Tag Archives: West Bank

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Guardian’s “Mandatory Red Roofs” is Nonsense

Guardian’s “Mandatory Red Roofs” is Nonsense

In an article about controversial Israeli architect Eyal Weizman, The Guardian let loose a real whopper of an accusation against Israel. According to the story, the tiled roofs so common to Jewish homes in the West Bank are actually “mandatory red roofs so that on flyovers the Israeli army know not to target them.” Mandatory? Flyovers?

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An Apologist for Hamas in the Telegraph

Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Chris Doyle portrays kidnapping-supporting Hamas as a key to a peace that Israel is trying to destroy.

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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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Three Murdered Teens: Irish Times’ “Cycle of Violence”

The Irish Times falsely depicts a “cycle of violence” despite Israel responding to the murder of three teens by Hamas terrorists.

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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.

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“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

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For the New York Times, it’s the Palestinians who are Suffering

Three Israeli boys have been kidnapped yet the New York Times is still more concerned with Palestinian “suffering.” It’s only been a few days since the IDF launched a major operation to find the three kidnapped Israeli teens Eyal Yifrach, 19, Naftali Frankel, 16, and Gil-ad Shaar, 16. Judging from Jodi Rudoren’s report for the New

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More Evidence of Anti-Israel Editorial Agenda at The Independent

Only last month HonestReporting critiqued a piece by Lizzie Dearden, a self-described “online journalist” for The Independent. Lizzie’s articles are written, not at the scene of the story, but from her home base, presumably in the UK. In the course of correspondence with Dearden, she acknowledged that her editor was the one who had commissioned

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Three Teens Kidnapped, Professional Reporting Goes “Missing”

Some more deficient reporting on the kidnapping of three Israeli teens. This from Canadian CTV News:   Apparently, according to the headline, the three teens are simply “missing” as if they had simply taken a wrong turn on the way home. As for the accompanying photo, what is appropriate about illustrating the story of the

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