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Newsweek’s Housing Crisis

It has now been publicly unveiled that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will have a new residence and office, a grand palace that will take several years to build and will be located in Ramallah. Many media accounts, including Newsweek, make note of the fact that with the Palestinian economy in shambles and most Palestinians

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Watchdog of the Week: Hitting Back at Columnist’s “Hard Zionists” Charge

This week’s Watchdog of the Week goes to Lydia Rivlin from London who managed to get her letter published in The Independent in response to columnist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown’s ugly opinion piece that HonestReporting recently critiqued. Lydia was a former employee of the BBC before leaving in disgust at what she describes as the “sexism and

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A Proper Headline

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.

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BDS Valencia Doubles Down on Matisyahu Hypocrisy

The BDS campaign against reggae singer Matisyahu vividly demonstrates that what starts with a boycott against Israel will end with a campaign against Jews. But instead of backing down in dignified manner, as the Rototom Sunsplash reggae festival did when it reversed its decision to cancel his performance, the BDS Pais Valencia group dug its

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BDS May Regret Getting Matisyahu Banned from Festival

UPDATE: The Rototom Sunsplash reggae festival has reversed its decision to cancel Matisyahu’s performance. It also apologized to the artist and issued a statement condemning discrimination and anti-Semitism.   If there was ever a case that showed the true face of BDS, the saga of Jewish reggae artist Matisyahu and his ouster from a music festival in

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