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News Israel » Culture: Netanyahu did some good for Israel, but it's time for him to go

News channel or source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/242139
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Zionist Union chief Avi Gabbay called on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to resign, saying Monday that his government suffered from a “culture of corruption”. Speaking at the 42nd annual Conference of Presidents Leadership Mission to Israel at the ...

News Israel » Culture: ‘7 Days in Entebbe’ film plays down Israeli heroism

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/7-Days-in-Entebbe-film-plays-down-Israeli-heroism-543137
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Generations of Israelis have cheered the finale of Operation Thunderbolt, the 1977 Golan-Globus movie, when Israeli commandos led by Lt.-Col. Yonatan “Yoni” Netanyahu, brother of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, rescue the mostly Israeli hostages ...

News Israel » Culture: First Conference to Connect with Millions of Pashtun Claiming to be Lost Tribes of Israel

News channel or source: https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/102954/connecting-pashtuns-ten-lost-tribes/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The experts will discuss how reconnecting Israel to the Pashtun will have enormous consequences ... A Pashtun cloth showing the Star of David, a motif that is common in Pashtun culture (Photo courtesy Rabbi Harry Rozenberg) Jews and Muslims share ...

News Israel » Culture: ‘NYT’ writers slam left for intolerance of dissent– on Israel panel that excludes anti-Zionists and Palestinians

News channel or source: http://mondoweiss.net/2018/02/intolerance-zionists-palestinians/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

All the panelists praised the creation of a Jewish state and the marvels of Israeli culture. Stephens said that everyone in Tel Aviv is beautiful, and the nukes are wonderful; and Cohen said, “I’m a Zionist. I support the state of Israel, strongly ...

News Israel » Culture: How international performers are unwittingly brought to Israeli settlements

News channel or source: https://972mag.com/how-international-performers-are-unwittingly-brought-to-israeli-settlements/133257/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The event, sponsored by Honda Israel, the Israeli Motorsports Federation (IMSF), and the Ministry of Culture and Sports, was scheduled to take place on February 23-24 on a brand new, state-of-the-art racetrack in the Jordan Valley, an area of the occupied ...

News Israel » Culture: Israel’s Right Wing Has Never Told the Truth

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-israel-s-right-wing-has-never-told-the-truth-1.5825615
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Lying is the way. Without noticing, lying has become the heart of our political culture, absolutely fine. Lying has become so much the norm that no one gets excited about it. One can lie and claim that an Iranian drone on Israel’s border is a brazen form ...

News Israel » Culture: French-Jewish group that accused Israel of causing anti-Semitism loses state funding

News channel or source: https://www.jta.org/2018/02/18/news-opinion/world/french-jewish-group-that-accused-israel-of-causing-anti-semitism-loses-state-funding
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Separately, the CRIF umbrella group of French Jewish groups protested on Thursday the cancellation in the northern city of Lille of a four-day event organized by university students on Israeli culture. The cancellation followed protests by pro-Palestinian ...

News Israel » Culture: So what’s so great about Israeli culture anyway?

News channel or source: http://foreignpolicy.com/2012/08/02/so-whats-so-great-about-israeli-culture-anyway/
Publication date: Wednesday 01 August 2012

Mitt Romney has followed up his controversial comments on the link between Israel’s economic success and its culture (See Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson for a rebuttal to the argument.) with a short piece in the National Review arguing that the Jewish ...

News Israel » Culture: Israel’s Culture Minister Hails Her Country’s Oscar Failure

News channel or source: https://forward.com/fast-forward/392683/israels-culture-minister-hails-her-countrys-oscar-failure/
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s culture minister breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday that her country’s contender had failed to land an Oscar nomination for best foreign language film - despite not having watched the movie. “Foxtrot” tells the ...

News Israel » Culture: Israel’s Culture of Hate

News channel or source: https://consortiumnews.com/2012/08/24/israels-culture-of-hate/
Publication date: Friday 24 August 2012

The failure to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has inevitably stoked animosities on both sides. But recent acts of violence and ugly comments inside Israel reveal that a culture of hatred and bigotry is taking root, warns ex-CIA analyst Paul R.