Nitsana Darshan-Leitner of Shurat HaDin, the Israel Law Center spoke to over 500 people at HonestReporting’s Jerusalem headquarters.
The BBC’s Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen interviews Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal.
A reporter writes that he “had little time” to examine the evidence of Hamas’ war crimes in Israel. Meanwhile, a columnist for the Independent with a history of anti-Israel bias writes that Israel is “more wicked and dangerous than Hamas.”
The Independent’s Yasmin Alibhai-Brown claims that Israel is “now more wicked and dangerous than Hamas” and praises anti-Zionist Jews who demonize Israel.
Amnesty International releases a report accusing Hamas of committing war crimes. The Independent has a hard time accepting this.
Writers who use the op-ed section as a platform to comment on current events have the right to express opinions that go in any direction. But they don’t have the right to distort or misrepresent facts to make their points. And that’s exactly what Chicago Tribune cartoonist Joe Fournier did on Tuesday in his outrageous…
In an editorial entitled Keeping Palestinians Hopes Alive, the New York Times cites the reelection of Prime Minister Netanyahu as dealing a crushing blow to peace, an end to Palestinian hopes for an independent state. The only way forward is to freeze Israel out of the process. While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dealt a grievous…
Associated Press’s Dan Perry questions whether Israel is a democracy, failing to mention that Palestinians have been denied the vote by their own leaders.
HontestReporting’s Yarden Frankl joins VOI’s Josh Hasten to discuss “media poodles,” the World Cup military strategy, and Aussie anti-Semitism.
Does incessant demonization of Israel lead to discrimination against Jews? Increasingly, the evidence seems to be pointing in that direction. Last month, a Jewish candidate for student government at UCLA was initially deemed unsuitable for the post because of her involvement in Jewish organizations. Now, a theater in Australia has refused to rent a space…