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Feb 13, 2012 | Daniel Meyerowitz-Katz

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  • One group who are mourning more than most for the recently deceased pop diva Whitney Houston are the Black Hebrews, a community of African-American Jews who live in the town of Dimona in South Israel. Houston had a close connection with the group and had been quoted as saying she “felt at home in Israel”. For a photo gallery of Houston and the Hebrews, see here. (Jerusalem Report,JPostHuffpo)

 

  • The Agence France-Presse is coming under criticism for an allegedly staged photo of a Palestinian man being run over by Israelis. (JPost)

Arab Spring

 

  • Jordan is concerned that its exclusion of its ethnically Palestinian citizens may backfire in Arab Spring style protests. (JPost)

Iran

  • Preparing for a “Spring” of its own, Iran has blocked social media sites just before the anniversary of its 1979 Islamic Revolution. (Haaretz)

 

France

 

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