Author Archives: Yarden Frankl


Case Study: Standing Up to a Movie Studio That Tried to Hide Israel

Case Study: Standing Up to a Movie Studio That Tried to Hide Israel

It started with an article in the Times of Israel about the new Zombie film World War Z. The article described how a major part of the film takes place in Israel (although it was actually filmed elsewhere.) Israel comes out quite positively in the movie. Yet within the article, one thing caught our eye.


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


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


Come to Israel: On Us!

HR’s free trip to Israel contest, sponsored by Heritage Affinity Services, will end on March 10. If you have not yet signed up, you can do so here. Contest is open to all new and current subscribers. Good luck.