Deborah Danan

Deborah Danan

Deborah is a freelance journalist based out of Jaffa, Israel. After moving to Israel from London in 2002, she received her undergraduate at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a master’s from Bar Ilan University. She was the founding editor of The Jerusalem Post’s Premium Zone and editor of its Oped page. Her work as an investigative journalist has taken her across the Mideast, from Ramallah to Jerusalem to Cairo to Amman.

#JewishPrivilege: How Jews Flipped the Top Trending Hashtag

#JewishPrivilege is trending on Twitter. In fact, on Sunday it was the top trending hashtag, but not for the right reasons. It was being used to promote the idea Jews are a privileged group who, as well as controlling the world, are responsible for all of its ills, including police brutality.


Poll: Most Israelis Dissatisfied with Government’s Handling of Pandemic

TEL AVIV — An overwhelming majority of Israelis think the unity government forged between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantz has not performed well in handling the twin crises–economic and health-related–facing the country as a result of the pandemic, new polls show.

TEL AVIV - A majority of Israelis believe Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will beat his main political rival Benny Gantz in April's elections and serve another term, tie David Ben-Gurion and become the longest-serving prime minister in Israel's history, a new poll aired Monday showed.

AIPAC Blasts Democrat Amendment Barring Israel from Using U.S. Aid on Annexation

The AIPAC pro-Israel lobby on Monday announced its opposition to a Democratic-endorsed legislation amendment that would see the U.S. barring Israel from using aid money towards its plans to apply sovereignty over parts of the West Bank, citing a politicization of Israel’s security needs that would hinder peace efforts.

Chris Van Hollen

Palestinian PM Blames Israel for Coronavirus Spike

JAFFA — Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh has demanded Israel seal off the West Bank, saying the Jewish state was to blame for a spike in coronavirus infections among Palestinians.

Palestinian with Flag AP

Rivals Fatah, Hamas Vow to Unite Against U.S.-Israel ‘Plots’

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ ruling Fatah faction and its rival Hamas agreed to put aside their differences and “unite” to thwart Israeli-American “plots” against the Palestinians, senior officials from both sides said Thursday.


Hezbollah Recruiting Israeli Citizens as Terror Operatives, Shin Bet Says

TEL AVIV — The Iran-backed Hezbollah terror group is attempting to recruit Israeli citizens as operatives, the Shin Bet security agency revealed Tuesday, following the arrest of two Arab Israeli women earlier this month who were recruited by a Lebanon-based operative to carry out terror activities.

Hezbollah fighters take an oath during a parade to continue the path of resistance towards Israel.