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Jerusalem Through the Lens of the New York Times

Jerusalem Through the Lens of the New York Times

UPDATE: The Times has published a letter by Jodi Magness, one of the historians cited in their article. She writes to clarify that there is NO DEBATE among scholars that the temples were located on the Temple Mount and most likely where the Dome of the Rock now stands. She says: I know of no

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Why I’m Calling It an Intifada

It’s true that journalism is the first draft of history. And it’s also true that it takes some distance in time before we can look at events and place them in a proper historical context. But it’s also true that journalism has a responsibility to put developments into a meaningful context for readers. Here. Now.

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Is the PLO Dictating AP Content?

The world’s leading wire service, the Associated Press, can’t seem to name a flashpoint holy site revered by millions of Jews, Christians, and Muslims around the world. What gives? Last November, the PLO warned foreign reporters not to use the words “Temple Mount” when referring to the Jerusalem esplanade that houses the Al-Aqsa mosque and

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