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14/04/2014
The FPA wishes members, friends and colleagues a happy Passover, Easter and a peaceful and enjoyable spring break. The FPA office will be closed until April 22nd.
25/03/2014
Former FPA chairman and TIME correspondent Robert Slater passed away in Jerusalem this morning after a long illness. See "Former Chairmen"
24/03/2014
An AP cameraman "encouraged" to leave the site of a demonstration by shooting at his car at the entrance to the Aida refugee camp yesterday. See "Statements"
23/03/2014
The FPA protests multiple SMS and emailed threats made to foreign journalists and demands the Hamas takes steps to stop this.
17/03/2014
The well known veteran Dutch correspondent Adriaan Bloemendaal passed away in Tel Aviv yesterday. See "In Memoriam" as he is remembered by his friends.
11/03/2014
Photojournalists from Reuters and AP injured by border police at the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem this evening.
28/02/2014
The FPA condemns the violent and unprofessional behavior of an Israeli policeman during disturbances on Feb. 28 in East Jerusalem
20/12/2013
Newly arrived correspondents - useful pointers. NB The regulations re drivers licenses for foreign journalists based in Israel are about to change. Members will be updated as soon as we have some clarity.
02/12/2013
The FPA replies to the IDF response re Qualandia events on 29th November. See Statements
01/12/2013
The FPA strongly protests last Friday's attempt by the IDF forces to clear Qalandia of photojournalists by firing rubber bullets and stun grenades directly at them. See Statements.
27/07/2013
The FPA deplores the closure of Al Arabiyeh's offices in Gaza by Hamas.
04/07/2013
The FPA protests unacceptable behavior by the border police against journalists on assignment yet again
17/05/2013
FPA members congratulated on receiving Overseas Press Club photography awards for 2012
02/04/2013
Unwanted photojournalists, this time at Qalandia Crossing Saturday March 30th. See "Statements"
11/03/2013
This past Saturday Hizmeh junction near Jerusalem was the conflict zone - against the photojournalists again ! See Statements.
10/02/2013
Saturday showdown, this time in the South Hebron Hills. Photographers not welcome !
06/02/2013
Journalists get in the way of security again, this time in Burin.
16/01/2013
The FPA yet again calls on Israel refrain from barring access to news worthy events by manhandling journalists. See "Statements"
28/02/2012
For regional updates on safety issues see Bulletin Board

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Media Production Company in Gaza city "Ink for Media".
A private and independent company, Ink, provides full media services (video and photo) for televisions and newspapers. Services include full TV gear, feed, professional cameramen and TV editors, professional full HD video cameras, fixers, translators in four languages, English, Hebrew, Spanish and Arabic, also hotels, accommodation and safe transportation. Prices and offers are attractive and reasonable.
Ink also coordinates with Hamas authorities in Gaza the entrance of any foreign journalist who wishes to visit in the coastal enclave for work. We guarantee ensuring their safe trip and taking them from and back to the crossings.
Contact: Saud Abu Ramadan
Cell: 00 972 599 431 448
Office: 00 970 8 2841 801
Gaza-Remal 



Newshound International Media Productions offers broadcast, production and editing services.
Our teams work in English, Arabic, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish and French.
We offer fixers, live positions with beautiful backdrops, editing facilities, translation services and sourcing out the best interviewees.

Our studios operate in SD/HD and are linked via optic fiber to international satellites.
For any further information please contact us at:  info@newshoundmedia.com     
+972-73-7066-788
+972-52-7040-826
+44-20-35149301   


Iris Kalka offers the following services to journalists: - Transcriptions of Hebrew or English audio or video material.
- Field work in the form of interviews you might need to conduct in Hebrew (travelling is optional).
- Translation to English of any text you might come across, or else material in Hebrew you might be seeking
- Desk Research issues to be explored on (almost) any topic, according to specifications (by internet or other means)
Also works as a market researcher in Israel, that is, following several years of studying and working in Britain.  Contact Iris Kalka . +972.54.7901424 and 
kalkai@netvision.net.il  


PALMEDIA RAMALLA AND GAZA
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• Producer: Media production that works locally and universally.
• Editing: use high quality broadcasting equipments, which includes a professional team.
• Cameracrew: covering all governorates in west bank, and Gaza with high efficiency and high responsibility.
• MCR: professional operators for receiving and transmitting video signals through fiber optics and satellite for rushes or live positions.
Contacts : Palmedia
Head Quarters:
Ramallah /opposite of the presidential headquarters –Almuqataa
Phone: +970-2-2969660
Fax: +970-2-2953908
Website:
www.palmedia.net.ps
Email :
info@palmedia.net.ps  booking@ptmc.ps 
Jerusalem:  Phone Number: +972-2-6263073  Gaza Strip: Phone Number: +970-8-2882002 7

 


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It might not be the most useful language around the world but in Israel it is quite helpful!
Private lessons in modern Hebrew by an experienced Ulpan teacher from the Hebrew university (M.A in Hebrew linguistics).

Join me! 052-3865623   
tamar314@gmail.com
 

Please call Yaara at 02 - 2960227 or 054 3143261 for translations from Arabic

Hebrew/English translator with experience and intimate knowledge of the area available to assist with any journalistic needs. I am also a seasoned video cameraman with equipment for shooting and editing. Please contact me with any questions.Jason Fredric Gilbert ++972-52-8322999 or email me jason@thecoatroom.com 
 

English / Arabic / Hebrew speaking field producer available for full or part time work: Areej Hazboun 0545704891
 

Arabic Lessons with a qualified and experienced teacher specially designed for journalists with an emphasis on every day conversation and news vocabulary For further information please contact Cecilia at 050-6521172 (Hebrew and Spanish also available)
 

One-on-one lessons with a professional and experienced linguist, focused on getting you to speak and understand Hebrew quickly!· Classes are lively and interactive, so they don't need to happen in an office or classroom. You'll also be taught in cafes or while strolling the streets of Tel Aviv!· Bonus! In addition to the basics, you'll learn some Israeli slang, gain insights into the nuances of Tel Aviv culture, learn to read election campaign billboards & find out how kibbutzniks talk!  Call Guy Sharett 054-662 3314 or email guysha@gmail.com  and let's get started!
 

Multilingual interpreter and tour guide fluent in Hebrew, Japanese, English and French Tel: 972-9-9508983 tsipinesher@yahoo.com 
 

The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) has established a dedicated television studio connected to JCS Group's International Communication Centers in Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem, by a direct optic fiber line. For additional information please contact the following numbers:
Mobile: 054-6979750, Office: Direct 03-6232330, Switchboard: 03-6232323
www.jcs.co.il  www.inss.org.il
 

AJC JERUSALEM LIBRARY - AJC Jerusalem operates a research and lending library at its office in central Jerusalem. The library contains a collection of over 10,000 books (including recent bestsellers), films and journals on a wide variety of subjects including: Israel – U.S. Relations, Israel and the Middle East, Contemporary American Jewry and American Jewish History, Israel – Diaspora Relations, Jewish Communities Around the World, Anti-Semitism, Holocaust Studies, Jewish Literature, Jewish Biographies, Zionism, Jews & Politics, and Judaica. The library is open to the public (by appointment) and books can be borrowed free of charge. A list of recent acquisitions is available on our website www.ajc.org.il To visit the library or for more details, please call the librarian at 02-6255281 or e-mail benamim@ajc.org.il

 

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