Isabel Kershner

Isabel Kershner

@IKershner

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Correspondent in Jerusalem for The New York Times, living on the seam. Manchester born and bred. Nuf said. Tweets are not endorsements. Be kind, be well.

Joined on March 19, 2013
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The decades-old legal battle over the fate of a few dozen Palestinians, which Israel dismisses as a real estate dispute, is emblematic of a wider effort to remove Palestinians from strategic areas in East Jerusalem @PatrickKingsley https://t.co/5AztkCKpQ7

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Yair Lapid’s entry to the spotlight is the latest twist in Israel's two-year political stalemate. The centrist opposition leader has a month to try to form a new government that would unseat PM Benjamin Netanyahu. by @PatrickKingsley https://t.co/dy3WNhq7mE

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A week before the annual Jewish pilgrimage to Mount Meron, officials from six government departments, agreed on a plan to limit attendance to just 3,000 pilgrims at a time. it did not happen. Great investigative reporting by @PatrickKingsley and @IKershner https://t.co/v7c7okJxRz

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A NYT scooplet on a crowd-control plan that could have averted the deadly crush. None of the 6 government departments that devised the plan would take responsibility for enforcing it. @PatrickKingsley @IKershner https://t.co/UgMHCjMmi3

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Just before the deadline at midnight, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel informed President Rivlin that he had failed to form a new government. Who or what comes next? https://t.co/UFG87iRH4q

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Time and again, across decades and governments, officials, ombudsmen, politicians and rabbis have tried to sound the alarm over safety issues at Mt. Meron. Many ultra-Orthodox believers viewed the tragedy as an act of God. @PatrickKingsley https://t.co/3MKqAsT3rr

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Blame game in full swing @PatrickKingsley @IKershner Israeli Officials Had a Plan to Prevent Tragedy at Mt. Meron. It Was Ignored. https://t.co/ouQUMMII3x

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Israel's PM Netanyahu, desperate to form a government before a Tuesday midnight deadline, offered an old rival the first year in office. The rival rebuffed him. https://t.co/EnNxNnCRlb

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The Mount Meron disaster was foreshadowed for years in warnings by local politicians, journalists and ombudsmen that the site had become a death trap. by @PatrickKingsley https://t.co/1FFxn2sIMS

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The man beneath Avraham Nivin was already limp and lifeless The men above him were thrashing and flailing The men to his sides were screaming for help and struggling to breathe And crushed in the middle was Mr. Nivin himself Our report from Mt Meron https://t.co/oeYIUT0yyT

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As the death toll climbed on Friday morning, questions arose about poor planning and possible negligence. @IKershner @EricNagourney @mikeives Stampede at Israel Religious Celebration Kills at Least 44 https://t.co/SDAZId5Hih

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A Jewish religious celebration turned into a scene of horror when the crush in a narrow passageway at Mount Meron in the Galilee, northern Israel, turned into a "human avalanche," killing at least 44 https://t.co/WR0cOLsgFQ

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Abbas calls this excuse "unacceptable nonsense." "Okay, so what about Netanyahu? He's still around, may he live long," Abbas says. "He's still the head of government, and he'll bring 5th and 6th and 7th elections until he stays the head of government." >>>

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The Forward is publishing a range of opinions debating the HRW report, including this one by my hubby, author of the searing memoir “Let Me Create a Paradise, God Said to Himself: A Journey of Conscience from Johannesburg to Jerusalem.” https://t.co/zR9dOPxWfM via @jdforward

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The charge of apartheid has long floated around Israeli political discourse as a threat made by liberals of what Israel would become if it did not allow for a separate Palestinian state. Some rights groups say that future is already here @PatrickKingsley https://t.co/XWWMqZDFTn

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"I’m sitting in my apartment waiting to catch the disease." Devastating description of India's Covid crisis by @gettleman https://t.co/9CqZY983oj

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During Jerusalem's long night of clashes, video clips circulated on social media showing scenes of mob violence. Palestinians fiercely beat a Jewish driver and set his car on fire. Jewish youths stoned a Palestinian home while children cried inside. https://t.co/oQRzW4oN8D

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Fear, suspicion and another mysterious death rattle Iran @NYTBen @farnazfassihi @ronenbergman https://t.co/Odmaw61h3a

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