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In Israel's Election Aftermath, a Jerusalem Resident Rebuts Fear, Hostility from US Reaction

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Israel's recent election of a government on the right has inspired fear and disgust among many American Jews. Widely-read New York Times columnist Tom Friedman published an article saying that the Israel he once knew is gone. In response, Professor Gil Troy wrote a column in The Jerusalem Post knocking down Friedman's assesment, claiming that the Israel he knew is still very much alive. CBN's Paul Strand sat down with Troy in Jerusalem to get his thoughts on the journalistic attack from the US. Click on the video above to watch the full interview.

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As a freelance reporter for CBN's Jerusalem bureau and during 27 years as senior correspondent in CBN's Washington bureau, Paul Strand has covered a variety of political and social issues, with an emphasis on defense, justice, government, and God’s providential involvement in our world. Strand began his tenure at CBN News in 1985 as an evening assignment editor in Washington, D.C. After a year, he worked with CBN Radio News for three years, returning to the television newsroom to accept a position as a senior editor in 1990. Strand moved back to the nation's capital in 1995 and then to