Below are daily news feeds from several publications that cover the Middle East. Recommended web sites to check regularly are Ha'aretz.com (an Israeli newspaper) and Maan News (a Palestinian newspaper). BBC News (a British source covering the Middle East. IMEU (Institute for Middle East Understanding) provides a summary of media highlights covering Israel and Palestine. The Jerusalem Post provides an opportunity to read news that generally mirrors Israel's official positions.

  • Institute for Middle East Understanding

    The Institute for Middle East Understanding offers journalists and editors quick access to information about Palestine and the Palestinians.

    • Chicago Palestinian Series: Palestinian-American Chef Abeer Najjar
      Jun 21, 2018 - 10:21:00 AM
      Chicago-based Palestinian-American chef Abeer Najjar creates fusion dishes inspired by her Palestinian upbringing, using food to keep her heritage alive. “Our narrative as Palestinians is being erased.”
    • Filming Israeli Soldiers in Action Could Soon Become a Crime
      Jun 20, 2018 - 11:29:00 AM
      On Sunday, the Israeli government endorsed the proposal, which seeks to criminalize the filming and/or distribution of images and video footage showing certain Israeli military operations — if the aim is “hurting a soldier’s spirit” or “harming national security.” A conviction for such crimes could carry prison terms of five to 10 years.
    • Tatreez & Tea Preserves Palestinian Embroidery in the Diaspora
      Jun 19, 2018 - 12:35:00 PM
      The second edition of Tatreetz & Tea, a book on the history of Palestinian embroidery, is set to be released later this month. Tatreez & Tea, a U.S.-based initiative dedicated to preserving Palestinian embroidery (tatreez), folk art, and storytelling, celebrates the release of its second edition book this June 30th.
    • Join the al-Lahham Family for Iftar in Gaza
      Jun 14, 2018 - 10:06:00 AM
      Ramadan is a sacred time of year for devout Muslims. The holy month began days after the Israeli military killed 62 protesters in Gaza’s Great Return March. Despite the sorrow over the killings, and despite the ongoing suffering Palestinians in Gaza experience due to the Israeli-imposed blockade, four hours daily of electricity, lack of drinking water, and chronic unemployment — families in Gaza still mark Ramadan with devotion, and with dignity.
    • Mural Honoring Palestinian History and Culture to be Unveiled in San Francisco
      Jun 12, 2018 - 10:52:00 AM
      Motorists entering the 101 in San Francisco’s upper market will soon see a large, vibrant wall with kids climbing over it. The wall is part of a mural being painted by artist Chris Gazaleh on a residential building owned by Ron Dudum...
    • Bernie Sanders’ Criticism Of Israel Is Radical. And He’s Taking It Mainstream
      Jun 11, 2018 - 12:30:00 PM
      Not many in the media are noticing, which is understandable given the burden of keeping up with Donald Trump, but in the shadow of Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu, Bernie Sanders is dramatically challenging Beltway discourse on Israel
    • Vic Mensa Talks Palestine On Complex’s Late Night Show
      Jun 09, 2018 - 01:30:00 PM
      Speaking on Complex's late night show, hip-hop star Vic Mensa explains why his trip to Israeli-occupied Palestine was "eye-opening," and how it exposed the reality of Israeli-imposed segregation in the city of Hebron.
    • Anthony Bourdain Shone a Different Light on the Middle East
      Jun 08, 2018 - 01:02:00 PM
      Anthony Bourdain brought cuisines from around the world to viewers who might never otherwise have contemplated them. But his shows were always about so much more than that.
    • Argentina Won’t Play Israel in Soccer Because Slaughtering Palestinians Has Consequences
      Jun 06, 2018 - 01:42:00 PM
      Palestinians celebrated a diplomatic victory on Wednesday as Israel confirmed the cancellation of a high-profile visit to Jerusalem by Argentina’s national soccer team, which had been scheduled for Saturday
    • Argentina’s Messi Won’t Play in Jerusalem: How a Soccer Game Became a Diplomatic Disaster
      Jun 06, 2018 - 01:15:00 PM
      It was supposed to be a “friendly” soccer game in Jerusalem — a no-stakes warm-up for Argentina’s national team a week before it heads to the World Cup. Instead, it became a diplomatic disaster.
  • Ha'aretz

    The online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, with real-time breaking news, opinions and analysis from Israel and the Middle East.


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