This issue of the Newsletter covers the period 28-31 March 2018. Israeli social media networks had divided opinions after 16 Palestinians had been killed during the Great March of Return in Gaza. While some Israeli bloggers launched an incitement campaign against Palestinians, others either commended the army, adopting an entirely indifferent attitude during the Passover. Some Israeli social media activists attacked the army.

This issue of the Newsletter covers the period 25-28 March 2018. Israeli social media networks were taken up with a number of issues. Most notably, Israeli social media sites were preoccupied with the lies of Tamar Zandberg, the new Meretz party leader. Zandberg denied that she had any contact with media expert Moshe Klughaft or that she consulted with him about her election campaign. It is worth noting that Klughaft

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The Palestinian Forum for Israeli Studies (MADAR) is an independent research centre specialising in Israeli affairs, based in Ramallah, Palestine. MADAR was established in 2000 by a group of Palestinian intellectuals and academics, including the late poet Mahmoud Darwish, Dr. Lily Feidy, Dr. Ali Jarbawi, Dr. Ahmad Harb, Mr. Walid Al-Ahmad and Mr. Akram Haniyyeh. The centre was registered as a not-for-profit organisation with the Palestinian Ministry of Interior, and obtained a research centre’s operational licensing from the Palestinian Ministry of Information.