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Deborah Danan is a freelance journalist based out of Tel Aviv. She received her undergraduate degree in Hebrew University and her master's in Bar Ilan University. Her work as an editor and investigative journalist has taken her across the Middle East, from Ramallah to Jerusalem to Cairo to Amman. She is also a foreign media consultant to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

ARTICLES BY: Deborah Danan


September 30, 2014 7:05 am
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Rosh Hashanah 5775 Sees Record Number of Births in Israel

Rosh Hashanah 5775 and the new year ushered in a record number of new babies. Maayanei Hayeshua hospital in Bnei Brak reported that 140 women gave birth...

August 9, 2014 11:44 pm
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Video of UNRWA Camps Showing Children Calling for Jihad Attracts Renewed Attention

A video of summer camps run by UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, is making...

August 8, 2014 11:39 am
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Facebook Friends Without Benefits: The Social Cost of Hamas’s War Against Israel

Bat-sheva Hass, a new immigrant from Holland who lives in Jerusalem, posted a short clip of herself on Facebook ducking at a bus stop...

August 6, 2014 9:30 pm
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Netanyahu Spokesman Mocks Al Jazeera Anchor for ‘Laughable’ Question, Faux Journalism (VIDEO)

In an August 1st interview with Al Jazeera, Israeli Prime Minister's Office Arabic spokesman Ofir Gendelman was grilled by Lebanese journalist Ghada Owais. In addition...

August 6, 2014 8:48 pm
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Baby Bomb Boom: Gaza War Sees Sharp Rise in Premature Births in Israeli Hospitals

Hospitals in Israel are reporting a significant increase in early childbirth rates recently, and in particular, the rates of premature births. Army Radio reported that Kaplan...

August 3, 2014 2:17 pm
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Hamas Asks Hezbollah to ‘Heat up’ Israel’s Northern Border

Gaza based terror group Hamas, now engaged by Israel in Gaza, has allegedly been urging its northern ally Hezbollah to act against Israel. According to...

August 1, 2014 1:41 pm
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Residents of Israel’s North: We Hear the Sounds of Tunnels Being Dug Under Our Feet

Fighting between the IDF and Hamas in Gaza and along the Gaza Strip border is also affecting Israel's northern front, with regional council heads and...

August 1, 2014 1:23 pm
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British Tabloid Poll on Gaza: Majority Disagree With UK Israel-Basher John Prescott

An online poll run by British tabloid The Daily Mirror in which readers were asked to vote on whether they agreed with an Israel-bashing op-ed...

August 1, 2014 9:53 am
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IDF Fears Captured Soldier; Suicide Bomber Aids Kidnapping; Escalation in Gaza Expected

The IDF spokesperson said Friday afternoon that the military is concerned Hamas gunmen succeeded in capturing a soldier during clashes in the southern Gaza city...

August 1, 2014 12:30 am
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Gaza Resident: I am Angry at Hamas, There is No Democracy Here

A Gaza resident identified only as Ahmed on Wednesday evening blamed ruling terror group Hamas for the current suffering in Gaza. In a phone interview...

July 31, 2014 6:32 am
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Gaza’s West Side Story: A Painful Account of an Unlikely Friendship and How Hamas Destroyed One Palestinian Family

On Wednesday afternoon, July 29, Hilel K waited for his wife outside the delivery room in Asaf Harofeh hospital. She had just given birth...

July 31, 2014 5:51 am
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Analysis: Israel Stumped by Obama’s Behavior

Politicians across the political spectrum in Israel have been left entirely stumped by President Barack Obama's behavior the last few days, beginning with his phone...

July 31, 2014 5:35 am
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Joan Rivers Defends Israel Again: Hamas Should Get Nose Jobs; Rihanna and Selena Should Shut Up and Get Off the Drugs

In an interview with Israel's Channel 10 on Wednesday, comedian Joan Rivers, as she is wont to do, lambasted a whole host of fellow celebrities....

July 30, 2014 9:25 pm
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Col. Richard Kemp: Israeli Pilot Aborted Gaza Strike 17 Times to Protect Civilians – Jewish People Should be Proud of the State of Israel (INTERVIEW)

Having just returned from another tour of Sderot and discussions with Israeli soldiers at the staging area near Gaza, Col (ret.) Richard Kemp, the former...

Culture

Baseball Icon Dykstra Takes on a New Hobby: Torah Study

JNS.org - As part of bettering his life since serving six months of a three-year sentence behind bars for grand...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Wake Forest University Students Adopt Antisemitism Definition, Denounce Den...

Jewish and Zionist groups at Wake Forest University in North Carolina applauded their student government this week, after it endorsed...

Israel

Senators Push for US Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

A resolution was introduced in the Senate on Tuesday calling for US recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The non-binding bill was authored by Republicans Ted Cruz of Texas...

Middle East

Erdogan Says Trump Positive on Turkish Military Plan to Push East in Syria

Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, touting support from US President Donald Trump even though the Pentagon...

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