As a wave of Palestinian terror continues to escalate, some media have joined in the assault on Israelis.
Today’s Top Stories 1. YNet: Palestinian youths, some as young as nine, rioted in eastern Jerusalem after Israel demolished the home of Abdel-Rahman Shaloudi, who plowed his car into a Jerusalem light rail station. The youths burnt tires, blocking the entrance to Shuafat, and threw stones at the police checkpoint. A number of children aged…
An emerging narrative about the current outbreak of Palestinian violence – which now includes a massacre of Jewish worshipers in a Jerusalem synagogue – is that it’s all part of a “cycle of violence.” “A new cycle of violence has started, with no prospect of an end in the foreseeable future,” proclaims The Independent in…
The BBC’s Yolande Knell reports from Gaza, omitting vital context, while imbuing Israelis with a particular malevolence.
Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Chris Doyle portrays kidnapping-supporting Hamas as a key to a peace that Israel is trying to destroy.
The Christian Science Monitor misunderstands when it portrays Israel as participating in a “cycle of revenge killings” in response to three teens’ murder.
The Irish Times falsely depicts a “cycle of violence” despite Israel responding to the murder of three teens by Hamas terrorists.
While its actual article doesn’t employ such terminology, the Financial Times’ subhead on its Middle East news page raises some eyebrows: “Tit-for-tat” expresses a false moral equivalence between Palestinian terrorists initiating the firing of rockets towards Israeli civilian targets and Israeli counter-measures to protect its civilians. Suspiciously similar to the all too familiar “cycle of…
Once again, it all started when Israel fired back.
“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?”