What the world gets wrong about Israeli politics: A fireside chat with Gil Hoffman, chief political correspondent for the Jerusalem Post – episode 35

Israeli politics are famously unstable, with Prime Ministers and coalitions coming and going regularly. But while Israelis know the instability is the price of democracy, far too often, world media outlets characterize Israel’s vibrant democracy as a liability. Additionally, Israel’s new Prime Minister, Naftali Bennett, is frequently described as an extremist by world media. But […]

The Honest Report podcast episode 14: The media’s lopsided coverage of Jerusalem Day

Each year since 1968, Israel has celebrated Jerusalem Day, commemorating the liberation of the city from Jordanian occupation. And each year, a march with flags is a highlight of the day. And like clockwork, Israelis waving flags is called a provocation by the news media, arguing that Jews waving flags needlessly provokes Hamas into killing […]