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Why Hollywood Has Abandoned Brand Israel News Roundup
Catherine Rottenberg, Al Jazeera

Why Hollywood Has Abandoned Brand Israel

As Israel moves ever more dangerously rightward - evidenced by the latest law legalising the state's expropriation of private Palestinian lands and the extremely conservative appointees to the High Court - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seems, perhaps paradoxically, more obsessed than in the past with promoting Israel's positive image in the international arena.

about 2 days ago
Israel Denies a Work Visa to Human Rights Watch Researcher
Ian Fisher, New York Times

Israel Denies a Work Visa to Human Rights Watch Researcher

The Israeli government has denied a work visa for an investigator for Human Rights Watch, a prominent advocacy organization, accusing the group of engaging in “Palestinian propaganda.” Human Rights Watch, which has worked in Israel for three decades, denied the accusation, calling the visa rejection “part of a pattern” of actions by the right-wing government in the country to hinder the work of rights groups.

about 4 days ago
BDS Activist Raises $56,000 for Vandalized Jewish Cemetery News Roundup
Times of Israel Staff

BDS Activist Raises $56,000 for Vandalized Jewish Cemetery

A Palestinian-American activist who has voiced support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to help repair...

about 6 days ago
Sharp Rise in Number of Israeli Demolitions in East Jerusalem Since Trump’s Election read more: http News Roundup
Nir Hasson, Haaretz

Sharp Rise in Number of Israeli Demolitions in East Jerusalem Since Trump’s Election read more: http

Home demolitions in East Jerusalem have risen dramatically since the election of U.S. President Donald Trump. A source at city hall confirmed that since the changing of U.S. administrations, government restrictions have been lifted and the Jerusalem municipality...

about 6 days ago
Gaza Is Outwardly Rebuilding, but Inwardly Fearful News Roundup
Ian Fisher, The New York Times

Gaza Is Outwardly Rebuilding, but Inwardly Fearful

In her new home, finally finished after she lived two years in a trailer across a dirt road, Samaher al-Masri, 40, showed a video on her cellphone of a cute preschooler: her son Majdi.

about 1 week ago
Engineers in Gaza Convert the Rubble of War into Concrete for Rebuilding News Roundup
Ahmad Kabariti, Mondoweiss

Engineers in Gaza Convert the Rubble of War into Concrete for Rebuilding

An all-female team of engineers in Gaza have invented an affordable new way to produce concrete from the leftover rubble of homes destroyed during the last war in Gaza. And the four women behind the project–Nour Buhaisi, Aya Abu Hashish, Rahma Ashour, and...

about 1 week ago
In Rare Move, Israel Orders Demolition of Entire West Bank Bedouin Village News Roundup
Yotam Berger, Haaretz

In Rare Move, Israel Orders Demolition of Entire West Bank Bedouin Village

In a rare occurrence, the IDF’s Civil Administration in the West Bank on Sunday distributed some 40 demolition orders in a Bedouin village in Area C, which is under full Israeli civil and military control.

about 1 week ago
Palestinian Wins Berlinale Award With Documentary on Israeli Prison News Roundup
DPA and Nirit Anderman, Haaretz

Palestinian Wins Berlinale Award With Documentary on Israeli Prison

Palestinian filmmaker Raed Andoni won Saturday the Berlinale's first-ever Silver Bear for best documentary for "Istiyad Ashbah" ("Ghost Hunting"), in which former inmates reenact events...

about 1 week ago
Trump Will Not Insist on Two-State Solution as Netanyahu Visits News Roundup
Andrew Beatty & David Clark, AFP

Trump Will Not Insist on Two-State Solution as Netanyahu Visits

President Donald Trump welcomes Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House on Wednesday after an administration official signaled a break with US support for a two-state solution...

about 2 weeks ago