Zionism http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26165/all en REFILE-Disaffected Israeli Arabs shrug at elections in Jewish state http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/refile-disaffected-israeli-arabs-shrug-at-elections-jewish-stat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Refiles to fix reference to "she" in 28th paragraph)</p> <p>* Barely half of Arabs in Israel are expected to vote</p> <p>* Jewish state's minority Arabs disillusioned by leaders</p> <p>* Peace deal no longer top concern for Israeli-Arabs</p> <p>By Jihan Abdalla</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/refile-disaffected-israeli-arabs-shrug-at-elections-jewish-stat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christian Arabs Israeli–Palestinian conflict Politics Religion Social Issues War Western Asia Zionism Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:00:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734759 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel considers ban for far-right candidate over mosque gaffe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/israel-considers-ban-far-right-candidate-over-mosque-gaffe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Allyn Fisher-Ilan</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 20 (Reuters) - An Israeli panel weighed a request on Sunday to disqualify a candidate of a powerful far-right party from running in a Jan. 22 election for alluding in a speech to the possibility of seeing one of Islam's holiest shrines in Jerusalem "blown up."</p> <p>The controversy is over a United States-born parliamentary nominee with the pro-settler Jewish Home party, one of the more serious contenders against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, though polls still predict he will win Tuesday's vote.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/israel-considers-ban-far-right-candidate-over-mosque-gaffe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Hospitality Law Politics Temple Mount War Zionism Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 20:15:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736968 at http://www.globalpost.com ANALYSIS-Israeli vote is least of neighbours' worries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/analysis-israeli-vote-least-neighbours-worries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Arabs see no hope for change in Israeli vote</p> <p>* Syria war, regional turmoil diverts attention</p> <p>* Predicted rightward swing dismays Palestinians</p> <p>By Alistair Lyon</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 21 (Reuters) - A hardline Israeli government or a very hardline one.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/analysis-israeli-vote-least-neighbours-worries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Politics War Zionism Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 12:30:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737200 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel reviews contraceptive use for Ethiopian immigrants http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/israel-reviews-contraceptive-use-ethiopian-immigrants <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Documentary says drug over-prescribed to Ethiopians</p> <p>* Some 100,000 Ethiopian Jews live in Israel</p> <p>* Rights group accuses state of "racist attitude"</p> <p>By Jeffrey Heller</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Israel's Health Ministry has ordered doctors to review how they prescribe a birth control drug, after accusations it was being used to control the population of Ethiopian immigrants.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/israel-reviews-contraceptive-use-ethiopian-immigrants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Member states of the United Nations Technology Western Asia Zionism Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 17:15:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740585 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Beitar arson attack linked to racial incitement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/soccer-beitar-club-torched-after-protests-against-muslim-player <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(adds Netanyahu comment)</p> <p>* Prime minister describes behaviour as 'shameful'</p> <p>* Four fans indicted on Thursday for incitement</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Feb 8 (Reuters) - A suspected arson attack damaged the main club house of Israeli Premier League side Beitar Jerusalem on Friday, a day after four fans were charged in court in connection with racist incitement against the team's recruitment of Muslim players, police said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/soccer-beitar-club-torched-after-protests-against-muslim-player" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashkenazi Jews Asia Israeli Jews Zionism Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 10:01:09 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749792 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt sentences two Israelis for illegal entry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/egypt-sentences-two-israelis-illegal-entry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An Egyptian court has sentenced two Israelis to two years in prison for illegally entering the country, a judicial source said on Tuesday.</p> <p>The court issued the verdict on Monday, the source said. Andrey Pshenichnikov, 24, and Ahmed Daif, 33, appear to have entered Egypt separately.</p> <p>Police had arrested Pshenichikov in Taba, on the border with Israel, on suspicion of spying.</p> <p>Israeli media had identified him as a Russian-born immigrant to Israel who had been arrested by the Israeli Shin Bet security service last year over his pro-Palestinian activism.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/egypt-sentences-two-israelis-illegal-entry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Law Western Asia Zionism AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 15:00:12 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753599 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel MPs quiz minister on Australian prisoner death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/israel-mps-quiz-minister-australian-prisoner-death <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two Israeli MPs on Tuesday questioned the justice minister over reports about the mysterious 2010 death of an Australian prisoner with suspected Mossad ties whose identity was kept top secret.</p> <p>"This prisoner was detained under a name which was not his own. Do you know about this?" Arab Israeli MP Ahmed Tibi asked during an open question session in the Knesset, or parliament.</p> <p>"Can you confirm that this Australian committed suicide in prison under a false name so it wouldn't be revealed he was being detained in Israel?" he asked outgoing Justice Minister Yaakov Neeman.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/israel-mps-quiz-minister-australian-prisoner-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Human Interest Technology Western Asia Zionism AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 19:31:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753826 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel's mystery prisoner emerges from shadows http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/israels-mystery-prisoner-emerges-shadows <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A profile of "Prisoner X", an Australian Jew found dead in a high security cell in Israel, is emerging from the shadows more than two years after his death with reports claiming he was a spy for Mossad.</p> <p>Any news about the man unveiled this week to be Ben Zygier, who moved to Israel more than a decade ago and officially committed suicide in 2010, had been censored by Israel.</p> <p>ABC television named the prisoner and now more details of who he was and how he lived are trickling out.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/israels-mystery-prisoner-emerges-shadows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Ben Zygier Education Politics Technology Western Asia Zionism AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 17:59:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5755506 at http://www.globalpost.com Israeli intelligence under spotlight at the Oscars http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/israeli-intelligence-under-spotlight-at-the-oscars <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Already under scrutiny over the Prisoner X affair, Israel's all-powerful spy agencies have once again found themselves in the spotlight with the explosive Oscar-nominated documentary "The Gatekeepers".</p> <p>The film, which has been nominated for best documentary, is a French-Israeli production that sheds a harsh and unforgiving light on the operations of Israel's Shin Bet internal security agency through the testimony of six of its former chiefs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/israeli-intelligence-under-spotlight-at-the-oscars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Israel Israeli Security Forces Labor Law Politics Religion Social Issues War Zionism AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 12:16:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5762035 at http://www.globalpost.com Oscar-nominee 'Five Broken Cameras' sparks identity debate http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/oscar-nominee-five-broken-cameras-sparks-identity-debate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>"Five Broken Cameras" the Oscar-nominated documentary about Palestinian popular resistance in the occupied West Bank, has found itself at the centre of an unusual debate -- over its identity.</p> <p>Co-directed by Palestinian Emad Burnat and Israeli Guy Davidi, the film documents the story of Bil'in village and the struggle of its residents to protect their land from Jewish settlers and Israel's giant separation barrier.</p> <p>But while the story is Palestinian throughout, the film was made with funding from the Jewish state.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/oscar-nominee-five-broken-cameras-sparks-identity-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Entertainment Guy Davidi Israeli–Palestinian conflict Labor Law Politics Religion Social Issues War Western Asia Zionism AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 15:01:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5763384 at http://www.globalpost.com Anti-Semitism stirs concern at US congress hearings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/anti-semitism-stirs-concern-at-us-congress-hearings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Members of the US congress heard concern Wednesday over an apparent rise in anti-Semitism in Europe and Arab countries that one lawmaker called "unparalleled since the dark ages" of World War II.</p> <p>"Jewish communities on a global scale are facing verbal harassment, and sometimes violent attacks against synagogues, Jewish cultural sites, cemeteries and individuals," said the congressman, Chris Smith.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/anti-semitism-stirs-concern-at-us-congress-hearings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-Defamation League Antisemitism Politics Zionism AFP Wed, 27 Feb 2013 23:16:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5769076 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel to probe birth control for Ethiopian immigrants http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/israel-probe-birth-control-ethiopian-immigrants <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Government denies trying to limit community's growth</p> <p>* More than 100,000 Ethiopian Jews live in Israel</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Israel's Health Ministry has ordered an investigation into whether government employees or health workers prescribed a birth control drug to Ethiopian immigrant women as a way to control the population.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/israel-probe-birth-control-ethiopian-immigrants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Labor Law Member states of the United Nations Social Issues Technology Western Asia Zionism Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 19:31:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5770114 at http://www.globalpost.com US finds Erdogan comments on Zionism "particularly offensive" http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/blank-headline-received-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ANKARA, March 1 (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's reported comment equating Zionism with crimes against humanity is "particularly offensive" and has a "corrosive effect" on U.S.-Turkish relations, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.</p> <p>"This was particularly offensive, frankly, to call Zionism a crime against humanity," the senior U.S. official told reporters as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Ankara. "It does have a corrosive effect (on relations)."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/blank-headline-received-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Zionism Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Mar 2013 11:00:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5770731 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Israeli police, Palestinians clash at Jerusalem mosque http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/update-1-israeli-police-palestinians-clash-at-jerusalem-mosque <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details, background)</p> <p>JERUSALEM, March 8 (Reuters) - Israeli police fired stun grenades to disperse Palestinian worshippers who had thrown rocks and firebombs at them after Friday prayers at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, police said.</p> <p>Dozens of officers entered the politically sensitive area, one of Islam's holiest sites to break up several hundred protesters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/update-1-israeli-police-palestinians-clash-at-jerusalem-mosque" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Israeli–Palestinian conflict War Zionism Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 12:30:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5777089 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel court challenges internment of African migrants http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/israel-court-challenges-internment-african-migrants <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Israel's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the state attorney's office to answer claims that tough legislation enabling illegal migrants to be detained without trial for up to three years is unlawful.</p> <p>A court statement said Chief Justice Asher Grunis gave the government until April 30 to answer a petition by rights groups which say that interning asylum-seekers at risk in their home countries breaches Israeli and international law.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/israel-court-challenges-internment-african-migrants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Assam Business Hospitality Law Politics Social Issues Technology War Zionism AFP Tue, 12 Mar 2013 19:15:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5781343 at http://www.globalpost.com