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.

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WATCH: Abbas Fatah Honors Murderer of 10 Israelis, Says ‘We Need More Like You’

JERUSALEM – Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah faction declared earlier this month that the Palestinian people needs more murderers, a post on its Facebook page commemorating the anniversary of a terror attack said. The terrorist also called on more Palestinians to join the “resistance” in order to fight the “hostile” Americans and President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem recognition. 

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Report: Czechs Mulling Moving Embassy to Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – The Czech Republic has begun investigating the possibility of following the U.S.’s lead and moving its embassy to Jerusalem as a result of a diplomatic campaign waged by Israel, Channel 10 reported on Saturday.

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WATCH: Fatah Marks 40th Anniversary of Most Deadly Massacre of Israelis By Praising ‘Thunderous Souls’ of Murderers

JERUSALEM – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party this week marked the 40th anniversary of The Coastal Road massacre – the most lethal terror attack in Israel’s history in which 37 Israelis, including 13 children, were murdered – by honoring the “thunderous souls” of the Palestinian murderers and asserting that the infamous Dalal Mughrabi, who orchestrated the attack, died in a “most spectacular way” by first killing as many Israelis as possible.

PALESTINIAN-POLITICS Palestinian Authority President and head of the Fatah movement, Mahmud Abbas attends a Fatah 'Revolutionary Council' meeting in the Palestinian West Bank city of Ramallah on September 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinians Honor Kuwaiti Official For Slandering Israelis As ‘Child Killing’ at International Gathering

TEL AVIV – A Kuwaiti parliament speaker who called Israeli lawmakers “child killers” and ordered them to leave an international gathering of parliamentarians was awarded the status of “Personality of the Year 2018” by a Palestinian group on Saturday, a move that was apparently “blessed” by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

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Lapid: No Coalition If Netanyahu Is Indicted

TEL AVIV – Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid on Sunday morning vowed his party wouldn’t join a coalition with a prime minister who has been indicted on criminal charges. Lapid’s remarks come in the wake of criticism aimed at one

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, a top decision-making body, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed,l)

Palestinian National Council to Elect New Leaders Amid Abbas Health Rumors

TEL AVIV — The Palestinian National Council will hold its first meeting in nearly a decade next month to elect new leaders — possibly paving the way for a successor to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas — and discuss U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, officials said Wednesday.

Netanyahu, who faces an intensifying corruption probe at home delivered a hawkish speech to the influential American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) a day after talks with President Donald Trump

WATCH: Netanyahu At AIPAC Declares ‘We must stop Iran’

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was greeted with a standing ovation Tuesday morning at pro-Israel lobby AIPAC’s annual convention, where he addressed an audience of 18,000, once again vowing to stop Iran and thanking the U.S. for its steadfast friendship under President Donald Trump.

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley speaks during a press briefing at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Washington. Haley says "undeniable" evidence proves Iran is violating international law by funneling missiles to Houthi rebels in Yemen. Haley unveiled recently declassified evidence including segments of missiles launched at Saudi Arabia from Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Nikki Haley at AIPAC: ‘Israel Gets Bullied’ at UN

TEL AVIV – The Trump administration’s bid to end bias against Israel at the UN is “actually a demand for peace,” the U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told the annual AIPAC convention in Washington on Monday evening in a speech met with rapturous applause and a dozen standing ovations.