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Stephanie L. Freid

Stephanie L. Freid is a freelance writer in Israel.
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A Luckier Woman Covering Cairo

Thursday, February 17th, 2011 - by Stephanie L. Freid

It wasn’t celebratory that night Lara Logan was attacked. It was terrifying.

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Israel Debates ‘Loyalty Oath’ for Naturalized Citizens

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

The measure wouldn't affect Jews who are protected under the Law of Return, but would impact Arabs wishing to become Israeli citizens.

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West Bank Outpost Settlers: A View of Israeli-Palestinian Talks

Saturday, September 18th, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

Living on the Thin Green Line.

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Wikipedia Editing: A Tool for Hating (Zionists)

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

Miriam Schwab tried to counter bias against Israel on Wikipedia, and was stunned to both be called out in the NYT and by the volume of hate directed at her.

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Russia’s Fueling of Iranian Reactor Is Serious but no Cause for Panic

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

The real red line is not fueling the reactor but Russia’s delivery of anti-aircraft missiles to Iran.

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Iran’s Holocaust Cartoons: The Latest in Holocaust Denial

Friday, August 13th, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

It’s a good thing Iran is low on credibility these days, otherwise, the Holocaust “cartoon” website launched from the nuclear wannabe rogue state would be causing more than the current elicited outrage.

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Israel Votes to Deport 400 Children of Illegals

Saturday, August 7th, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

Says PM Netanyahu: "We don't want to create an incentive for the inflow of hundreds of thousands of illegal migrant workers."

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Israel’s ‘Anchor Baby’ Issue: A Conundrum for a Jewish State

Friday, July 30th, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

Israel is dealing with the same problem now arising in the U.S., to the degree that PM Netanyahu had to speak on the issue this week.

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Israel Asks, ‘Who Is a Jew?’

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

Israel’s conversion bill debate rears its head yet again.

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Is Bill Clinton the Key to Winning Gilad Shalit’s Release?

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

Whispers in the region's press have the former American president interceding on behalf of the Hamas prisoner's family. But are the Israelis willing to pay the price for Shalit's freedom?

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Anti-Israeli Graffiti Spraypainted in the Warsaw Ghetto

Thursday, July 8th, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

Some lines are simply not meant to be crossed, no matter how desperately your cause wants to get a message out.

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Believing Israel Will Strike Iran

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

In hushed tones, the U.S., Europe, and sections of the Arab world support a military strike against Iran, and the perception is that Israel will be the subcontracted hit man.

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Israel Blockade Getting in the Way … UNRWA Says

Friday, June 25th, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

Could Israel fully ease the blockade while at the same time implementing security measures that could guarantee safety? PJM interviews the United Nations Relief and Works Agency's spokesman in Gaza.

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Two Can Play at that Game: Israelis Boycott Turkish Goods

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

Take that, Turkey: we don’t want your stuff!

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Always Defiant, West Bank Settlers Feel Abandoned

Monday, May 24th, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

On one 70-person settlement, members deal with ungrateful countrymen, international leftists, and the constant threat of violence breaking the quiet.

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Chomsky Calls Israeli Government ‘Stalinist’ for Refusing Him Entry

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

Blocking the famous Israel basher from lecturing at a West Bank university set off a huge debate in Israel.

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Fighting the Blood Libels Made Against Israel

Saturday, March 6th, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

Philippe Karsenty, the man who exposed the al-Dura hoax, says that the Goldstone Report accusing Israel of war crimes is "the son of Mohammed al-Dura."

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Israel’s Oscar-Nominated Ajami: Third Time a Charm?

Thursday, February 11th, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

For the third consecutive year, an Israeli film is nominated for an Oscar. This one looks promising for a win.

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Zambian Presidential Candidate Courts Israel

Sunday, January 17th, 2010 - by Stephanie L. Freid

An exclusive interview with Dr. Saviour Chishimba, who seeks to reestablish full ties with the Jewish state and open his country to foreign investment.

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A Year After the Gaza War: The Forgotten Children of Sderot

Thursday, December 24th, 2009 - by Stephanie L. Freid

The rockets may have stopped firing — for now — but the traumatic effects of Operation Cast Lead linger on.

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An Open Letter to Jane Fonda and the Toronto Film Festival Boycotters

Thursday, September 10th, 2009 - by Stephanie L. Freid

The celebrity boycott of the Toronto Film Festival for the sin of screening Tel Aviv cinema is unjustified and self-defeating.

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Boycott Israel: A Professor’s Op-Ed, A University’s Nightmare

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 - by Stephanie L. Freid

What should Israeli universities do when their tenured professors support boycotts that damage their own institutions?

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Gay Pride, Gay Marriage, and Israel: A Tale of Two Cities

Friday, July 3rd, 2009 - by Stephanie L. Freid

For a country with heavily religion-infused politics, gay couples in Israel enjoy an impressive number of legal rights.

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Mideast Peace: Is Partition the Answer?

Monday, May 18th, 2009 - by Stephanie L. Freid

A radical proposal for shaking up the Arab world.

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The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift in Tough Economic Times

Sunday, May 10th, 2009 - by Stephanie L. Freid

It's something this single mom wishes more women were giving.

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