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.

Articles by Deborah Danan

Netanyahu Advisor Aaron Klein: ‘Palestinians No Longer Hold a Veto over Peace’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s advisor and former Breitbart Jerusalem bureau chief Aaron Klein said in an interview published Wednesday that the U.S.-brokered normalization deals between Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain prove the Arab world is not beholden to the Palestinians anymore, and the latter no longer hold a veto over peace.

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On First State Visit, Emiratis Ask Israel to Establish Embassies ASAP

The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat on Tuesday asked his Israeli counterpart to move quickly to set up embassies in Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi. His plea came as a delegation of Emirati officials visited Israel for their first official state visit since signing a U.S.-brokered normalization deal last month.

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan speaks during a news conference with his Israeli counterpart and German Foreign Minister following their historic meeting at Villa Borsig in Berlin, on October 6, 2020. (Photo by HANNIBAL HANSCHKE / POOL / AFP) (Photo by HANNIBAL HANSCHKE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

NYT Publishes Op-ed Glorifying Louis Farrakhan Million Man March

The New York Times on Saturday published an op-ed piece glorifying Louis Farrakhan’s Million Man March and failed to mention the Nation of Islam’s anti-Semitism, prompting former staffer Bari Weiss to condemn the newspaper for presenting him as a “gentleman” and for ignoring “Jew hate.”

The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan gives the keynote address during the 'Taking Back Responsibilty Hip Hop Summit' at the New York Hilton in New York City. 6/13/01 Photo by Scott Gries/Getty ImagesThe Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan gives the keynote address during the 'Taking Back Responsibilty Hip Hop Summit' at the …

Poll: Nearly 80% of Saudis in Favor of Normalization with Israel

Seventy-nine percent of Saudis are in favor of a normalization deal with Israel within the next five years, a stunning poll found, and more than 70 percent of respondents from four Arab nations going as far as to say Arab states will normalize ties without a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians.

Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks during the opening session of the Gulf Cooperation Council on May 14, 2014 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Hagel arrived in the Saudi Arabia, the first leg of a regional tour focusing on Iran's nuclear programme and Syria's civil war. AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN …

Poll: 70% of American Jews Support Joe Biden

Democratic challenger Joe Biden is favored by 70 percent of Jewish Americans for the November presidential election, a new Pew Research Center survey showed.

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‘Never Again’ Vows UAE Foreign Minister at Berlin Holocaust Memorial

Israel and the UAE’s top diplomats visited the Holocaust Memorial in central Berlin on Tuesday, in a “historic” first meeting between the newly allied foreign ministers. Gabi Ashkenazi and Emirati counterpart Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan joined German Foreign Minister

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan greets German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas as they visit the Holocaust memorial prior to their historic meeting with the Israeli Foreign Minister in Berlin, on October 6, 2020. (Photo by MICHELE TANTUSSI / POOL / AFP) (Photo by MICHELE TANTUSSI/POOL/AFP via Getty …

Ex-Saudi Spy Chief and U.S. Envoy: Palestinians Have Been ‘Failures’ for 70 Years

Palestinian leaders are “failures” who consistently miss opportunities to resolve the conflict with Israel and who align themselves with despots from Hitler to Saddam Hussein, Saudi Arabia’s former intelligence chief and ambassador to the United States, Bandar bin Sultan, said in an interview with Saudi-owned al-Arabiya TV that aired Monday.

In this Friday, June 2, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, left, talks to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince and Deputy Commander in Chief of the Emirates Armed Forces in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. Four Arab nations …

Palestinian Authority Daily: Trump Made up COVID to Avoid Debating Biden

The Palestinian Authority’s official al-Hayat al-Jadida daily published a front-page editorial claiming President Donald Trump may have “fabricated” his COVID19 diagnosis in order to garner sympathy and avoid his upcoming debate with Democratic opponent Joe Biden.

Palestinian authority president Mahmud Abbas holds a press conference following a meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak in Cairo on October 20, 2009. Abbas met with Mubarak to discuss the latest developments in the Middle East peace process. AFP PHOTO/CRIS BOURONCLE / AFP / CRIS BOURONCLE AND - (Photo …

Israel Tells Turkey’s Erdogan: Stop Destabilizing the Region

In a rare diplomatic rebuke Sunday, Israel’s defense minister accused Turkey of destabilizing the region and called on the international community to put pressure on Ankara to “pull their hands from direct terrorism.”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures as he delivers a speech following a cabinet meeting, in Ankara, on June 9, 2020. (Photo by Adem ALTAN / AFP) (Photo by ADEM ALTAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Israeli Couple Caught Violating Lockdown While Having Sex on the Beach

An Israeli couple stacked up multiple fines after breaking coronavirus regulations over the weekend, including being caught having sex on the beach during a nationwide lockdown. (The copulating couple were also in clear violation of Israel’s 2 meter (6.5 feet) social distancing guidelines.)

An Israeli flag flutters above umbrellas on the beach in the Mediterranean city of Tel Aviv on August 11, 2015. Decision to dedicate a day of beach parties in the French capital to Israel's most famous beach city sparks condemnation from pro-Palestinian group saying it sends 'very bad message' of …

Israeli, Palestinian Leaders Wish Trump ‘Full and Speedy Recovery’

In near-identical messages, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas wished President Donald Trump a speedy recovery after the US president and his wife, Melania Trump, was diagnosed with COVID-19. “Like millions of Israelis, Sara and

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas meet at Netanyahu's residence September 15, 2010 in Jerusalem, Israel.