Tag Archives: The Economist


Jordan-PA Friction Over Temple Mount Surveillance

Jordan-PA Friction Over Temple Mount Surveillance

Today’s Top Stories 1. There’s Jordanian-Palestinian friction over the plan to install 24/7 surveillance cameras on the Temple Mount and live stream the footage on the Internet. After PA Foreign Minister Riad Malki called the proposal, “a new trap by the Israelis,” Jordanian politicians and pundits slammed the PA. Meanwhile, NPR‘s Emily Harris sheds more


“Three Young Jewish Settlers”

To most Israelis (not withstanding certain Israeli-Arab MKs) and Jews, Naftali Fraenkel, Gil­-ad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach are our own children. It matters not where they studied, their level of religiosity, their political views or where they lived. But for some in the media, the defining element is the three teens’ connection to “settlements” that appears to be more important


The Economist Finally Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Cartoon

We still haven’t had a response from The Economist’s Editor-in-Chief John Mickelthwait. This after contacting him asking for his magazine to adopt recognized working definitions of anti-Semitism and drawing attention to the 30,000 of you who signed our petition in support.     We pointed out why a cartoon implying that Jews control the U.S. Congress

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Following Up on the Dishonest Reporting Awards

Comments and the roar of the crowd after announcing the New York Times won the 2013 Dishonest Reporting Award and other runners up. 1. The danger of forgetting that not everyone knows the nickname you’re talking about. From: . . .@. . .com Date: Thu, Dec 26, 2013 Subj: Re: A Year of Biased Reporting: