Tag Archives: public diplomacy

The BDS Cookbook

The BDS Cookbook provides resources and plans of action to students wanting to combat the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. The site is a collaboration by a group of academics and students concerned about the misrepresentations made by the BDS … Continue reading

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The Jewish Week looks at the Gaza Flotilla’s online battle on Twitter with comments from Dr Oboler

Sharon Udasin, The Gaza Flotilla Battle – On Twitter , The Jewish Week, June 2nd 2010 Shaping public opinion on the Gaza blockade, 140 characters at a time. Just moments after the Israeli navy boarded the Turkish Mavi Marmara ship … Continue reading

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Framing Wikipedia, Universitatea Politehnica Bucharest

This was a technical talk to engineering and computer science university students at the Universitatea Politehnica of Bucharest in Romania. The talk was organised by the Romanian branch of the IEEE Computer Society and was delivered to a packed lecture … Continue reading

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The IHH Flotilla

I coordinated the Community Internet Engagement Project as we created the Flotilla Facts website at talkgaza.com. Flotilla Facts is a one-stop resource about the IHH Gaza Freedom Flotilla and its attempt to breach the Israeli naval blockade. The site provided … Continue reading

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The DurbanReview.org Project, Kehilat Nitzan

This was a mini-presentation on the DurbanReview.org project as part of a larger talk presented to Kehilat Nitzan. The talk discussed the content, audience, and impact of the Durban Review site as well as the concept in the context of … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler named as one of Israel’s best ‘cyber warriors’ in the Jewish Chronicle

Lucy Tobin, Israel’s cyber warriors, The Jewish Chronicle, Feb 12, 2009 When Joel Leyden speaks about Israel, 89,000 people listen. His name may not be familiar, but if you have ever used Google to look up anything on the Middle … Continue reading

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Online engagement: The DurbanReview.Org project, AUJS

This presentation to the basic training conference of the Australian Union of Jewish Students, recruited student volunteers to help with a new public diplomacy project in anticipation of the UN Durban II Conference.

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The Tachlis: Online Community Engagement Strategies, Executive briefing NSW JBD

This was a confidential executive briefing for the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies. It outlines work being done in the online space across the Jewish world, a summary of the impact my own work had achieved, and a discussion of … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler, The rise and fall of a Facebook hate group, First Monday 13(11 )

One Facebook group has repeatedly caught the media’s attention. The group was called ‘”Israel” is not a country! … Delist it from Facebook as a country!”‘ Despite the opinions of experts who highlighted the racist nature of the group, Facebook … Continue reading

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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

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