I just met with a Japanese researcher who came to Israel to write about Israel’s attitude towards the LGBT community here and spoke, among other things, on the connection between public diplomacy and social media. He told me that in Japan they see Israel as a difficult place in this context  because of the clashes… Read More


In Cast Lead, the work of Dan Peguine  and Arik Fraimovich has introduced QassamCount, a Facebook application which used your status updates in order to tell the world how many rockets, missiles and mortar shells were fired on Israel. The success was phenomenal but Facebook decided it’s not going to allow any more “donations” of status updates like this… Read More