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Haaretz (הארץ, The Land) is an Israeli newspaper, founded in 1919. It is published in Hebrew, with an abridged English edition published as an annex to the International Herald Tribune edition distributed in Israel. Hebrew and English editions also appear on the Internet. The State of Israel (Hebrew: מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל, transliteration: ; Arabic: دَوْلَةْ اِسْرَائِيل, transliteration: ) is a country in the Middle East on the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea. ... Reading the newspaper: Brookgreen Gardens in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The Modern Hebrew language is a Semitic language of the Afro-Asiatic language family. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... The International Herald Tribune (or IHT) is fully owned by the New York Times, which along with its own staff journalists and news agencies supplies it with newsn and features. ...


The newspaper's editorial line was defined by Gershom Schocken, who was editor-in-chief between 1939 and 1990. Haaretz is owned by the Schocken family. The current editor and managing editor are (resp.) David Landau and Tami Litani, who replaced Hanoch Marmari and Yoel Esteron in April 2004. 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In comparison to the other daily Hebrew newspapers, Maariv and Yediot Aharonot, Haaretz is relatively high brow, with longer articles, smaller print, fewer pictures and daily science and literature pages. Its views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict tend to be leftist, particularly the reporting of palestinian sympathiser Amira Hass and, to a lesser extent, Gideon Levy. Haaretz strongly supported the Oslo accords with the PLO. The position of the newspaper in Israel's religious spectrum is decidedly secular. Although space is often given to issues of social justice (exemplified by Ruth Sinai's frequent columns on this topic), the paper's editorial line on economical issues is primarily classical-liberal in the spirit of The Economist. It supports privatization, free-trade, reduction in welfare, lower taxes and strict fiscal practices. Maariv (Hebrew evening) is a daily newspaper in Israel. ... Yedioth Ahronoth (Hebrew: ידיעות אחרונות, meaning latest news) is a major daily Israeli newspaper, written in Hebrew. ... Israel and the Occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip are at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... In politics, left-wing, political left, leftism, or simply the left, are terms which refer (with no particular precision) to the segment of the political spectrum typically associated with any of several strains of socialism, social democracy, or liberalism (especially in the American sense of the word), or with opposition... Amira Hass (born 1956) is an Israeli journalist and author, mostly known for her columns in the daily newspaper Haaretz. ... The Oslo Accords were a series of agreements negotiated between the Israeli government and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO, acting as representatives of the Palestinian people) in 1993 as part of a peace process in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, officially called the Declaration of Principles. ... The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) (Arabic Munazzamat al-Tahrir Filastiniyyah منظمة تحرير فلسطينية ) is a political and paramilitary organization of Palestinian Arabs dedicated to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state to consist of the area between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, with an intent to destroy Israel. ... This article concerns secularity, that is, being secular, in various senses. ... Social justice, sometimes called civil justice, is a concept largely based on various social contract theories. ... Front cover, February 21, 2004 The Economist is a weekly news and international affairs publication of The Economist Newspaper Limited in London. ...

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Notable reporters and publicists in Haaretz

  • Amira Hass - Israeli journalist, living in Ramallah, mainly reports on Palestinian issues, has won many prizes in Europe.
  • Ari Shavit - journalist, publicist
  • Amos Harel - military reporter
  • Amir Oren - military reporter
  • Baruch Kara - internal politics reporter
  • Yossi Sarid - left wing politician, publicist
  • Yoel Markus - publicist
  • Zeev Schiff - military and security affairs commentator
  • Nehamia Shtrasler - economy reporter, publicist
  • Gideon Levy - Palestinian affairs journalist
  • Danny Rubinstein - political affairs journalist

Amira Hass (born 1956) is an Israeli journalist and author, mostly known for her columns in the daily newspaper Haaretz. ... Ramallah (Arabic: رام الله) is a West Bank city of approximately 57,000 residents, which is currently under Palestinian Authority control. ... Yossi Sarid (born October 24, 1940) is an Israeli left wing politician. ... In politics, left-wing, political left, leftism, or simply the left, are terms that refer (with no particular precision) to the segment of the political spectrum typically associated with any of several strains of socialism, social democracy, or liberalism (especially but not exclusively in the American sense of the word...

Supplements

On a weekday, Haaretz comes with serveral supplements containing feature articles, columns, television and radio listings and a quick crossword. Other supplements included during the week are:

  • All week -
    • Actualia (Op-Ed, political commentary)
    • Gallery (Culture and entertainment, television and radio listings)
    • The Marker (economy section)
  • Sunday - Sports (extended)
  • Wednesday - Literature
  • Friday -
    • Extanded Actualia
    • Mossaf Haaretz (weekend magazine)
    • Literature
    • The local newspaper

See also

Amira Hass (born 1956) is an Israeli journalist and author, mostly known for her columns in the daily newspaper Haaretz. ... The following are some of the newspapers published in Israel. ...

External links

  • Haaretz online (English) (http://www.haaretzdaily.com)
  • Haaretz online (Hebrew) (http://www.haaretz.co.il)

  Results from FactBites:
 
Haaretz - definition of Haaretz in Encyclopedia (258 words)
Haaretz (הארץ, The Land) is an Israeli newspaper, founded in 1919.
In comparison to the other daily Hebrew newspapers, Maariv and Yediot Aharonot, Haaretz is relatively high brow, with longer articles, smaller print, less pictures and daily science and literature pages.
Its views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict tend to be leftist, particularly noting the work of Amira Hass and, to a lesser extent, Gideon Levi.
Haaretz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (358 words)
In comparison to the other daily Hebrew newspapers, Maariv and Yediot Aharonot, Haaretz is relatively high brow, with longer articles, smaller print, fewer pictures and daily science and literature pages.
Its views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict tend to be leftist, particularly the reporting of Amira Hass and, to a lesser extent, Gideon Levy.
The online versions of Haaretz, both the Hebrew and English versions, are widely recognized to be some of the most reliable and most regularly updated news sites in Israel.
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