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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.


January 11, 2017 6:07 am

New York Times Mourns ‘Untimely’ Death of Iranian Terrorist Kingpin

Here is a quiz: Which foreign leader did the New York Times mourn the “untimely death” of, with a staff editorial praising him as “eminence...

January 9, 2017 7:31 am

New York Times Editor Acknowledges Injecting Opinion Into Reporting Twice a Day

There are “a couple examples...every day” of New York Times editors and reporters injecting opinion into news articles, the executive editor of the New York Times,...

January 8, 2017 7:43 am

New York Times Finds News of Pro-Israel Vote in Congress Not Fit to Print

For the New York Times coverage of Jews and Jewish issues, it’s two steps forward, one step back. The executive editor of the New York Times,...

December 29, 2016 7:21 pm

New York Times’ Tom Friedman Projects His Own Sins Onto Netanyahu

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman likens Prime Minister Netanyahu to a “dog” and a “drunk” — and then, with a remarkable lack of self-awareness,...

December 28, 2016 1:04 pm

How Many Jewish Children Are Too Many for the New York Times, Obama?

In a lead, front-page news article headlined “Defying U.N., Israel Prepares to Build More Settlements,” the New York Times conveys an explanation for the United...

December 25, 2016 7:23 am

Blame the New York Times for the Disgraceful Anti-Israel UN Security Council Vote

In the aftermath of Friday’s disastrous and disgraceful UN Security Council vote condemning Israel, a competition has emerged over who deserves the blame. Prime Minister Netanyahu...

December 21, 2016 12:48 pm

Latest New York Times Smear: Zionism Is Illiberal, Antisemitic

In what seems like its never-ending quest to smear the Jewish state and its supporters, the New York Times has managed to come up with...

December 19, 2016 2:08 pm

New York Times in Full-Fledged Frothing Freakout Frenzy Over Friedman Pick

How freaked out is the New York Times over Donald Trump’s decision to nominate David Friedman as the American ambassador to Israel? Extremely, to judge by...

December 16, 2016 4:01 pm

New York Times Hurls Negative Modifiers at Trump Israel Pick, Positive Ones at Left-Wing Protesters

One of the easiest ways to detect the bias in the New York Times is to look past the subjects and verbs to the modifiers. Here,...

December 13, 2016 2:43 pm

The New York Times Recalls Its Jerusalem Bureau Chief After a Record Short Stint

Well, that was quick. Less than four full months after Peter Baker’s less-than-encouraging debut as the Jerusalem bureau chief of the New York Times, the newspaper...

December 12, 2016 7:38 am

Even a New York Times Movie Review Is a Slam-Dunk Case of Anti-Israel Bias

How ridiculously biased against Israel is the New York Times? How about this for an answer: The newspaper manages to sneak some Israel-bashing into even a...

December 8, 2016 5:01 am

‘Underhanded Tactics’ of BDS Movement Unnerve Jews on College Campuses Worldwide

At the University of Michigan, anti-Israel students erected an “apartheid wall” in a central location on campus to confront Jewish students walking to services on...

December 6, 2016 2:14 pm

Author of New York Times Magazine Jerusalem Article Signed Pro-Boycott Petition

Concern and questions are mounting as additional details emerge about an article in Sunday’s New York Times magazine highlighting what the article described as squalid...

December 2, 2016 4:09 am

A Heart-Tugging Report From a Jerusalem Refugee Camp Falls Flat With New York Times Readers

Sunday’s New York Times magazine will carry a long and heart-rending account, by a writer named Rachel Kushner, of the miserable lives of some residents...


Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a...

Why ‘Fauda’ Is One of the Best TV Shows You’ll Ever See

A show about terrorism should be explosive. Too often, stereotypical characters, cardboard dialogue and absurd plot twists turn what should be...


What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors? - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...


Palestinian-American Columbia Professor Rashid Khalidi: Pro-Israel Figures ...

Pro-Israel figures will “infest” President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, a Palestinian-American Columbia University professor and notorious critic of the Jewish state...


Ministers to Discuss Israeli Sovereignty Over Ma’ale Adumim -- Plans are underway to officially present a bill that would apply Israeli sovereignty to the large east Jerusalem settlement of Ma'ale Adumim, leaders of the Knesset's Land of Israel lobby...

Middle East

Iranian President Calls Trump’s Vow to Rip Up Nuclear Deal ‘Empty Talk... -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that US President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to dismantle the nuclear deal between Iran and world...