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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

Can the World Agree to ‘Fix’ the Iran Nuclear Deal?

President Donald Trump on Jan. 12 outlined his intentions to “fix the terrible flaws” of the Iran nuclear deal, giving...

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...

World

Amid Ongoing Parliamentary Campus Free Speech Probe, UK Jewish Community Hi...

Leading communal representatives and advocates in the United Kingdom are drawing attention to difficulties faced by Jewish students on campus...

Israel

After Knesset Speech, Major US Jewish Groups Praise VP Pence for Support of...

US Vice President Mike Pence’s speech at the Israeli Knesset on Monday was warmly praised by a number of major...

Middle East

Turkey Detains 91, Including Politicians, Journalists, Over Syria Comments

Turkey arrested dozens of people overnight for "spreading terrorist propaganda" about its Syrian incursion, state media said on Tuesday, raising to nearly 100 the number of such detainees, including politicians,...

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