Pro-BDS movements on college campuses have been pushing Jewish students to the margins for a while, sometimes through threats of violence and intimidation. But it took one dramatic incident on a major American campus to push the issue of campus anti-Semitism to the media mainstream. The incident took place in the middle of February. A…
HonestReporting’s Yarden Frankl joins VOI’s Josh Hasten in-studio discussing a rude Irish tweet, a NYT column slamming settlers, and a Robert Fisk diatribe.
Since when was being located there a prerequisite for criticizing a country? It is for The Independent when Madonna criticized French anti-Semitism.
One of the most insidious elements of the BDS strategy is the call for cultural boycott. It harms Israel’s image to be excluded from cultural events across the world, and it harms individual Israeli artists, writers, and others when they are treated as pariahs by people who claim to oppose only Israeli policy. But what…
The Guardian erroneously refers to Israel’s security barrier as “electrified” rather than the non-lethal “electronic.”
Writing in the Irish Times, extremist Israel hater Eamonn McCaan makes a false equivalence between Zionism and anti-Semitism.
Irish Times journalist Kitty Holland responds to criticism on Twitter stating she is “Not interacting with Zionists anymore.”
HonestReporting’s Yarden Frankl joins Josh Hasten in-studio to discuss press reports that Israel has opened up dams, in order to flood the Gaza Strip. The problem with this? No such dams exist in southern Israel, yet the story is making waves on the Internet.
The New York Times Jerusalem Bureau Chief Jodi Rudoren was recently the guest of a Voice of Israel radio show. Host Josh Hasten asked her about criticism she has received that the Times’ coverage of Israel was biased. Her response was that media watchdog groups were not really basing their criticisms on objective standards. Rather,…
Despite accusations Israel opened dams to flood Gaza being proven a lie, the Daily Mail amends its article with equal “balance” to the lie and the truth.