Israel Advocacy - Web Links
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Following is a list of Web sites that provide useful information,
reference and advocacy resources about Israel, Judaism and the
Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The list is based primarily on information
provided by the United Synagogues of Conservative Judaism. The authors of
this handbook have no connection with most of these Web sites and make no
recommendations regarding the accuracy or completeness of information in
NEWS, NEWSPAPERS AND MEDIA
||Up to the minute news coverage from Israel;
Special supplements & visuals
Haaretz Ė English edition
||Up to the minute news coverage from Israel
Ynet (Yediot) English edition
||Current News, Issues, Politics
Israel Broadcasting Authority
||Hourly radio news broadcast in Hebrew
||Twice daily news in English (plus archives)
Channel 1 TV, Israel Broadcasting
||RealPlayer viewing of daily
English TV news broadcasts
|Jerusalem Online, Keshet TV
||VOD news reports from Israel Channel 2 TV
evening news in English
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
||Daily coverage & analysis of News Ė US,
Jerusalem Post Radio Service
|Daily News magazine: articles, editorials.
Security incidents, flash maps & timeline
||Innovation news service,
videos, blog; Science, Health, Culture, Economy, People, Social Action
||News ,op-eds, media watch,
RESEARCH /THINK TANKS
Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies (TAU)
||Research on issues of Israelís security.
Most studies offline.
Stephen Roth Institute of Contemporary
Anti-Semitism & Racism (TAU)
||Yearly surveys of
Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research
||Polls about peace and government policy
MEMRI: Middle East Media & Research
||Monitors Arab newspapers, speeches, media.
Transcripts & video clips. In-depth studies of related issues.
Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA)
||Briefs & viewpoints on current issues
Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
The Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies
at Bar Ilan University - seeks to contribute to the advancement of
Middle East peace and security by conducting policy-relevant research on
||Middle East Review of International Affairs
||The Global Research in International
Affairs (GLORIA) Center, directed by Barry Rubin, is a research center
located at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya (IDC). IDC is Israel's
first private institution of higher learning.
International Policy Institute for
||Regular updates, articles & documents on
Arab-Israel conflict, international terrorism, counter terrorism
Ariel Center for Policy
||Policy papers, document archive
Vidal Sasson International
Center for the Study of Antisemitism (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
||Positonn Papers on Anti-Semitism,
articles by Director, Prof. Robert Wistrich, conference recordings and
archives; article archives from 1993-2007 on Antisemitism, Antisemitism
Coordination Forum for
||Israel state coordinating forum
with partners from Israeli government, JAFI, academic/research
institutes , Jewish NGOs; collates monitoring info and publishes
reports, addresses policies for response; cooperation to counter
HANDS-ON ADVOCACY: MEDIA MONITORS & PRO-ISRAEL INFORMATION/LOBBIES
Media and Human Rights Monitors
||Grassroots media watchdog to ensure fair
media coverage for Israel. Documents and responds on biased reporting;
archives; Tips for "letters to the Editor".
||Web site of the Media Central center for
hospitality to foreign journalists operated by Honest Reporting -
professional services, tours, background information.
CAMERA (Committee for Accuracy in M.E.
||(Western) Media watchdog. Monitors media
Independent Media Review & Analysis
||Chronological collection of media reports,
polls, interviews & events
||UK media monitoring organization.
||A unique organization that monitors UN
performance on Israel issues by the standards of the UN charter and
chronicles UN bias against Israel.
||Monitors accountability of UN accredited
international and national Human Rights NGOs in the Arab-Israel
conflict, their benchmarks, expertise or ideological motivation, money
trail, campaigns and their impact on policy.
Palestinian Media Watch
||Research institute: Monitors official
Palestinian Authority media channels, educational materials, cultural
events. Reports on fundamental impediments to peace: continuing denial
of Israel's right to exist, glorification of terror, historical
revision, Islamization of the conflict.
Major Organizations & Lobbies with Israel Resources
American Israel Public Affairs Committee
||Reports, Security Incidents map & timeline
(updated weekly), great collection of articles/editorials ( print out?),
texts of official documents (US & Israeli)
American Jewish Committee
||Works to safeguard and strengthen Jews and
Jewish life worldwide; combating anti-Semitism, prejudice; promoting
Israel's quest for peace and security; energy independence;
strengthening Jewish life & young leadership development. Multi-lingual
website: online Media Center; briefings on: domestic policy, Middle
East, Anti-Semitism, Interfaith, Human Rights.
Anti-Defamation League - Israel Section
ADL - Israel Advocacy
|Advocating for Israel: An Activistís Guide;
ME crisis, background articles & reports on Anti-semitism in the Arab
Christian Action for Israel
||Christian activism for Israel including
buycott campaigns and similar initiatives. Valuable news and views
summary culled from major press sources.
Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle
||Mainline Protestant and Catholic Christian
group that advocates for fair treatment of Israel in the church and in
Christian Embassy Jerusalem, Christian
Action for Israel
||A powerful Christian voice for Israel and
Christians United for Israel
||John Hagee's Christian Israel activism
Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael Ė
Jewish National Fund
||Settlement and reforestation in Israel
organization dedicated to educating the public and the press about
Stand With Us;
||US grass roots pro-Israel
activist group. Israel Provides news, Israel 101, articles;
booklets, flyers and posters for rallies; background resources, hot
topics; films, briefings for students; Speakers' Bureau; networking;
leadership training; Israel promotion; Learn Israel: free teacher
Department for Zionist
Activities, World Zionist Organization
||Zionist Federation and Dor Hemshech News,
Articles, Media Analysis
Department for Jewish Zionist
Education, Jewish Agency for Israel
||Major resource for Compelling Content:
Focus Areas; information and programming on Zionism & Israel; Jewish
life; Current Issues; resource FAQs.
Department, World Zionist Organization
||Major collections on Zionism
(with original texts); Media; Terrorism; Israel and Peace Process for
student activism and Magshimim movements; tours of Israel (Birthright
Israel) for student leadership and groups; Masa programs for students.
World Jewish Congress
||Anti-Semitism updates; Policy & Analysis
reports on Jewish and Israel issues
Zionist Organization of America
||Major right of center Zionist advocacy
Other Advocacy/Educational Resources
||Large site with Israel advocacy, Judaism
and other resources
||Offers facts and user-friendly resources to
empower people to argue Israelís case in an informed and coherent way
and explain the context for Israelís actions.
||Israel advocacy group that creates posters
and postcards to promote Israel and Zionism; materials can be downloaded
Provides educational hands on
projects to Jewish communities, schools, synagogues and camps around the
world that enable participants to show support for various populations
and places in Israel.
One section of the Web site includes
lessons & personal stories on: IDF, Yizkor, Sderot
||Jewish leadership foundation offers
development and in-service training for teachers, eg Israel in Jewish
identity curricula for Jewish day schools, online teacher guides,
activism resources, Speakers' Bureau. Also involved in activism.
||Socialists, liberals, trade unionists and
academics who support the right of Israel to exist as well as peace.
Supports those who fight for peace and against racism within both
nations; aims to offer arguments and facts to counter the propaganda of
the boycott campaign.
||Dutch and English Web site with valuable
historical articles as well as Israel advocacy.
||An intentionally balanced presentation of
issues and points of view about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, that
is very valuable for understanding the perspective of the other side.
IRIS: Information Regarding Israelís
||Independent, self-proclaimed "right of
center slant" on Israel's security; Section on "Is Israel giving too
much?", with maps. PLO Charter.
Jewish Virtual Library (American-Israeli
||"Myths and Facts Online - A Guide to the
Arab-Israeli Conflict", incl. current controversies. History of peace
process; Israel & the UN, Israel and the USA.
MidEastWeb for Coexistence
||Balanced history, documents, reference,
maps and moderate advocacy for peace and coexistence.
Middle East Facts
||Pro-Israel presentation of Middle East
history and issues.
My Jewish Learning
||History, references and resources about
Judaism geared to young people.
Peace with Realism
||A gem of a Web site with advocacy articles
providing a unique, clear moderate perspective.
||Israeli and Palestinian history and issues
from a Zionist perspective.
||Non-profit news organization established to
enhance and balance media coverage in the Middle East, promote
independent reporting in the region, and break down barriers to
understanding in the Arab and Israeli journalism communities. Audio,
Zionism on the Web
||Essays and Analysis on Zionism, Advocacy
and Web 2.0 tools in anti-Israel media
||News, Views, timelines, advocacy materials
(including this handbook!) reference encyclopedia, extensive source
documents and maps about Zionism and Israel.
This material is copyright © 2009 by
Ami Isseroff and members of the Zio-Web group. No part may be reproduced
without permission in any form.
See Also -
Zionism and Israel- Issues and Answers
Be a Proud Zionist
More Commentary about Zionism
Zionism and Peace - A Zionist Credo
Not in My Name -
Don't Let Extremists Hijack Zionism
Founded Because of the Holocaust??
The Two State Solution is
the only solution for peace
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Zionism On the Web
Zionism - Table of contents at the Jewish Virtual Library
Zionism article at Infoplease
- Definition and Brief History - A balanced article that covers the
definitions and history of Zionism as well as opposition to Zionism and criticisms by Arabs, Jewish anti-Zionists.
Labor Zionism - Early History and Critique - Contribution of Labor Zionism
to the creation of the Jewish state, and problems of Labor Zionism in a changing reality.
The US Library of congress has a comprehensive and balanced set of articles
Zionist Precursors - US Library of
Political Zionism - US Library of
Cultural Zionism - US Library of
Labor Zionism - US Library of Congress
Revisionist Zionism - US Library of
Zionism pages - Links to basic information about
from the Jewish Agency
Ambassador Herzog explains
in the UN
Dvar Dea - Israel & Zionist advocacy
Realistic Religious Zionism - moderate religious Zionist Web site
ZioNation - Zionism-Israel Web Log
Israel News Israel: like
this, as if Christian Zionism
Albert Einstein Bible Palestine Nakba 1948
Israel Independence - Birth of a Nation Six Day War War of Independence History of Zionism Zionism FAQ Zionism Israel Center Maps of Israel Jew Zionism and its Impact Israel Christian Zionism Site Map
Presenting Zionism - Zionist advocacy