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  • Doing the big men’s job.

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    4 days ago

    Ask any person who’s been to Israel what’s it like, and they’ll tell you about the beautiful scenery, the warm people, the everlasting summer, the never-sleeping Tel-Aviv and the enchanting holiday season. A person who has never been to Israel but met an Israeli, will probably say...

  • ‘Breaking the Silence’ and Gaza

    1 week ago

    The shooting war in Gaza was again accompanied by a massive political and media attack against Israel, with accusations of “war crimes” and “human rights violations” in parallel to the barrages of rockets and missiles.

    The weapons and soldiers in the political war are led by the...

  • Missing Joan, Surfin’ Israel, playing for peace and more…This week from Israel!

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    2 weeks ago

    Goodbye, Joan

    Love her, hate her – but you're surly gonna miss her.

    Jewish comedian Joan Rivers passed away in New York on Thursday, aged 81. Known for her controversial humor and for her lack of boundaries – she was heard all the way to Israel, especially when she wasn't...

  • The masks are off: anti-Semitism across the world revealed its ugly self, and got out of hand

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    August 19, 2014 | 8:33 am

    Shouts of "Jews to the gas!"; An article claiming that "Israel’s military operation in Gaza showed why Jews "have been so frequently expelled."; A sign reading, "Well done Israel, Hitler would be proud,"; Use of the anti-Semitic blood libel...

    These are merely a few examples of...

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  • While you were in Gaza - a sister of an IDF soldier writes about the past month

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    August 14, 2014 | 8:40 am

    Bareket-Paz Gozlan's brother, Snir, is a soldier at the IDF Combat Engineering Corps. During the past month, he was in Gaza, almost unreachable. Now, upon his return, Bareket decided to share with Israelife's readers her thoughts and feelings during the almost unbearable month.

     ...

  • Israel’s top comedians salute the IDF with a tribute to the IDF Musical Troupes

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    August 7, 2014 | 10:58 am

    A group of Israel’s top comedians gathered to create a tribute video to the Israel Defense Forces Musical Ensembles of the 60’s, and salute our soldiers fighting in Gaza. In the 60’s, the IDF musical troupes were the biggest hit in the Israeli music scene, and the soldiers/singers...

  • More than 70 Israeli academics signed a petition condemning the Israel Defense Forces in Gaza.

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    July 29, 2014 | 8:20 am

    On July 24th, more than 70 Israeli academics signed a petition condemning the Israel Defense Forces actions in Gaza. According to their statement: “The signatories to this statement, all academics at Israeli universities, wish it to be known that they utterly deplore the aggressive...

  • A short guidebook to all celebrities posting about the Israel-Gaza situation

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    July 28, 2014 | 8:20 am

    Dear celebrities,

    You are people of high power. Having millions of fans and followers grants you the power to change the world with just 140 typed notes. You have more power than any political leader, as people devour your status updates, ready to follow your lead without asking...

  • Discovering that Israeli troops aren’t made of Teflon

    July 22, 2014 | 11:33 am

    My children have been following the Gaza operation since it began 15 days ago.

    They really have no choice, our television is turned to news reports of the operation during all of my waking hours, which are longer than theirs. My son staring at his iPod this evening complained...

  • Winning the war, losing support

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    July 14, 2014 | 8:38 am

    The fact that 70% of the Israeli population spend their nights and days running for shelter and that more than 1000 missiles were fired at Israel from Gaza does not matter to the world, as long as the death toll stands at zero.

    In the past week, more than 1000 missiles were fired...

  • Life under fire - live reports from people living in southern Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    July 8, 2014 | 10:48 am

    I can describe the reality here, I can ask you to imagine what it's like, but no matter what I say, it will be very hard for anyone who's not here to comprehend.

    In the past two weeks, hundreds of missiles were fired at Israel from Gaza, which is ruled by the terror organization...

  • The agenda behind New York Times headline

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    July 3, 2014 | 7:45 am

    A headline – few short words that frame a whole story. Earlier today, The New York Times published an article referring to the rockets being fired from Gaza to Israel and the Israeli Defense Forces' response. In what appeared to be an objective headline, lies a very specific...

  • Backstreet Boys and Jay Leno visiting, the IDF improving and more…This week from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    May 12, 2014 | 12:20 pm

    Celebrating 66 years of independence

    On Tuesday, Israel celebrated its 66th independence day with 24 hours of celebrations that started on Monday night. The streets of every city were colored in blue and white, fireworks lit the sky and famous artists performed on stages set in...

  • What if we really knew what media does to us

    By Marty Kaplan

    May 5, 2014 | 10:31 am

    What if we knew that the fictional rapes in HBO’s mega-hit “Game of Thrones” caused real rapes in the real world?  What if we knew that the portrayals of gay characters in “Modern Family” caused actual states to legalize same-sex marriage?

    The catch, of course, is causation. ...

  • Post- Passover celebration, TLV’s new title, basketball history and more…This week from Israel!

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 28, 2014 | 6:20 pm

    Go, Maccabi!

