Studies show that US coverage is Israeli-centric. The main bureaus for CNN, Associated Press, Time, etc. are located in Israel and often staffed by Israelis. The son of the NY Times bureau chief is in the Israeli army;"pundit" Jeffrey Goldberg served in the IDF; Wolf Blitzer worked for AIPAC. Because the U.S. gives Israel over $8 million/day - more than to any other nation - we feel it is essential that we be fully informed on this region. Below are news reports to augment mainstream coverage.

Monday, May 30, 2011

Israel to change Arab neighborhoods’ names in Jerusalem to Hebrew names

Wafa- Israeli Knesset Member Tzipi Hotobli, Monday proposed a bill to rename Arab neighborhoods in Jerusalem into Hebrew names and prevent the use of Arab names in documents and official media.

According to the bill, Arab neighborhoods where Jews took over lands and built illegal settlements will be renamed. The Israeli municipality is obliged to change the name of street signs into Hebrew titles. Read more