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Israel announces “Jewish News 1″ broadcast alternative to al-Jazeera

The first-ever Jewish news network will begin broadcasting tomorrow.

“Jewish News 1 was born as an alternative to the world’s leading news networks – CNN, Fox News and Sky News,” reports Andy Sennitt for the Media Network. “But its main goal is to serve as the Jewish version of al-Jazeera, which has won the hearts of tens of millions of Arab viewers over the past 15 years.”

According to Israel’s Makor Rishon newspaper, the channel will be broadcast via satellite to Europe, North America and the Middle East.

In Israel it will be offered by the Yes satellite company.

Sennitt reports that the network plans to broadcast news from Israel and the world 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from studios in Tel Aviv, Brussels, Kiev, Washington, Paris and London — with broadcasts initially in English, but eventually also in Hebrew, French, Italian, Russian and German.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment mre

    where are they on the internet?

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Jerry Blaz

    The announcement failed to indicate whether it is a radio broadcast or a television broadcast and where it can be heard or seen in the U.S.

  • ZaraMart-kippot

    It is about time that we begin to use all the media in order to strengthen the position of Israel in the world.
    Israel was never so unpopular. Something has to be done!
    Shana Tova and Peace

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment marjorie

    This news is so exciting. It is very difficult to find news from Israel and those of us who support the Apple of God’s Eye, not just in Israel proper but those Jews around the world. Will be anticipating more news on this important daily service; will it be TV, radio, will we have to pay extra for this privilege, etc. Love ya, MO’

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Christina Goemaat

    How can I watch?

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Gerald Pollack

    Will I be able to view Jewish News 1 on my TV here in Delray Beach, Florida or is this only radio?
    Thank you for a prompt reply

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment johncowan

    this is wonderfull now at last parhaps a net work that des not lie.
    Now how can I get this tv network or the audio via radio without subscribing to cable, (that is over the air for free? )

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Gwen Jayatilaka

    This is great news. Hope you will include Malaysia in the near future. Reports about Isreal are always partial.

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