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.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Israel to build museum on historic Muslim Cemetery

Wafa– The Planning and Construction Committee of the Israeli Municipality of Jerusalem Thursday gave approval to build the Museum of Tolerance on the site of an ancient historic Muslim cemetery in Mamilla, an area outside Jerusalem's Old City west of the Jaffa Gate, according to Haaretz newspaper.

The project is being done by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a Jewish American group that has built a similar museum in Los Angeles.

Construction of the museum was to begin in 2008 but the Center halted the project due to the then economic crisis. Read more