March 23rd, 2011


наша умница #JerusalemPost

Rifts in the Face of Tragedy

(By Avital Chizhik)

The media's bias isn't something I like to pounce on often; even if I disagree with an article or headline, I accept its attempt at balance. And as a journalism student, I am constantly seeking objectivity in everything I read, with every newspaper article and news broadcast becoming an object of scrutinizing study and analysis.

I write this as the girl who struggled and succeeded to screen liberal films that expose the Palestinian side of the conflict in a university that is mostly uniform politically. I write this as a Jew who corresponds with Israeli Arab pen pals, as a daily reader of BBC, Haaretz, The New York Times, Al-Jazeera, The Guardian, and The Jerusalem Post, as a student activist who is organizing an apolitical demonstration in Times Square in support of peace in the Middle East:

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Avital Chizhik is studying journalism at YeshivaUniversity's SternCollege for Women in New York. She is a board member of the YeshivaUniversityIsrael Club, vice president of the university's political science society, and features editor of The YU Beacon.


Совсем не важно сейчас какой она была актрисой. Она была очень красивой.