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Ira Stoll is the author of JFK, Conservative, published on October 15 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. He was managing editor of the Forward and North American editor of the Jerusalem Post.


August 16, 2018 1:36 pm

Tale of Two Obituaries Shows New York Times Tilt

Two Jewish women recently died. One was a prominent, widely respected American Zionist leader who was the first woman to serve as president of the Council...

August 14, 2018 4:33 pm

New York Times Suddenly Elevates Ronald Lauder To Sulzberger-Level Sage

For the past 30 years, The New York Times has been dismissive and condescending toward Ronald Lauder. Now, all of a sudden, he’s the newspaper’s...

August 10, 2018 5:06 pm

What The New York Times Isn’t Telling You About Gaza

Sometimes a single sentence in a New York Times article about Israel tells a whole story. Take, for example, this gem from a dispatch from Jerusalem...

August 9, 2018 5:22 pm

Brooklyn ‘Bean Pie’ Mosque Resurfaces In New Mexico Compound Investigation

When the New York Times devoted 11 paragraphs and three photos to a promotional article about a Brooklyn bean pie bakery, I faulted the Times...

August 8, 2018 9:06 am

New York Times Recycles a Ben-Gurion Myth

As press criticism goes, it rarely gets better than the two-stage demolition by Martin Kramer of a recent frontpage New York Times column by Max...

July 31, 2018 5:25 pm

Latest New York Times Assault on Israel’s Nation-State Law Revives ‘Zionism Is Racism’ Smear

Having already published two front-page stories (one, two) and an op-ed criticizing Israel for having passed a law defining itself as the national home of...

July 27, 2018 11:40 am

The New York Times Slaps ‘Apartheid’ Label on Israel

After two (one, two) negative front-page articles about Israel’s new nation-state law, The New York Times is escalating its offensive by publishing an op-ed piece claiming...

July 26, 2018 4:54 pm

New York Times Picks Clicks Over Quality. Other Papers May Follow

With his latest front-page attack on Israel, Max Fisher may have clinched the dubious distinction of being The New York Times columnist most predictably hostile...

July 24, 2018 2:42 pm

New York Times Issues Yet Another Correction to a Jewish-Related Story

Zoe Greenberg, the intrepid New York Times reporter last seen here pushing a phony story about “When Jewish Parents Decide Not To Circumcise,” is at...

July 22, 2018 11:51 am

New York Times Loses It Over Israel’s ‘Incendiary’ Nation-State Law

Of the many virtues of the Israeli parliament passing a law declaring Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people, not least is the entertainment...

July 12, 2018 4:16 pm

New York Times Chief Dance Critic Joins BDS Protesters Denouncing Israeli Performers

Sometimes the clearest examples of the anti-Israel tilt of The New York Times come not in the news columns but in the arts section. The latest...

July 6, 2018 3:17 pm

Israel Finding New Ways to Make Its Case to the American Left

BOSTON -- The conventional wisdom about the US-Israel relationship in recent years is that if Israel has strong support on the political right and among...

July 3, 2018 4:02 pm

New York Times Marvels at German Hostility to BDS Movement

How anti-Israel is The New York Times? More anti-Israel than many German politicians, at least to judge by a recent Times arts section story marveling...

June 27, 2018 5:21 pm

New York Times Caught Flat-Footed in Upset of Congressman by Israel Critic

The New York Times is being criticized for missing the story about the upset defeat of a veteran New York City congressman by a 28-year-old...


Iranians Furious at Regime as Economy Teeters on the Brink - Thousands of Iranian citizens have been protesting across the country, including in major cities such as Tehran, Karaj,...

Israeli Hospitals Drill the Transition from ‘Routine to War’ - Under the expert guidance of IDF Home Front Command, Israeli hospitals across the country are shoring up their...


US Redirects Syria Funds, Emphasizes It Is Not Withdrawing

The US State Department said on Friday it will redirect $230 million in frozen funding away from Syria and emphasized that the move did not signal a retreat by Washington...


Israeli Police: Shooting of Jerusalem Stabber Justified, Prevented Further ...

The Israeli Police ardently defended their officers for shooting an Israeli-Arab man who attempted to attack them in Jerusalem's Old...

Middle East

Flourishing Trade Between Israel and Arab States ‘a Glimpse’ of...

Far from being targeted for "boycotts, divestment and sanctions," Israel's trade with its Middle Eastern neighbors is in fact blossoming, a...