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Christian Science Monitor: Israel in a “Cycle of Revenge Killings”

Christian Science Monitor: Israel in a “Cycle of Revenge Killings”

The Christian Science Monitor misunderstands when it portrays Israel as participating in a “cycle of revenge killings” in response to three teens’ murder.

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Israel Grieves for Three Murdered Teens, Media Makes a Mess

As Israel grieves for the loss of three teens murdered by Hamas terrorists, we expose some of the media’s worst reporting.

Kidnapping of Israeli Teens: Accurate Media Coverage?

Video: Kidnapping of Israeli Teens: Accurate Media Coverage?

While the real story is about three Israeli high schoolers who were abducted by the terrorist group Hamas, many in the media prefer to make the story about the settlements. Others ask why they were hitchhiking anyway, as if to blame the victims for the crime. Image: CC BY-SA HonestReporting, flickr/dhannah

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Misinformed Moderation: He Was Thrown Under a Bus

I’m impressed with the papal initiative, inviting Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas to a prayer summit. I’d like to believe that something good will come from it, even if I’m not sure what it is. A tragically misinformed Christian Science Monitor staff-ed tried to make a similar argument. I say misinformed, because the one example

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The Rot of Return

Pass the tissues. The Christian Science Monitor breaks out the violins for Palestinian refugees who want to return to the villages they fled years ago. If you’re looking for intelligent discourse on the matter, you’ll have to look elsewhere. Reporter Ben Lynfield plugs maximalist Palestinian demands that are rotten to the core. This Monitor dispatch

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Divergent Polls On Israeli Attack: It’s All in the Question

Two polls released this week indicate divergent American attitudes towards Israeli military action against Iran. First, the University of Maryland reported that only one in four Americans would favor an Israeli strike. Then, Ipsos/Reuters reported that 62 percent of Americans would favor an Israeli military strike. How’d the two polls get such massively opposite results? The Christian

No Differentiation For Dickie

Richard Silverstein claims to be a friend of Israel and publishes a blog called Tikun Olam. Instead of a cuddly fluffy “heal the world” site, his blog is popular with both anti-Zionists and anti-Semites alike, drawn to Silverstein’s mix of anti-Israel demonization and peculiar “exclusives” from unnamed and unverified sources in the intelligence community. Clearly

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