Author Archives: Pesach Benson

A Year of Biased Reporting: Why the New York Times Won

A Year of Biased Reporting: Why the New York Times Won

After bludgeoning Israel, the NYT wins the Dishonest Reporting Award.

Israeli Journos Kicked Out of Bethlehem

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Goodwill to men took a hit in Bethlehem on Christmas when the PA expelled Israeli journalists covering the holiday celebrations. The anti-normalization campaign (which dominates Palestinian journalists) struck again. The Jerusalem

NBC Caves In to PLO Pressure

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. John Kerry will reportedly present a framework peace agreement to Israeli and Palestinian negotiators by December 31. According to Maan News: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas informed the Arab League

Bus Bomb Disaster Averted

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories BREAKING NEWS: As today’s roundup went to press, a bomb exploded on a Bat Yam bus. Alert passengers noticed the suspicious object and evacuated the bus before the bomb went off.

Fallout Continues From ASA Boycott

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. The PA said it’s willing to extend peace talks with Israel beyond the originally agreed-upon nine-month deadline — provided there’s a framework agreement in place. YNet points out: The comments

Morsi to Be Tried for Conspiring with Hamas, Hezbollah

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. As today’s roundup went to press, news broke that Egypt plans to put Mohammed Morsi on trial for terror, espionage, and conspiring with Hamas and Hezbollah. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards are

Abbas Denounces Boycotting Israel

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. The American Studies Association voted to boycott Israeli academics. I was especially impressed with the Chronicle of Higher Education‘s insightful coverage of the vote, what it means, and what’s next.

IDF Soldier Shot Dead By Lebanese Sniper

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. A Lebanese army soldier shot and killed an IDF soldier near a border post at Rosh HaNikra. The fallen soldier, 31-year-old Master Sgt. Shlomi Cohen, from Afula, succumbed to his wounds

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