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.

WATCH: French President Emmanuel Macron Yells at Israeli Security

JERUSALEM – A heated exchange took place between France’s President Emmanuel Macron and Israeli security at a church in Jerusalem’s Old City Wednesday, with the French leader telling personnel to leave the holy site because “it’s France here.”

French President Emmanuel Macron asks the Israeli police to leave the 12th-century Church of Saint Anne in the old city of Jerusalem on January 22, 2020. - World leaders are to travel to Israel this week to mark 75 years since the Red Army liberated Auschwitz, the extermination camp where …

Israel Gears Up to Host World Leaders for Auschwitz Commemoration

JERUSALEM – Thousands of police and counter-terrorism officers will be deployed throughout Jerusalem this week as nearly 50 world leaders will gather in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.

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Netanyahu Calls on West to Impose Snapback Sanctions on Iran

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday called for snapback sanctions to be reimposed on Iran over its nuclear program after Britain, France and Germany triggered a dispute resolution mechanism in the nuclear deal.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a joint press conference with US treasury secretary in Jerusalem October 28, 2019. (Photo by RONEN ZVULUN / POOL / AFP) (Photo by RONEN ZVULUN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Netanyahu Charges Blue and White with ‘Total Dependence’ on Arab Joint List Party

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused his main rival, Benny Gantz, of being “entirely dependent” on the Joint List of Arab parties in order to form a government, after MK Ahmad Tibi threatened Gantz’s Blue and White party that his party would not join a coalition if it continues to back annexation of the Jordan Valley.

Ahmed Tibi (R), Israeli-Arab politician and leader of the Arab Movement for Change party, poses for a picture with a man using his phone to take a "selfie", as he stands at the Aqsa mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem on August 16, 2019, with the Dome of …

Knesset Lawyer Issues Ruling on Netanyahu Immunity Request Despite Conflict Claims

TEL AVIV – A Likud petition to block the Knesset’s chief legal counsel from publishing a ruling relating to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s immunity request in the three criminal cases facing him was rejected Sunday, paving the way for the formation of a committee that will likely decline the prime minister’s request. 

Netanyahu indicted for bribery, fraud and breach of trust: justice ministry

Netanyahu Eulogizes Late Omani Sultan as ‘Noble Soul’

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday extended his condolences on the passing of Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said, describing the late leader as a “noble soul” and “promoter of peace.”

In this Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 file photo, released by Oman News Agency, Oman's Sultan Qaboos, left, receives Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Muscat, Oman. A surprise visit to Oman by Netanyahu over the weekend appears to have opened the floodgates for a series of appearances by senior Israeli …

Ilhan Omar Opposes Sanctions on Iran but Wants to Sanction Israel

TEL AVIV – Rep. Ilhan Omar has come under fire over her hypocrisy in criticizing President Donald Trump for his “unmeasured response” in waging “economic warfare” against Iran by imposing new sanctions, while at the same time having no problem supporting sanctions against Israel. 

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 03: Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) speaks at a campaign rally for Senator (I-VT) and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at the University of Minnesotas Williams Arena on November, 3, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Before introducing him, Rep. Omar praised Sanders for his support of unions, comprehensive …

Knesset Lawyer Under Fire for Wife’s Role in Netanyahu Indictments

TEL AVIV – The Knesset attorney general on Monday faced Likud demands to desist from giving a legal opinion on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request for immunity after it emerged that he was reportedly in breach of contract over his wife’s involvement in formulating the criminal indictments against the prime minister.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a joint press conference with Kadima party leader Shaul Mofaz at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem on May 8, 2012. Netanyahu struck a surprise deal with the opposition Kadima party to form a national unity government, axing plans for a snap election. …