Why was Matisyahu singled out by the BDS movement? Was it because he is an Israeli settler? No. Was it because he is an Israeli? No. He lives in America and was singled out because he is a Jew who supports Israel. That’s because the real aim of the BDS movement are not to create…
The situation in Gaza is indeed complex and there are many sources for the problems there. But the media have an obligation to try and show all facets of life lest readers believe that the images they are seeing represent the entire area.
We have documented many cases of the media, especially the New York Times, using headlines that make Israeli military responses look like unprovoked aggression. Whether Israel is responding to terrorism or rocket fire, the response usually gets the coverage that it absent on the initial act. Our presentation, It All Started When Israel Fired Back, is as valid today as when we first published it 3 years ago.
The horrendous murders of one year old Ali Dawabsha and 16 year old Shira Banki were committed by individuals who do not represent Israel in any way. They are terrorist crimes, no less than others that Israel has unfortunately experienced throughout its history.
An Op-Ed in the New York Times claims that Israelis don’t care about the brutal murders of an eighteen month old Palestinian baby and a 16 year old Israeli girl.
Yarden discusses the attacks on participants in the Jerusalem Pride and Tolerance March and an Arab family. Are these the acts of a select few or the product of a “culture of hate?”
A BBC reporter cited his Jewish credentials when presenting a slanted documentary on the Jerusalem light rail, claiming it is a racist train that divides the city.
We will be filing a complaint with the BBC about these inaccurate remarks. You can join the complain by clicking here. The more people who sign on, the more weight our complaint will carry.
On this week’s show, HonestReporting’s Yarden Frankl reports on a Washington Post article about presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s call for the United States to build a southern border fence to deter Mexican migrants. The piece mentioned border fences across the world, calling Israel’s security barrier an anti-Palestinian, repressive “apartheid wall.” The New York Times ascribes political motivations to the Israeli Prime Minister’s opposition to the Iran deal. Also — did anti-Israel media coverage of the Gaza conflict feed into the massacre in Tennessee?
The BBC says Iran no longer poses a threat to Israel. Millions of Iranians chanted “death to Israel” a few days ago. Who should we believe?