For over five months, the website of the Coordinator for Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) has been down. Information COGAT puts out is published on social media and only in English. This is what it looks like when hasbara (propaganda) replaces information an official government body is obligated to provide to the public
A story of ingenuity and creativity: Khaled Bashir lives in the Gaza Strip, and like everyone in Gaza, he too suffers from a never-ending shortage of electricity and gas. Unlike everyone else, Bashir invented a solar oven. Necessity yields slow, healthy and environmentally friendly cooking
Throughout 2014, we contributed to the conversation on Gaza through reliable and up-to-date information, providing context about the situation in the broadest and most accurate way possible. A look at our five most popular blog posts of the year.
The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a new communique entitled “Behind the Headlines: The Myth of an Israeli Siege on Gaza”. It’s worth reviewing some of their claims.
IsraeIi Minister of Transportation Israel Katz fantasizes about completely separating Israel and the West Bank from Gaza and he’s not alone. But reality bites and some things can’t just be wished away.