Monthly Archives : July 2010

Gilad Shalit sells CDs and other Israeli media escapades

In Latma’s Tribal Update this week we feature an interview with Israeli pop star Aviv Zefet (Aviv Gefen) who like many other celebs has decided to write a song for Gilad Shalit.    Along the lines of my column from Tuesday, this clip demonstrates the derangement of the Israel’s media and celebrities regarding the prolonged captivity of Gilad Shalit at…

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Netanyahu must play for time

Just ahead of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s trip next week to Washington, Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas went on a charm offensive towards the Israeli media. On Tuesday Abbas invited representatives of the Hebrew-language press to his office in Ramallah and assured them of his good intentions towards Israel.    We have been here before. In Netanyahu’s last go-around as…

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