A non-story about building plans within Jerusalem becomes an artificially created “crisis” thanks to Peace Now and a compliant media.
The winner of the Blankfeld Award for Media Critique 2014 is Elijah Granet.
A New York Times opinion piece, published on the Jewish New Year, portrays a distorted Israeli society that silences all dissent.
The Washington Post chooses the Jewish New Year to publish an opinion piece by an academic disingenuously promoting a one-state solution.
The Guardian publishes an editorial blaming Israel for the Gaza conflict and absolving Hamas terrorism and rockets.
Today’s Top Stories 1. Israeli forces found and killed the two main Palestinian suspects behind the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teens earlier in the summer, after a several month manhunt. Marwan Kawasme and Amer Abu Aysha were both killed during an early Tuesday arrest attempt in Hebron, the IDF said in a statement. At around 3…
Today’s Top Stories 1. The Arab Spring has finally dropped on Israel’s doorstep: Israeli officials begin to ponder the degree of threat from al-Qaeda, now firmly entrenched along the Golan border. “Under the 1974 armistice agreement, the Syrian army were not allowed to be close to the border with Israel,” said the Israeli commander, who…
Signatories to an anti-Israel letter promoted by The Lancet medical journal have sympathies with white supremacist conspiracy theories.
Today’s Top Stories 1. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has suggested that the task of defeating the Islamic State could fall to Iran and the Syrian government if the U.S. was “failing miserably” in its efforts to defeat the jihadists. Coverage of this in the Daily Telegraph includes this exchange between Marco Rubio and Kerry…
Lara Marlowe “reviews” some of the most virulently anti-Israel books for the Irish Times.