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Lag Ba’omer 2022: Jews Celebrate Across Israel – In Pictures:  Jerusalem Post staff, Jerusalem Post, May 18, 2022 — Lag Ba’omer 2022 came in the wake of the disaster that occurred last year and with a state inquiry underway and new police protocols to ensure public safety.

What is the Lag BaOmer Pilgrimage?:  Joshua Shanes, The Conversation, May 16, 2022 — The annual Lag BaOmer pilgrimage to Mount Meron in Israel – which in 2022 falls on Wednesday night, May 18 – until recently has attracted as many as half a million visitors every year.

The Lies Al-Jazeera Tells Us:  Binyamin Rose, Mishpacha, May 17, 2022

Al Jazeera Anchors Continue Tradition of Praising Terrorist Attacks:  Hany Ghoraba, IPT News, Apr. 26, 2022

Al Jazeera and the Art of Deception: Tabby Rephael, Jewish Journal, Feb. 2, 2021

Al Jazeera, An Echo of Qatari Diplomacy: Nerea Belmonte, Atalayar, Apr. 16, 2022

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The Spread of Islamism in the West, Courtesy of Qatar: The Unique Case of France:  Jacques Chitayat, Isranet, May 14, 2020Europe shares a complicated relationship with the Gulf States. [Jacques Chitayat is a graduate student in political science at the Université de Montréal and a CIJR intern.]

What is Known And Unknown So Far About Tragic Death Of ‘Al Jazeera’ Journalist In Jenin:  Yaakov Lappin, JNS, May 11, 2022 The Israel Defense Forces’ investigation into the tragic death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on Wednesday in Jenin is ongoing, and no final determination has yet been made over where the shot came from that struck Akleh.

New Views of Moderation, Resistance and the Holocaust in the Middle East: Najat Al-Saied, Gatestone, May 8, 2022 For the first time in history, a delegation of journalists, academics and influencers from across the Arab and Muslim world — including citizens from states that have not yet signed peace agreements with Israel, such as Saudi Arabia, Syria and Lebanon – came to see first-hand the horrors of the Holocaust and to promote education and awareness of them in their societies.

Aljazeera’s Hypocrisy Exposed:  Dr. Edy Cohen, BESA, Sept. 5, 2021 The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Thani, recently approved the first semi-democratic elections for the country’s parliament (the Shura Council), which are to be held in October 2021. In the past, the emir himself has appointed the 45 Council members. He is now ready to allow the popular election of 30 of them, though he is retaining the power to appoint the remaining 15.

Israeli Forces Raid Al-Aqsa Compound:  Al Jazeera, May 31, 2021 — Dozens of Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Monday [May 11, 2021], firing rubber-coated bullets, tear gas, and sound bombs at Palestinian worshippers on the 28th day of Ramadan. [How Al Jazeera covered the Israeli raid – Ed.]

Jerusalem Day Festivities Shaken by Rockets, Violent Riots: Tzvi Joffre and Idan Zonshine, Jerusalem Post, May 11, 2021 — Rioting broke out in the Old City of Jerusalem and on the Temple Mount as rockets were fired towards Israel’s capital on Monday, marring Jerusalem Day celebrations across the city.  [The Jerusalem Post covers the same event – Ed.]

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