UK-based Israeli academic and longtime Israel critic Avi Shlaim has weighed in on the Gaza war in the Guardian’s Comment is Free section, and predictably, he unleashed a scathing critique of Israel. To do so, however, Shlaim invokes a logic so twisted, it’s hard to believe he himself subscribes to it. For example, he insists…
A column by Paul Krugman about Obamacare caught our eye, and we wondered how it would sound with some substitutions. It’s hard to fight preconceived notions
Today’s Top Stories 1. ISIS executed freelance journalist, Steven Sotloff. Turns out he was a dual US-Israeli citizen. YNet expanded on the Israel angle: Sotloff made aliyah and studied at the IDC some 10 years ago. After his capture in Syria, it seems any connection to Israel was deleted from his online presence in a…
Jonathan Miller of the UK’s Channel 4 gives the Hamas terrorists version of events at Wafa Hospital in Gaza instead of reporting what really happened.
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 New York Times publishes an uncorroborated allegation of IDF abuse from the son of a top Hamas government official.
CNN’s one-sided presentation of the Gaza conflict continues with the video “War’s Psychological Toll on Gaza’s Kids.” The video explains the immense psychological toll the conflict has had on Palestinian children. It begins with footage of an Israeli attack on Gaza and then proceeds to discuss the impact these attacks are having on Gazan children.…
Investigative journalist Richard Behar exposes New York Times Gaza correspondent Fares Akram used an image of Yasser Arafat as his Facebook profile photo.
Time Magazine resurrects the blood libel that Israeli soldiers have been stealing Palestinian body parts.