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Khaled Abu Toameh

Khaled Abu Toameh

Sector : Cultural Figures , Writers

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1963
  • Age : 53
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Khaled Abu Toameh (Born 1963) is a Palestinian journalist, lecturer and documentary filmmaker.
Abu Toameh writes for The Jerusalem Post and for the New York-based Gatestone Institute, where he is a senior distinguished fellow. He is a producer and consultant for NBC News since 1989. His articles have also appeared in numerous newspapers around the world.
Khaled Abu Toameh was born to an Israeli Arab father and a Palestinian Arab mother. He grew up in the Arab-Israeli town Baqa al-Gharbiyye. He received a B.A. in English literature from the Hebrew University and lives in Jerusalem.


Achievements and Awards

Abu Toameh received the 2014 Daniel Pearl Award. Abu Toameh shared Israel Media Watch's 2010 award for media criticism with the satirical Israeli website Latma.
On 10 May 2011, Khaled Abu Toameh won the Hudson Institute Award for Courage in Journalism.
Canada's Toronto Sun columnist Salim Mansur praised Abu Toameh for his courage and knowledge of the politics of the Arab world.
Abu Toameh is the 2013 recipient of the Emet award given by the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA).
He was chosen on the Algemeiner Journal 's 2013 list of The Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life.

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