Rina Bassist

Shirel Avrahami, who started a blog about modern styles for young ultra-Orthodox women. Posted on June 13, 2017. (photo by Facebook/shirelavrahami1)

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Ultra-Orthodox fashionistas combine modesty with chic

Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017 | Rina Bassist, Contributor

Ultra-Orthodox fashion bloggers are no longer a curiosity but a real phenomenon that sweeps women across the sector.

What the world is telling Palestinians, Israelis and Trump

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 | Rina Bassist, Contributor

European diplomats believe the international attendance at the second Paris conference reflects broad support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

What's in store at Paris peace conference?

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 | Rina Bassist, Contributor

Three working groups for the Paris Middle East conference are preparing an incentive package for Israelis and Palestinians with the hope of enticing them to reopen negotiations.

Why the Rivlin-Abbas meeting didn't take place

Friday, Jun. 24, 2016 | Rina Bassist, Contributor

European Union leaders consider President Reuven Rivlin one of the only liberal voices within the Israeli right-wing camp.

Why Israel rejected Paris peace conference

Friday, Jun. 3, 2016 | Rina Bassist, Contributor

Israel had hoped that the Paris conference initiative will fade away, the way the French initiative for a UN resolution on Palestinian statehood was sidelined.

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Rina Bassist is an Israeli journalist and works on the Israel Pulse editorial team for Al-Monitor. She has been serving for many years as international correspondent for the Israel Broadcasting Authority, having been stationed in Paris, Brussels, New Orleans and Pretoria. She also contributes to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Jerusalem Post and Ynet. Prior to her journalistic career, she served as an Israeli diplomat at the post of deputy ambassador in Bogotá.

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