As governments increase restrictions and casualties mount for journalists worldwide, the relatively new Jerusalem Press Club hosted the city’s first International Conference of Freedom of the Press, with participants demanding protection for reporters in war zones, authoritarian...
Tag: Uri Dromi
May 27, 2015 | 2:46 pm
December 16, 2011 | 10:39 am
Two Israelis made world headlines this week. In freezing Stockholm, Prof. Dan Shechtman of the Haifa Technion (Israel’s Institute of Technology) won the Nobel Prize in chemistry. In sunny Perth, Australia, Lee Korzits won the gold medal at the women’s Sailing World Championships,...
January 11, 2011 | 7:01 pm
If you know this old Jewish joke, just skip it.
Two Jews come to the rabbi to settle a dispute. The first Jew complains about the other, and the
rabbi says, ``You’re right.’’ Then the other Jew makes his claim, to which the rabbi says, ``You’re right.’’ The rabbi’s...
October 23, 2009 | 1:11 pm
This week’s commentary from Uri Dromi:
Analysis: Stay calm, and argue
Now that the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva has endorsed the Goldstone Report by a 25-6 majority, with five countries opposing and 11 abstaining (the UK, France and three other members of the 47-nation body...
August 4, 2005 | 8:00 pm
The withdrawal from Gaza, scheduled to begin in mid-August, is one of the most important events in the history of the State of Israel. It will determine whether Israel can continue to be a Jewish and democratic state.
In an Alert Paper published in June 2003 by the Jewish People...
December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm
When the news broke that Saddam Hussein was captured, there was an uproar of joy here. Like many Israelis, I was glued to the TV screen, watching L. Paul Bremer, the U.S. administrator for Iraq, announcing proudly: "Ladies and gentlemen, we got him!"
What a great moment for the...