The only barriers Israel builds are to protect innocent people from terrorists. It is the Israeli athletes who bring their country’s spirit of peace, respect and tolerance to the Olympics.
Gavin Gross, a New York native who now lives in Israel, is a former director of public affairs at the British Zionist Federation, and is a member of HonestReporting’s Israeli amutah (non-profit governing committee). Anyone who has visited or studied Israel knows that it can be a very tempestuous and argumentative place, with a wide range…
UPDATE The Jerusalem Post fact-checked Tablet and Reuters on whether or not the Palestinians have Olympic-sized swimming pools by sending reporters to the West Bank to get a first-hand look. Highlighting a problem with Palestinian sources, the Post writes: All claimed to be the “largest in the West Bank.” All claimed to be used regularly…
“Italian journalist” Michele Monni was actually working for the Lebanese terror group, Hezbollah.
Turning terrorists into victims, and victims into attackers, serves to encourage and embolden would-be terrorists everywhere.
I’m glad to see that the New York Times took a special, in-depth look at the victims of terror with a humanizing interactive feature. Gruesome terror attacks in far-flung places around the world are becoming increasingly common. Mass casualties counts are mere stats. The news cycle moves on before many of the dead are even…
Former South African diplomat Ismail Coovadia launches a vicious attack on Israel in the Pretoria News, including support for terrorism and BDS.
Newsweek’s Jack Moore Moore single’s out Israel on African refugee crisis.
Australian SBS Dateline explores Gaza yet fails to include vital context.
The New York Times makes a minor yet important edit following a request from HonestReporting.