Author Archives: Pesach Benson

Al-Jewzeera News Channel In the Works

A Russian billionaire told a Washington conference he wants to found a Jewish version of Al-Jazeera. Alexander Mashevich said: “Every day and every hour people get negative information about Israel,” Mashkevich said at the Keren Hayesod – United Israel Appeal conference in Washington D.C. “Therefore, the most important thing is to represent Israel on an

Israel Goes Gaga Over Goldstone, Part 2

Yesterday’s stories that Judge Goldstone would help retract his UN report were too good to be true. AP quotes Goldstone straight from the horse’s mouth: Nevertheless, Goldstone said, he did not intend to seek the report’s nullification. “As appears from the Washington Post article, information subsequent to publication of the report did meet with the view that

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Israel Goes Gaga Over Goldstone

What a day. First, AP reported on the UNHRC’s reaction to Judge Goldstone’s about-face: A spokesman for the U.N. Human Rights Council said for the report to be withdrawn Goldstone would have to submit a formal request to the Geneva-based body, which he has not done. “U.N. reports are not canceled on the basis of an

5 Reasons the NY Times Spiked Goldstone’s Mea Culpa

Here are five reasons why the NY Times rejected publishing Judge Goldstone’s about-face. 5. The paper’s new motto is “All the news that’s fit to punt.” 4. Pinch Sulzberger knows that people shelling out $15.00 a month for NYT content prefer Ahmed Yousef over a retired South African Jew. 3. Bad luck: Annie Lennox was guest editor that day. 2.

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