The man who missed Israel’s Declaration of Independence

Our many readers with a keen interest in Israeli history will no doubt enjoy this recent Independence Day programme from the Voice of Israel.VoI interview Zvielli

“VOI’s Gil Hoffman is joined in-studio by Jerusalem Post archivist Alexander Zvielli, who has been working at the newspaper for 70 years. Zvielli recalls his experience on the night in February 1948, when the building of what was then called the “Palestine Post” was bombed by the British – and other stories from the period during which the state of Israel was born.”

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A long history of complaints of BBC distortion by omission

BBC Watch on Voice of Israel

Readers can listen to BBC Watch’s Managing Editor Hadar Sela in a recent radio interview with Josh Hasten at Voice of Israel here, from 13:00.

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Details of the March 1st event discussing the effects of UK media coverage on anti-Semitism in Europe can be found here