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Internet Sources on Israel

1. Israeli Gateway and General Sites

2. News Sources � English
a. Compendium Sites
b. newspapers and magazines
c. other sources


3. News Sources - English and Hebrew

4. News Sources - Hebrew

5. Israeli Films

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1. Israeli Gateway and General Sites


Israeli Embassy � Ottawa (English)


Israeli Embassy � Washington (English)  


State of Israel Government Gateway (English)


Israel Home Page (Hebrew)


Keneset Home Page (English, Hebrew and Arabic)


Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The "Our Bookmarks" section is a truly remarkable collection (English)


Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs


Association for Civil-Rights in Israel

Israel and the occupied territories - Reports Human Rights Practices 


Canadian Institute for Jewish Research (CIJR) -  independent academic think-tank devoted to bringing objective, up-to-date data on, and analysis of, Israel- and Middle East-related issues to our university campuses, to the media, and to the Jewish and non-Jewish communities at large.


CAMPUS WATCH, a project of the Middle East Forum, monitors and critiques Middle East studies in North America, with an aim to improving them. The project mainly addresses five problems: analytical failures, the mixing of politics with scholarship, intolerance of alternative views, apologetics, and the abuse of power over students. Campus Watch fully respects the freedom of speech of those it debates while insisting on its own freedom to comment on their words and deeds.


Canadian Friends of Peace Now supports the work of Shalom Achshav (Peace Now) in Israel. It seeks security through peace, and promotes dialogue and compromise between Israel and  its neighbours.


AIPAC- American Israel Public Affairs Committee

 US State Department


Yahoo! Israel (English)


MSN Israel (Hebrew)

Israel Travel and Hotel Guide

CIA World Factbook - Israel 

Israel Country Study - US Congress

Hebrew Keyboard Tutor


2. News Sources � English


a. Compendium Sites Drawing in Items from Diverse Sources


Israel - one of the most comprehensive Israel News directories on the web, providing up to the minute Israel news - a website devoted to the dissemination of news and commentary about the Middle East situation. is operated on a private volunteer basis


 b. newspapers and magazines


HaaretzEnglish summary of Israel�s equivalent of the New York Times.  Possibly the best-balanced single source of news on Israel


Israel Insider -  non-partisan online publication that aims to provide an "inside perspective" on the latest news, analysis and commentary from and about Israel.  Maintained six days a week and updated as news breaks, Israel Insider publishes original articles and information about the people, events and places in the Israeli news, while collecting, organizing and linking to a wide range of external information resources.  Israel Insider focuses on creating information packages on key issues combining insightful articles from multiple sources with high quality interactive maps, graphs, photos and streaming media.


Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem Report (not complete text)

NGO Monitor - generates and distributes critical analysis and reports on the output of the international NGO community for the benefit of government policy makers, journalists, philanthropic organizations and the general public. It intends to publicize distortions of human rights issues in the Arab-Israeli conflict and provide information and context for the benefit of NGOs working in the Middle East.


c. other sources


Honest Reporting -

HonestReporting Canada at


DEBKAfile comes out in English and Hebrew in four editions a day, seven days a week, offering a broad, international take on seminal current events for the international user in both languages, with special appeal to Israelis, Americans and the growing number of �transatlanticists�.


Jewish Telegraphic Agency � you can use the web site or sign up for a daily briefing of Israeli and global Jewish news


Virtual Jerusalem news


Middle East News Line


Jewish Internet Association a non-profit California Public Benefit Corporation dedicated to the educational purpose of providing truthful, positive information to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Israel activity on the Internet


New Israel Fund is a website that presents Israeli and Palestinian viewpoints on prominent issues of concern. It focuses on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and peace process. It is produced, edited and partially written by Ghassan Khatib, a Palestinian, and Yossi Alpher, an Israeli. Its goal is to contribute to mutual understanding through the open exchange of ideas. aspires to impact the way Palestinians, Israelis and others worldwide think about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict


BBC Middle East News (if you can stand the persistent anti-Israel slant)

Israel Defense Forces Website


Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI)  - explores the Middle East through the region's media. MEMRI bridges the language gap which exists between the West and the Middle East, providing timely translations of Arabic, Farsi, and Hebrew media, as well as original analysis of political, ideological, intellectual, social, cultural, and religious trends in the Middle East.


3. News Sources - English and Hebrew


Israel Broadcasting Authority - Live and Recorded radio and TV broadcasts in Hebrew and English



IsraCast is an independent, multimedia broadcast and distribution network that focuses on Israeli foreign affairs and defense issues. Based in Jerusalem, this non- profit website provides up to date and in depth analysis and comment on the major news events of the day


4. News Sources - Hebrew


Israel Media Watch - Aims and Goals of Israel�s Media Watch include strengthening and realizing Israel�s democracy by informing the Israeli public about Israel�s media, the extent to which they abide by the media codes of ethics, decency and objectivity in reporting.




Ynet - Yediot Aharonot

TIP - International Internet Newspaper



5. Israeli Films


Israeli Film Catalog

Israeli Film Database

Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive (Hebrew University)




Ruth Disking Films




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