    On Wednesday night (Israel time,) after a roller-coaster season of highs and lows, basketball team Maccabi Tel-Aviv scaled the highest summit in European basketball and earned itself a ticket to the Euroleague Final Four, for the first time since 2011. Maccabi...

  • Facing the “unaware public”

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 23, 2014 | 11:55 am

    In the past couple of years, I often wrote about the “unaware public.” This is a group of people, the majority of the world’s population, actually, who is politically uninvolved with the conflicted Middle East, and does not find particular interest in the Israeli-Palestinian...

  • Save the Ministry of Foreign Affairs!

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    March 26, 2014 | 10:06 am

    Last week, Tel Aviv University took political science students - including me - on a field trip to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem, in order for us to examine the various possible career paths there. Since high school, it has been very clear to me that my future would...

  • When the Israeli Apartheid Week takes place in Israel, there’s a lot for us to worry about

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    March 4, 2014 | 8:45 am

    Last week, the 10th annual Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) launched in over 200 cities worldwide. This international series of events which includes rallies, lectures, cultural performances, film screenings and multimedia displays — exposed many people who are clueless about Israel...

  • One Israeli creation for the weekend

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    January 24, 2014 | 12:08 pm

    Can you imagine your life without Facebook? It was only eight years ago when this brilliant website burst into our lives and changed our ways of communication forever. Before there was Facebook, we used instant messaging programs to chat online with one another, and one of the...

  • This week in power: Word fight and prison meals

    By Danny Groner

    January 22, 2014 | 7:52 pm

    A roundup of the most talked about political and global stories in the Jewish world this week:

    'Nazi' ban?
    "Israel is on the brink of banning the N-word. N as in Nazi, that is," reported The New York Times. The proposal gained preliminary approval last week that would make it a...

  • This week in power: Sharon’s death and Berlin brawl

    By Danny Groner

    January 15, 2014 | 7:57 pm

    A roundup of the most talked about political and global stories in the Jewish world this week:

    Sharon legacy
    After many years of a much-watched coma, Ariel Sharon passed away last weekend, leading to an assortment of reactions to the former prime minister's life from around the...

  • This week in power: Kerry language request and NYPost headline

    By Danny Groner

    January 8, 2014 | 7:58 pm

    A roundup of the most talked about political and global stories in the Jewish world this week:

    'Jewish State' possibilities
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged world leaders to talk the Palestinian leadership into recognizing Israel as a Jewish State, according to reports....

  • This week in power: Anelka gesture and Israel in the new year

    By Danny Groner

    January 1, 2014 | 7:34 pm

    A roundup of the most talked about political and global stories in the Jewish world this week:

    Anti-Semitism on the pitch?
    A joke gone too far has upset Jewish groups around the world after French soccer star Nicolas Anelka made a stiff-armed salute following a goal that many...

  • This week in power: Bronfman legacy and Christmas fracas

    By Danny Groner

    December 25, 2013 | 7:14 pm

    A roundup of the most talked about political and global stories in the Jewish world this week:

    Bronfman death
    He as chairman of the Seagram company, but Edgar Bronfman's life may be bets remembered for his Jewish communal work. "Edgar's bold leadership and visionary philanthropy...

  • Not acts of despair- Terror!

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    December 25, 2013 | 11:33 am

    Three terror attacks were added in the past 48 hours to a record number of over 170 attacks since the beginning of November. Israeli civilians and soldiers were killed by Palestinians with vengeance in their hearts as day after day Israeli newspapers were colored in black.

    ...

  • This week in power: Academic boycott and Podhoretz stormoff

    By Danny Groner

    December 18, 2013 | 7:44 pm

    A roundup of the most talked about political and global stories in the Jewish world this week:

    Boycott blowback
    The announcment of a boycott of Israeli academic institutions to protest Israel’s treatment of Palestinians by the American Studies Association had people up in arms...

  • This week in power: Netanyahu snub and Kanye comments

    By Danny Groner

    December 11, 2013 | 7:58 pm

    A roundup of the most talked about political and global stories in the Jewish world this week:

    Mandela funeral fracas
    World leaders gathered for the funeral for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, but one person was missing: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He cited costs of...

  • This week in power: Temple Mount tension and journalists targeted

    By Danny Groner

    December 4, 2013 | 7:24 pm

    A roundup of the most talked about political and global stories in the Jewish world this week:

    Ruckus on the Mount
    "A small but growing movement by Jewish activists demanding the right to pray at the site of their destroyed temple, in the heart of this disputed capital’s Old...

  • This week in power: Iran deal and Thanksgivukkah

    By Danny Groner

    November 27, 2013 | 7:56 pm

    A roundup of the most talked about political and global stories in the Jewish world this week:

    Iran agreement
    The U.S. government announced a deal with Iran over the weekend that will keep their nuclear arms program at bay, at least temporarily, which prompted the Israeli...

  • This week in power: A hot mic and Brandeis backs out

    By Danny Groner

    November 20, 2013 | 7:50 pm

    A roundup of the most talked about political and global stories in the Jewish world this week:

    Mic mishap
    Last week, a United Nations interpreter sparked international outrage from Jews after he shared his feelings into an open microphone at the General Assembly. “I think when...

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