Author Archives: Simon Plosker

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Sky News: It All Started When Israel Went Looking for its Boys

Sky News: It All Started When Israel Went Looking for its Boys

Possibly some of the most cynical and downright ugly reporting on the kidnapping of three Israeli teens has come from Sky News. First the headline: So according to this logic, it isn’t the kidnapping of Eyal Yifrach, Gil-ad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel that has sparked this crisis but Israel’s response. It all started when Israel went

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Hamas, the “Political Organization”

The Daily Mail could be commended for publishing a photo essay exposing Palestinian children being put through military training at a Hamas-run summer camp. However, despite the photos showing the obvious military side to Hamas’s activities, this is how Hamas is described in some of the captions: Hamas, a Palestinian political group which is considered

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Media Double Whammy for BDS

Following the successful Rolling Stones concert in Tel Aviv, it’s not been a great week for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. And now it’s just got worse as critical opinion pieces against BDS appear in the New York Times and Daily Telegraph on the same day. In the New York Times, Roger Cohen

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Financial Times Whitewashes Brussels Anti-Semitism

The arrest of the alleged perpetrator of the shooting attack on the Brussels Jewish Museum has raised the specter of European jihadists returning from Syria and carrying out similar attacks on the continent. The capture of French national Mehdi Nemmouche has also confirmed the anti-Semitic intent of the attack. The Times of Israel reports that the

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