This issue covers the period 16-18 August 2017. Israeli online networks were engaged with several topics. In particular, resignation of a member of the Jewish Home Party attracted a major interaction. It was released that the Spokeswoman of the Jewish Home Party Leader and Minister of Education, Naftali Bennett, was homosexual. According to the resigning member, this was in conflict with religious teachings.

Sunday, October 17, 2021


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.