Before it battles BDS, American Jewry must combat ignoranceVeteran US-Jewish leader Malcolm Hoenlein on building bridges between Israel and US Jews, fighting ignorance, and a fateful US election.
On the need for a new and independent Israeli advocacy authorityBarry Shaw lays out a plan at the Haifa Conference on Israel's public relations - or the lack thereof.
Bennett: Appoint Ran Baratz and don't apologize for itEducation Minister says Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu should appoint Ran Baratz as public diplomacy head if he so wishes.
Obama and Netanyahu in Public Diplomacy WarDespite wanting otherwise, President Obama will likely have to confer with Prime Minister Netanyahu on final Iran deal, says expert.
Why Do Jewish Students Join Anti-Israel Orgs?In controversial video, young activists accuse pro-Israel establishment of failing them, focusing on 'bikinis and hi-tech' - but is it fair?
Developing Israel's 'Regional Superpower'Israel punches above its weight, but the country needs more than a military strategy to amplify its strength, says Eytan Gilboa.
Game-Changing Israeli PR: How to Make Things PersonalExpert tells Arutz Sheva how Scarlett Johansson's BDS flap teaches how Israel can market itself so much better.
How Do You Re-Brand Israel?Professor explains how Netanyahu's Congress speech signals a shift on public diplomacy efforts, and outlines what else needs to be done.
CNN's Jim Clancy Steps Down After Anti-Israel RantWithout giving reason, news anchor Jim Clancy resigned on Friday from CNN after 34 years.
UK's 'Palestine' Vote: 'Hasbara' Failure or Hollow Victory?Britain's leading pro-Israel group tells Arutz Sheva Israeli gov't urged them not to lobby MPs - smart move or PR blunder?
Frmr. Canadian Minister: 'Mixed Messages' Harm HasbaraProfessor Irwin Cotler says pro-Israel PR must focus on 'cohesive message' - especially in wartime.
Israeli University Fights War on Another FrontStudent Union at Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya (IDC) opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
'Presidential Conference Participants Being Fed Lies'David Bedein of the Israel Research News Agency claims there is a stream of misinformation flowing from Presidential Conference.
‘I Vote Israel’ on Campus Across the USAAdvocates for Israel in the US are using the upcoming elections to educate their peers about its democracy via “I Vote Israel.”
Edelstein: Peres Comments Hurt Public Diplomacy Efforts"We spit blood trying to counter the Palestinian propaganda, and Peres takes our efforts backwards," says Minister Yuli Edelstein.
IDF Training Combat CameramenCombat cameramen embedded with fighting units will provide footage to fight enemy disinformation, and kill bad guys too.
"Israel Up Close" Video Site Displays Proud, Positive Message"I'm not saying we're going to change anybody's minds," says Harvey Karp of Israel Up Close, "but we can open their minds."
'Local Leftist Media Harms Israel's Hasbara'Media analyst Chanie Luz: Israel needs to take a look at how its leftist-slanted media affects the way Israel is perceived globally.
Israel Should Not Be Afraid of the PR BattlefieldIsraeli journalist Boaz Bismuth: Just as The New York Times criticizes Israel, Israel can criticize the New York Times.
Israel's Public Relations Effort is Not a WarForeign Ministry Spokesman Yigal Palmor: The anti-Israel propaganda has increased but foreign media aren't necessarily buying it.
IDF Spokesperson: We Need to be Proactive, not ReactiveIDF Spokeswoman at Knesset session on public relations: We don't wait for the reporter to ask questions. We are proactive.
US Radio Host Larson: Israel - a Beacon of Freedom in the RegionLars Larson addresses Knesset committee: I will bring my show to Israel again and again to present the truth about Israel.
Israeli Hasbara: We Should Speak Out, not be ApologeticThe Knesset’s Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Committee holds a special session on public relations in international media.
Israel Conducts Public Diplomacy Campaign in NYCInformation Minister Yuli Edelstein holds public diplomacy campaign to both Jewish and non-Jewish communities in NYC.
El Al Pilots and Stewards Launch Pro-Israel MissionEl Al pilots and crew took off Monday on a unique mission to act as pro-Israel emissaries on foreign campuses and in schools.
Will Durban III Protest Video Succeed Like Danny Ayalon's Clips?Pro-Israel groups launch information-packed video three days ahead of NYC rally. Will it be as successful as Foreign Ministry clips?
Danny Ayalon Stars in New Public Diplomacy VideoDeputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon stars in a new video about the real reason for the failed peace process - Arab intransigence.
Min. Edelstein Meets ORT 'Young Leaders'Hasbara and Diaspora Minister meets 32 Jewish youths who will be Israel's "ambassadors" abroad.
Ayalon Challenges PA to a DuelDeputy Foreign Minister challenges PA leadership to a debate ahead of September, as PA condemns successful Israeli info-video.
Judea and Samaria Youth Learn Media SkillsYesha Council sponsors workshops for youth to help them explain issues more effectively.
‘Divest from Terror’ Cartoons Target HamasStandWithUs announces winners of "Divest from Terror" Cartoon contest.
MK Danon: Choose Security Over HasbaraDanny Danon, the MK who brought Glenn Beck to the Knesset, talks about the controversial US talk show host and about Israeli hasbara.
PA Shocked at Israeli Video on ‘The Truth about West Bank’Israel’s diplomatic offensive with “the truth about the West Bank” has shocked the PA, which said it “falsified history."
Ayalon Makes Israel's Case for Judea and SamariaDeputy foreign minister makes Israel's case in a YouTube video that uses animation, wry humor, and clear fact-based arguments
Businessman Defuses Anti-Israel Protest in LondonA quick-thinking Israeli businessman talked a London anti-Israel group into leaving an Israeli real estate show alone.
IDF’s Cyber-Commander Prepares Internet Assault“Computers and keyboards are the weapons, Facebook and Twitter are the battlefields. It is there that we fight, each and every day."
Israel's Other Diplomatic Track: Learning About Israeli NanotechStand With Us has brought 16 top European students to learn about Israeli nanotech - and about Israel - at a Bar Ilan University conference.
Foreign Ministry Launches Salvo in PR War Against PA StateThe Foreign Ministry is preparing the ground for a fight over unilateral declaration of a PA state, says it would violate agreements with Israel.
IDF Launches Facebook-Friendly WebsiteThe IDF website has been redesigned and upgraded, and will now be synchronized with social networks.
Begin Breaks Likud Ranks on INR Radio; Rejects PA StateINR interview: Minister Benny Begin rejects PA state, says "Naqba Day" events prove Arabs' true intent, says pr war can be won with truth.
MK Danon in Knesset: A Facebook Page is as Influential as a TankKnesset discusses the influence of PA propaganda on Jews living in the Diaspora, calls for Foreign Ministry PR offensive against the Arab lies.
PMW Report Forces PA Agency to Correct Misleading TranslationPalestinian Media Watch found that Maan News Agency translated Arab will to die for “glory of Islam & flag of Allah” as “give our lives for peace.”
"Jewish Al-Jazeera" News Network on the Horizon"It will simply tell the truth," says billionaire Dr. Alexander Mashkevich, who has decided to create an international pro-Israel news network.
Ads Show Israel's Positive SideAs “constructive criticism” regarding Israel’s international PR efforts continues to reach new intensities, Ads4Israel is doing something about it.
No Religious 'Faces of Israel'A government delegation dubbed the “Faces of Israel” has no religious representatives, and none from Judea and Samaria.
Getting to Know Israel, ArtisticallyEdoe Cohen's Omanoot.com shows off Israel's accomplishments in film and the arts.
Melanie Phillips: Israeli Public Diplomacy is a JokeBritish writer says Israel's public diplomacy is 'completely outclassed and outmaneuvered on a battleground it doesn't even understand it is on.'
IDF's Combat Soldiers to Carry Cameras, Not Just GunsA new course teaches IDF's ground troops to take photographs as they fight, to aid the information war.
Deputy FM Ayalon Calls on Non-Jews to Join the Diplomacy WarDanny Ayalon mentions Instapundit, says government can't win the public diplomacy war by itself, and wants NGOs, private citizens to help out.
IDF Paratrooper Yishai Fleisher Now a Zionist Trooper in AmericaA modern Jewish warrior takes the battle for Israel across America. 'There are a lot of lies out there. Israel is a gift to the world.'
First Ever: Zionist Wikipedia Editing CourseNew Zionist Wikipedia Editing course opened this week to help fight Israel's PR battles online.
Opinion: Israel's PR is Not the ProblemWhen Israel loses yet another PR battle, her friends say she's to blame because she is inept when it comes to PR. I am not one of them.
Memphis Group Sets New Model To Counter Anti-Israel ForcesDr. Scott Baum of the Memphis Friends of Israel says that his group's annual Israel Festival is an antidote to growing anti-Israel propaganda.
Edelstein: Chomsky – Brilliant Scientist, Weak on MoralsMinister of Public Diplomacy speaks about the ultra-leftist professor and the war against the de-legitimization of Israel
Israelis to Confront Pro-Gaza Activists at SeaWhile the government wonders how to handle “Free Gaza” ships, grassroots activists are planning to sail out and confront them.