Approaching Conflicts
Contexts, Perspectives, and Values in Israel Education

Ynet News


Media bias is present in different ways in different areas. To get a sense, look at the following headlines about unrest on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem in September 2015:

Following cries from terror victim widows willing to have their loved ones' killers released in exchange for Gilad Shalit, Terror Victims Association head Zeev Rapp, who also lost his daughter to terror, furiously opposes such a notion.

The killer of Baruch Mizrahi, the senior Israeli police officer killed in a Passover eve terror attack near Hebron, was a Palestinian released in the prisoner exchange deal which saw Gilad Shalit freed in return for 1,027 Palestinian prisoners.

This news story by Yoav Zitun, appeared in Ynet News on July 23, 2014. It describes the funeral of Max Steinberg, a lone soldier from California who was killed in Operation Protective Edge in July 2014. Some 30,000 people paid their respects by attending his funeral on Mt.