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SCOTTISH FRIENDS OF ISRAEL
Produced by a hasbara and media response group. Aimed at "redressing the balance" of anti Israel bias in the media and countering inaccuracies in statements by pro Palestinian groups. Highly professional presentation, useful archives and sourced quotations. Many links to information sources.
ISRAEL FOREIGN MINISTRY Updated frequently with current briefings (videos and transcripts), reports and evidence. Much background and reference material. (Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Operates a fully functioning media centre; provides real time briefings and high quality in depth research; publishes daily and weekly briefings on media coverage of Israel with analysis.
MIDDLE EAST INFO.ORG
"Aims to advance democracy, pluralism and mutual respect in the Middle East." A well organised source of information for the area comprising 22 Arab countries, Iran and Israel. Information predominantly from Arab, Iranian and international sources.
Systematic critical analysis of media reporting on the Middle East. Daily monitoring of UK press and broadcasting, including BBC radio and TV and other TV news channels
BEYOND IMAGES: 75 concise responses
Israel faces many accusations. Here are 50 concise responses, composed by a London lawyer, which provide background and context for Israel's policies. There are links to separate briefings which provide in depth facts and analysis. There are also cross references to chapters in The Case for Israel by Alan Dershowitz.
HONEST REPORTING UK
Since 2000, HonestReporting has monitored the media, exposing cases of bias, promoting balance and effecting change through education and action to ensure Israel is represented fairly and accurately. HonestReporting currently has 140,000 subscribers worldwide and now has a site devoted to the British media. Staffed from Israel by professionals, HonestReporting UK is apolitical and unaffiliated with any political party either in Israel or Britain.
MYTHS AND FACTS ONLINE
Comprehensive Up to date Documentation and Analysis on the Arab Israeli Conflict (Mitchell G Bard, Jewish Virtual Library)
Israel Advocacy (Hasbara)
Instruction on how and when to speak out for Israel. Aimed at Jewish students on campus, it has guidance for anyone anxious to counter the anti Israel campaign. (World Union of Jewish Students)
Israel Hasbara Committee
An educational and resource site about Israel, updated five days a week with selected news items and topical opinion pieces. Extensive archives with search facility. Every article has an abstract for quick overview. The Israel Hasbara Committee is independent and not connected to any political party or interest group. The IHC responds to inquiries.
A main data base of pro Israel advocacies worldwide, designed and operated by experienced professional volunteers. Provides extensive easily accessible material about Israel and Jews around the globe. Monitors anti Israel and anti Semitic propaganda.
Jewish Internet Association
Dedicated to the educational purpose of providing truthful, positive information to combat anti Semitism and anti Israel activity on the Internet. Menu with numerous well organised apposite links, search engine.
Comprehensive information regarding the historical, military, and political background to the struggle between the State of Israel and the Arab Palestinians. Ten detailed chapters, search engine.
Listserv group for Jews and friends of Jews from around the world to participate in action alerts to governments, businesses, agencies as they affect the safety, security and welfare of Jewish people at home, abroad and in Israel
SPME · Scholars for Peace in the Middle East
Targeting the international academic community to reverse the tide of anti Israelism and "the new anti Semitism" and to win back the campuses for Israel with SPME Faculty Forum, programs and services
Reaches out to the serving men and women in the Israeli Defense Forces, helping to boost morale and show support by improving the life of the average Israeli soldier through direct contact.
Shipping to or from Israel: survey and advice on costs. Free service aimed at promoting aliya.
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