Following complaints from the Palestinian Ambassador to Prague, the Czech Education Ministry decided that Tel Aviv will replace Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in Czech school atlases used by elementary and secondary school students. “The data in the atlas will be corrected as of the New Year,” a Prague news site quoted a Czech Education Ministry spokeswoman as saying.
Tel Aviv is not Israel’s capital. That distinction of course belongs to Jerusalem. Yet, time and again, newspapers have gotten this fundamental fact about Israel wrong, before eventually being forced to acknowledge their error. One […]
The Guardian considers all Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria (The West Bank) and eastern Jerusalem to be “illegal” under international law. Though we’ve fisked the specious legal and political logic which inspires this […]
As many of us were surprised to learn earlier this week, not only does the ‘Guardian and Observer Style Guide’ arbitrarily declare that Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel, but it […]
A guest post by AKUS Read the caption to the picture below, captured off the Guardian’s website. “Passengers on a tram in Jerusalem observe a two-minute silence for Yom HaShoah, when the […]