Pro-Israel Blog-Off: First Semi Final

Here are the submissions for the first Semi Final of the 2011 Pro-Israel Blog-Off.

Please click on each of the links to view them, and then vote for your favorite one in the poll.

You may only vote once (I will be monitoring the voting logs, so any irregularities will be dealt with).

Voting closes Sunday May 22nd 11:59PM Israel time.

The final results (based on the reader votes and judges’ score) will be posted early next week.

Good luck!

Elder of Ziyon: This is Zionism

CIF Watch: On Non-Israeli Privilege

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Which Is The Best Pro-Israel Post?

  • This is Zionism (53%, 186 Votes)
  • On Non-Israeli Privilege (47%, 176 Votes)

Total Voters: 354

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An Aussie immigrant to Israel, Aussie Dave is founder and managing editor of Israellycool, one of the world's most popular pro-Israel blogs (and the one you are currently reading) He is a happy family man, and a lover of steak, Australian sports and girlie drinks

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  • rafrafUk

    This is getting seriously hard to vote now! Two posts so different but so good !

    • the_Choice

      Exactly, kinda hard

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  • Adam Levick

    Just for the record, and as anyone who knows me already knows, I am a huge fan of Elder. More broadly, the great thing about this contest is that it is a competition among those who share the same values. We all love Israel and work everyday to defend the Jewish state from the relentless assaults on her very legitimacy. We are a community in every sense of the word, and I'm proud to be part of it.

    • http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com Elder

      Right back atcha, Adam.

      CiFWatch rocks and is the most influential blog out there on the topic of anti-Israel media bias, and one that makes a real difference even outside the blogosphere.

      And that is the real goal – not to be an echo chamber but to bring our side of the story to the rest of the world, something that CiFWatch excels in. (Making reporters and editors at The Guardian squirm is just an added bonus!)

      This has been a fun round, and I want to thank Aussie Dave again for this great idea.

      • http://www.israellycool.com/ israellycool

        And thank you guys for embracing the contest and being such great sports.

        I hope whatever happens, you both get many, many new readers. You both deserve it.

  • The Rat

    Though both of these are worthy, I've got to go with the Elder, if for no other reason than the influence of these posters on the world beyond the blogoshere – which is the ultimate goal of Hasbara.

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  • http://twitter.com/dendrotoxin @dendrotoxin

    Too close to call. It's a win-win situation however :)

  • Zedy

    Had to go with Elder, sorry CifWatch!

    For the UK, CifWatch is undoubtedly the best and most important pro-Israel blog – the Guardian goes places no other British paper will go, and the influence of CifWatch is integral in leading the UK battle against the lies against Israel – I hope you guys continue to do what you're doing, you don't need to change a thing, and hopefully you will get more and more recognition and success from it.

    But I chose Elder because of a couple of things. First, all the news stories that are only reported in the Arabic press, it really gives us a picture of what we're up against, and is a very important tool for getting our case across.
    Second, the posters. They are genius and have been used in rallies globally. Pictures are often much more powerful than words.

    I'm not sure what the reward is for the winner, but imo CifWatch and Elder are by far the two best pro-Israel blogs there are, so I hope both get the benefits from this competition.

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  • Chayma100

    Cif Watch monitors the Guardian's anti Israel coverage?

    The Guardian is growing in popularity in the USA. It's the world's foremost opinion shaping media.

    The Guardian embarking on significant U.S. expansion http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thecutline/20110328

  • Ben Laden

    Too bad you didn't include DoubleTapper! His posts are the best!

    • http://www.israellycool.com/ israellycool

      You mean too bad he didn't enter the contest?

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