The forgotten massacre
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Independent
by Robert Fisk - (Opinion) September 15, 2012 - 12:00am


The memories remain, of course. The man who lost his family in an earlier massacre, only to watch the young men of Chatila lined up after the new killings and marched off to death. But – like the muck piled on the garbage tip amid the concrete hovels – the stench of injustice still pervades the camps where 1,700 Palestinians were butchered 30 years ago next week.


Israeli Bedouin to protest anti-Islam film
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Haaretz
by Jack Khoury - September 14, 2012 - 12:00am


Bedouin in Israel's Negev will hold a protest march on Friday against the anti-Islam movie that has sparked a wave of demonstrations across the Muslim world. The demonstration, which is slated to leave from the mosques in the city of Rahat and will end in the center of the city, comes against the backdrop of violence in the Arab world, including in Egypt, Yemen and Libya, where U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed on Tuesday. The violence may have been sparked by an anti-Muslim film, "Innocence of Muslims."


East Jerusalem Families Demand Improvement of Schools
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Media Line
by Linda Gradstein - September 13, 2012 - 12:00am


JERUSALEM -- Dressed in school uniforms and wearing small backpacks, dozens of boys walk in the street, passing a gas station and an auto body shop. They turn into a narrow alleyway and walk uphill toward a residential white stone building.


OECD: Israel is second-most educated country
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ynetnews
by Tomer Velmer - September 12, 2012 - 12:00am


Israel is the second-most educated country after Canada, a recent report published by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said. According to the “Education at a Glance 2012” report, Israel came in second place, in terms of the percentage of 25 to 64 year-olds that have reached higher education.  


Being a tomato beats being an Arab
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Haaretz
by Oudeh Basharat - (Opinion) September 12, 2012 - 12:00am


Correspondents who deal with tomatoes show more empathy for their subjects than do correspondents who cover Arab affairs. Channel 2's Roni Daniel, for example, so staunchly defends the subjects of his coverage, that it sometimes seems as though the IDF spokesperson is on the screen, not the network's military affairs correspondent. The Arab affairs correspondent for Ch. 10, Zvi Yehezkeli, depicts his subjects in as corrosively a negative light as he can possibly muster.


Crafting Peace
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Media Line
by Linda Gradstein - September 11, 2012 - 12:00am


  As the sun set over Jerusalem, about one hundred women milled around tables covered with hand-made crafts. There were delicate earrings, hand-embroidered shawls, olive wood jewelry boxes and brightly colored ceramic bowls. There was chatter in Hebrew and Arabic and a lot of laughter.  


Crafting Peace
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Media Line
by Linda Gradstein - September 11, 2012 - 12:00am


As the sun set over Jerusalem, about one hundred women milled around tables covered with hand-made crafts. There were delicate earrings, hand-embroidered shawls, olive wood jewelry boxes and brightly colored ceramic bowls. There was chatter in Hebrew and Arabic and a lot of laughter.  


Study: Violence Begets Violence Among Palestinian, Israeli Youth
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Al-Monitor
by Mairav Zonszein - (Analysis) September 11, 2012 - 12:00am


Early on the morning of Aug. 17, a Palestinian youth was beaten unconscious by a mob of Israeli teenagers in West Jerusalem’s Zion Square. The assailants were teenagers, some as young as 13, and many more youths allegedly stood around and watched. One perpetrator told the press that as far as he is concerned, the victim should die because “he is an Arab." 


Among the ruins of Bedouin al-Araqib
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ma'an News Agency
by Charlotte Alfred - September 10, 2012 - 12:00am


AL-ARAQIB, Negev (Ma'an) -- Saba Ismail Araqib, heavily pregnant, strides purposefully around the ruins of her destroyed village in the Negev desert of southern Israel. "This tent was demolished a few weeks ago, and this one was my father's house," she says, gesturing to broken wooden beams and tarpaulin strewn around the dusty hill, until reaching her flattened marital home on the edge of the plateau.


Rocket fired from Gaza strikes house in Israel
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Associated Press
September 8, 2012 - 12:00am


JERUSALEM — The military says a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit the roof of a house in southern Israel, causing damage but no injuries.



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