Tag: Israel

Major news networks misreport terror attack in Israel

On Wednesday, there was a deadly terrorist shooting that killed four and left 16 others wounded in Tel Aviv, Israel. Terrorist who carried out the #TelAviv terror attack among wounded being treated in hospital https://t.co/jAzXSBjdIE https://t.co/rLWDMItpR7 — Israel Foreign Min. (@IsraelMFA) June 9, 2016   Eyewitnesses described terrorists disguised as religious Jews coming into Tel… Read More

Israel disappointed In Vatican treaty recognizing the state of Palestine

The Vatican City at dusk

The Vatican’s formal recognition of the state of Palestine was a means to start the peacemaking process between Palestine and Israel, but Israel doesn’t seem to be taking the bait.   A treaty was announced last Wednesday that officially recognized the state of Palestine in the eyes of the Vatican. This symbolic gesture of international relations… Read More

Fashion Matters: Israeli Students Persevere During Gaza–Israel Conflict

There is no immediate end in site for the conflict in the Gaza Strip. NPR cites the death toll at over 1,000, with civilians making up about 73% of the deaths counted. Amidst the violence, citizens are finding beauty wherever they can. At Shenkar College of Engineering and Design , the leading fashion college in… Read More

Weekly News Roundup: A Bad Week in Aviation, Botched Arizona Execution, Makeup to Fool Big Brother

It is a Friday, and time again to round up the hottest stories of the week. True, the world may seem a tad bleak on occasion, what with violence raging in Gaza and airplanes beginning to crash with alarming regularity. Yes, the uncomfortable realities of this tragic, glorious, improbable planet we live on may not… Read More

Weekly News Update

Your correspondent is relaxing this week in the sunny, god-awfully humid city of Palm Bay, Fla., yet he still found time to round up a few choice picks for MUI PR Blog’s Weekly News Roundup because he’s just that awesome. When you find yourself conversing knowledgably on this week’s trending topics, you are free to… Read More

Faith & Politics: Pope Francis Visits The Holy Land

Pope Francis prays at the "Separation Wall" encircling Bethlehem. Uncredited/AP

The defining image of Pope Francis’ inaugural trip to the Holy Land was simple enough.   In transit to an open-air mass in Bethlehem’s Manger Square, the pontiff made an unscheduled stop at the “Separation Wall.” A graffitied concrete behemoth widely viewed as a symbol of division and conflict, the Wall surrounds Bethlehem on three… Read More