Feature articles

 

A completed section of the Egypt-Israel border fence. (Photo: Ben Hartman)

‘IT’S THE WILD WEST DOWN THERE’

A soldier on reserve duty speaks about serving on the Sinai border where migrants try to find haven in Israel, and armed terrorists try to infiltrate to carry out attacks. The Jerusalem PostSeptember 16, 2012

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Falastin Jaber, whose son Khaled inspired Beinart’s book. (Photo: Hadas Parush)

BEINART’S INSPIRATION SAYS ISRAEL A ‘COLONY’

Exclusive: The Jaber family of Hebron says it had no idea Peter Beinart’s ‘The Crisis of Zionism’ was inspired by their story. The Jerusalem Post – April 30, 2012

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‘An American Hippie in Israel’ – a film so bad it has to be seen. (Courtesy)

HORRENDOUS ISRAELI 70S FILM BECOMES A CULT FAVORITE

An American Hippie in Israel” – surely one of the worst films ever made in Israel, or beyond – has been appearing at midnight on the first Friday night of the last four months, and has evolved into an Israeli cult event. The Jerusalem Post – September 1, 2011

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An IDF honor guard during the funeral for former Chief of Staff Lipkin-Shahak earlier this month. (Photo: Ben Hartman)

ANONYMOUS BLOGGER PROBE SHINES LIGHT ON IDF SUICIDES

Investigation by blogger “Eishton” leads army to release figures on soldiers suicide, sparking public debate. The Jerusalem Post – December 28, 2012

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Marty Peretz (courtesy)

MARTY PERETZ, DOWN BY THE SCHOOL YARD

Former ‘New Republic’ editor now teaching English as a volunteer to refugee and foreign workers’ children. The Jerusalem Post – January 27, 2011

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Kids in Ghajar play next to blast walls on the edge of town. (Photo: Ben Hartman)

TWILIGHT ZONE VILLAGE OF GHAJAR SEEKS COMPENSATION FOR WAR DAMAGES 

The Syrian Allawite town in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights town, where the Israel-Lebanon border runs down main street, describe bizarre way of life in town. The Jerusalem Post June 5, 2011

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A typical view showing the mix of old and new in Ajami, Jaffa. (Photo: Ben Hartman)

RACISM, OR A CLASSIC STORY OF URBAN RENEWAL?

Jaffa’s Arab residents worry “religious Jews only” project could threaten coexistence. The Jerusalem Post August 6, 2010

 

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