Tag Archives: Israel

Israel Ban’s the iPad, Andre Oboler suggests some solutions to The New York Jewish Week

Sharon Udasin, Israel Versus iPad, The Jewish Week, April 20th 2010 Israel may be in a tense standoff with U.S. President Barack Obama, but the high-tech-savvy country seemed to be picking a fight this week with another formidable foe: Apple. … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler and David Matas, Report from the Working Group on Online Antisemitism, The Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism

Report of the Online Antisemitism Working Group Andre Oboler and David Matas (Co-Chairs), Working Group 3 – Antisemitism Online: Cyberspace and the Media, the Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism, 16-17 December 2009, Jerusalem, Israel.[i] Introduction This report represents the work … Continue reading

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Antisemitism 2.0, WUJS 3G – Unlocking our Future, Congress of the World Union of Jewish Students

I assisted the World Union of Jewish Students (WUJS) with their 2009 congress, “WUJS 3G”. The Congress, based in Jerusalem, was themes on emerging technology. I moderated the track online antisemitism which included a presentation from myself as well as … Continue reading

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Online Antisemitism: Cyberspace and the Media, Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism

This was the opening presentation for the working group on Cyberspace and the Media at the Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism. The session was held in the Knesset building and co-chaired by myself and David Matas. The presentation set the … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler’s article, “When an MK’s Palestinian narrative drops for a moment” from the Jerusalem Post

Andre Oboler, When an MK’s Palestinian narrative drops for a moment, Jerusalem Post, June 2nd, 2009 Last week I had the pleasure of hearing a member of the Knesset speak at my university in Australia. The talk was titled “Is … Continue reading

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The Jewish Week gets Dr Oboler’s views on a planned blogging tour of Israel

Sharon Udasin, Photo Editing Israel’s Online Image, The Jewish Week, March 4th 2009 On open-source sites like Google Maps and Flickr, the picture isn’t always pretty. Media Consul David Saranga hopes a blogger tour will help. A simple search for … Continue reading

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Israeli Units of Democracy, State Zionist Council of NSW

This talk was part of a panel for Yom Rabin which addressed the question, “is Israel the only democracy in the Middle East?” Israel’s system of government developed out of the political system of the yishuv. The form of proportional … Continue reading

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The Jewish Week get’s Andre Oboler’s comments on changes to Google Maps

Sharon Udasin, Google Maps Gets Specific – On Israel, The Jewish Week, October 12 2008 For a world of Googlers, Israel was but a misshapen pentagon sandwiched between an equally empty Jordan and a bluish-colored patch known as the Mediterranean … Continue reading

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A Spanish language article with Dr Oboler’s take on Israeli politics, from Agencia Judia Noticias in Argentina

El sucesor de Olmert tendra serias dificultades para formar gobierno, coinciden politologos de Israel, Agencia Judia Noticias (Jewish News Agency – Argentina), July 31 2008 Especialistas en política israelí señalaron que el sucesor del actual primer ministro Ehud Olmert en … Continue reading

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Online Engagement, Zionist Federation of the United Kingdom and Ireland

This presentation was delivered to the mission to Israel of the Zionist Federation of the UK. The presentation was preceded by an address from the British Ambassador to Israel who stayed for part of this presentation.

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