation to demand a cessation of virulent anti-Semitic incitement as the condition for negotiation and...

“Benchmark” Dangers

I would like to focus on a recent Post column by Evelyn Gordon, entitled, "Benchmarks for a bloodbath," because I consider it so important. Gordon says: "US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is not purposely...

Russian Jews rally to bring Sderot youth to area camps

Two local summer camps have each pledged to provide 10 spots for children from the embattled Israeli city of Sderot, prompting a massive fundraising campaign from within Boston's Russian-Jewish community. In response to an appeal...