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Josh Hasten is an award winning Jerusalem-based public relations consultant, journalist, and talk-radio host. He is a sought after speaker around the world offering workshops and lectures on pro-Israel advocacy. His first book "Itamar Makes Friends: a Children's Story of Jewish Brotherhood," was recently published by Gefen Press. Josh who was the CAMERA organization's 2009 Letter Writer of the Year, resides in Elazar, Israel.

ARTICLES BY: Josh Hasten

January 17, 2012 10:19 am

Why Israel Needs the Death Penalty

An Israeli court this week sentenced the second Arab terrorist guilty of murdering five members of the Fogel family in the town of...

December 21, 2011 4:00 pm

Mahmoud Abbas Anti-Semite of the Year

As the year 2011 comes to a close, media outlets inundate their readers/listeners/viewers with top 10 lists galore. Whether it's the top ten news stories,...

October 5, 2011 4:21 pm

Young American Jews Have Been Hijacked

The next generation of American Judaism has been hijacked.  More specifically, the notion of what it means to be a good young Jewish adult in the...

August 31, 2011 9:01 am

Is Israel’s Home Front Ready For September?

When we moved from Jerusalem to Gush Etzion on August 31, 2010, my family and I became official "settlers." The following day Hamas welcomed our arrival...

August 7, 2011 11:39 am

Israel Should Be Smart About September

With the failed Flotilla II campaign of anti-Israel, or simply ignorant, European boat-people behind us (those on the boats who tried to reach Gaza last...

July 14, 2011 2:32 pm

Glenn Beck to Israel: You are Not Alone

"As I have walked around the streets [of Israel, ed.], I am truly humbled and disturbed by what people say to me, and I have...

July 4, 2011 10:38 am

Following the Flotilla on Twitter

For about a week now I have been obsessively following the latest news on the Gaza-bound flotilla via my twitter account (see @jewofzion).  Everything one...

June 19, 2011 1:24 pm

Why Palestinian Arabs Hate Jews

As I mentioned in a previous entry, it was reported last May that nearly 70% of Arabs living in Judea, Samaria, and Gaza are in...

June 2, 2011 1:24 pm

Benny Begin, the “Old School” Israeli Politician Opens Up

This week I had the privilege of interviewing Israeli Cabinet Minister Mr. Binyamin (Benny) Begin on my weekly Israel National Radio talk show. I had noticed...

May 25, 2011 10:54 am

Even With Bibi and Barack In D.C., the News Does Go On Here In Israel – It Just Doesn’t Get Covered

Obama and Bibi, Bibi and Obama. He said, she said. That is how this week seemed to play out, in Washington. First came Obama's State...

May 15, 2011 2:21 pm

The Road To Hamas Acceptance

Since their founding in the early 1990's the Hamas Islamic Organization, has been labeled as a terror group by countries around the world....

April 28, 2011 11:10 pm

Our “Peace Partners,” Our Terrorists

"We have found a solution to the matter of Joseph's Tomb in Nablus... The current agreement will enable students to travel daily to the...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Police Called to London University After Protesters Trap Attendees of Israe...

Police were called to University College London (UCL) on Thursday evening after anti-Israel protesters stormed an event organized by local pro-Israel advocacy...

Middle East

Arab States Pressuring PA President Abbas to Resolve Internal Palestinian D...

Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab states are piling pressure on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to resolve divisions in his Fatah party...