The grim appearance of Steven Sotloff’s last moments is emerging as one of the iconic images of 2014. How could it not? There’s the impassive Western man, head shaven, wearing an orange jump suit. There’s the menacing looking man in black — one hand holds the captive by the scruff of the neck, the other hand holds…
Anti-Semitism & intimidation on campus.
The Independent changes a headline referring to “powerful Jewish lobbies” in yet another Mira Bar Hillel attack on Israel.
The Irish Times corrects a photo caption that falsely implied that Israel is occupying Gaza.
Donald Macintyre revisits the case of Mohammed Badran whose family were mistakenly declared dead in the New Statesman.
Melanie Phillips addresses the effects of the Gaza conflict on Diaspora Jewry and calls for a new strategy to present Israel’s case.
The Independent’s paparazzi story on Angelina Jolie’s wedding to Brad Pitt implies that Jon Voight was not invited due to his pro-Israel views.
We know of a few examples from the IDF of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) facilities being used to store weapons and launch rockets at Israel. This UN agency oversees Palestinian refugee camps — everything from schools and medical clinics, to camp infrastructure. According to its web site, the agency’s 2014-2015 budget is $1.4 billion,…
What does it say about both Time magazine and the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office that a “no-comment” on rumors (rumors!) couldn’t be attributed to anyone by name? Is there any explanation for this absurd moment in anonymous sources? A senior Israeli official reached by TIME says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office is declining to comment on the…
Former AP correspondent Matti Friedman gives an insider view on how and why the media get it so wrong on Israel and why the bias matters.