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The Price of Boycotting Israel

The Price of Boycotting Israel

The key to defeating BDS may come down to raising the price of boycotts too high for businesses and cultural centers to succumb to BDS pressure. But lately, the price has fallen to nearly nothing. Scholars for Peace in the Middle East noted that over the past month “boycotts or erasures of Israel by commercial entities

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Lessons From Another False-Photo Tweet

For our false photo tweet of the day: Pavel Ryzhevsky, a columnist for the pro-Kremlin Komsomolskaya Pravda tweeted an image purporting to show a civilian shielding his baby from an attack in the separatist-controlled city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine. Ryzhevsky dates the image as July 13, 2015. The Jerusalem Post provides a translation of

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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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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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