Tag Archives: Google Earth

Germany’s F.A.Z. focuses on Online Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial with expert commentary from Dr Andre Oboler

The original German Language version of this article was published as: Christoph Gunkel, Facebook and Google Earth: Anti-Semitism in Web 2.0, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, October 14 2008. This English version was translated by Ricarda Krenn. It was the massacre of … Continue reading

Posted in In the media, News Commentary | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Andre Oboler’s article “Hatred and Antisemitism Online”, a Spanish translation was published by Agencia Judia Noticias in Argentina

Originally published in Spanish as: Andre Oboler, Odio y antisemitismo on line (Hatred and Antisemitism Online), Agencia Judia Noticias (Jewish News Agency – Argentina) and in English at Zionism On The Web. Good news in the fight against online hate … Continue reading

Posted in In the media, My Op-Eds, Publications | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

O’Reilly News reports on Dr Andre Oboler’s research into Political Bias in Google Earth

Caitlyn Martin, Google Earth Delivers Geographic Data, Satellite Imagery, and Political Bias, O’Reilly News, August 29, 2008 Last Friday Media Backspin, the weblog of HonestReporting.com, reported that Google Earth had removed a notation which falsely claimed that the northern Israeli … Continue reading

Posted in In the media, News Commentary | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

ZOA Praises Google For Removing False Anti-Israel Propaganda From Google Earth’s Map Of Israel, Zionist Organization of America

ZOA Praises Google For Removing False Anti-Israel Propaganda From Google Earth’s Map Of Israel, Jewish News Today, August 25, 2008. This was a copy of the press release issued by the ZOA. The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) applauds Google … Continue reading

Posted in In the media, News Commentary | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

An article on Dr Oboler’s work on Google Earth in the Spanish language Agencia Judia Noticias in Argentina

En Israel siguen las denuncias contra el programa Google Earth y su mencion sobre “la catastrofe palestina”, Agencia Judia Noticias (Jewish News Agency – Argentina), July 31 2008 Andre Oboler, profesor de la Universidad Hebrea Bar Ilán y miembro de … Continue reading

Posted in In the media, News Commentary | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Andre Oboler interviewed on the ZOA Middle East report on WNWR – New World Radio, Philadelphia

In this radio interview, WNWR’s ZOA Philly Middle East Report interviews Dr Andre Oboler and the JIDF’s David Appletree on Google Earth, Facebook and YouTube. Broadcast on WNWR, July 9th 2008

Posted in In the media, TV and Radio | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Young Jewish Diplomatic Leadership Seminar, Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs

This talks at the Israeli Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem was to a group of Jewish leaders in 20s and 30s who had been hand picked by the Ministry for training in diplomacy, the middle east and matters relating to Israels … Continue reading

Posted in Presentations & Talks | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jerusalem Post get’s Dr Oboler’s analysis on the Google Earth ‘Nakba’ dots

Stephanie Rubenstein, Google Earth highlights the ‘Nakba’, Jerusalem Post, July 2nd 2008 Anti-Israel activity on the Google Earth application has been stepped up this week, with the message “Nakba – The Palestinian Catastrophe” now appearing when users scroll over the … Continue reading

Posted in In the media, News Commentary | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Andre Oboler, Google Earth: A New Platform for Anti-Israel Propaganda and Replacement Geography, Jerusalem Issue Briefs

Virtual Israel, as represented by Google Earth, is littered with orange dots, many of which claim to represent “Palestinian localities evacuated and destroyed after the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.” Thus, Israel is depicted as a state born out of colonial conquest … Continue reading

Posted in Publications, Reports | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Google Earth and the Nakba Dots

Changing the virtual world When Google Earth became a platform for misinformation, depicting Israel as a state born out of colonial conquest, Dr Oboler responded with reports, articles and media coverage. He highlighted the danger to society when powerful new … Continue reading

Posted in Campaigns | Tagged | Leave a comment