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Inconvenient Truths the Anti-Zionists Don’t Want You to Know

PRIMER's president emeritus, Alan Stein, spoke on this topic at the University of Connecticut on October 10, 2106. Here are a handful of inconvenient truths. Click on one of the links below to read a longer list or to read the text of his remarks.

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PRIMER Featured in Connecticut Jewish Ledger

PRIMER: Israel advocacy in good times and bad
The keyboard is mightier than the media

By Cindy Mindell
Published in The Connecticut Jewish Ledger
August 1, 2014

It has long been the opinion of many in the Jewish community that Israel has a PR problem. Especially during military conflicts like the current one, world media seem to portray Israel as the aggressor out to destroy the vulnerable Palestinians.

This storyline can leave American Jews feeling anxious and helpless, unable to take any action that feels effective in the face of such an enormous challenge.

But becoming an Israel advocate in the media is not as hard as some may think. Just ask Mark Fishman, president of PRIMER-Connecticut (Promoting Responsibility in Middle East Reporting). “All one must do is sit down at the computer and type a few words; the rest will flow,” he says.

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Many organizations have put together excellent resources that may be used to respond to the unfair attacks and biased reporting. PRIMER sees no need to duplicate these efforts. The following is a list of some of these excellent resources. This list will be slightly different each time it's viewed.

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