Author Archives: Yarden Frankl

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Medical Care for Terrorists

The press has been abuzz recently with stories like this about the Palestinian security prisoner who died in an Israeli prison of throat cancer. While the media have spent a lot of time quoting Palestinian officials who have condemned Israel for his death and detailing Palestinian anger over his passing, a few important issues are

The New York Times Journalistic Backfire

The New York Times can be both factual and misleading at the same time. Take the article, “Obama Shows Talent for Arm-Twisting, and Raises Hopes on Peace Effort.” The article explains: When he took office, Mr. Obama wanted to claim the mantle of peacemaker himself. But then his demand that Israel halt construction of Jewish

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New York Times Complicates Jerusalem Issue

In a front page story on the eve of President Obama’s visit to Israel, NYT Bureau Chief Jodi Rudoren writes that a small number of Jews buying apartments in predominantly Arab Jerusalem neighborhoods is “complicating” the Jerusalem issue. Rudoren admits that these apartments are privately financed and not part of an Israeli government initiative. So

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