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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...

Features

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

Senior US Police and Public Safety Officials Boost Skills in Israel

JNS.org - After two intensive weeks of public-safety leadership training with Israel’s top police...

IDF Cyber Defenders Prepare Their Responses to the ‘Unknown Threat’

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces' cyber defenders are preparing to deal with future...

World

Putin and I Want ‘Safety for Israel,’ Trump Declares at Joint N...

At a joint news conference in Helsinki on Monday dominated by President Donald Trump's insistence that Russia did not interfere...

Israel

With New Airport, Israel’s Eilat Competes for European Tourists

Once almost lost to international tourism, the Israeli resort city of Eilat hopes a new airport will attract a million foreign visitors a year by 2025, with eastern Europeans especially offering...

Middle East

Syrian Army Says It Captures Strategic Hill Overlooking Israeli Border

The Syrian army and its allies have taken control of a strategic hill overlooking Israel's Golan Heights as it expands an offensive to seize the remaining parts of the southwest from...

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