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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.


March 24, 2017 6:57 am

New York Times Falsely Suggests Israelis Want War With Jordan

A New York Times news article falsely suggests that Israelis oppose peace with Jordan. The article, about Jordan’s decision to release from prison the person convicted...

March 22, 2017 10:45 am

New York Times Article Denies Israeli Nationality

A brief New York Times item appears online under the headline: “Israel’s Rich Culinary Legacy Revealed in a New Film.” The article, about a documentary movie...

March 21, 2017 12:35 pm

New York Times Blog Item Acknowledges ‘Sacred’ Torah

The New York Times has acknowledged the holiness of the Torah — but in a blog item that appears unlikely to run in the print...

March 16, 2017 2:40 pm

The New York Times Moves to Hide Its Corrections From Readers

The New York Times has yet another correction today — the latest in a string of such published acknowledgments of errors — concerning a basic...

March 14, 2017 3:19 pm

New York Times Corrects Editorial About Israeli Settlements

A recent piece for the Algemeiner called out an inaccuracy in a New York Times editorial about the legality of Israel’s settlements in the West...

March 10, 2017 7:57 am

New York Times Again Inaccurately Blames Israel for ‘Toxic’ Relations With Obama

President Obama may be out of office, but the New York Times is nonetheless ramping up its efforts to revise the history of his relations...

March 8, 2017 3:47 pm

Inflammatory, Controversial New York Times Hurls Adjectives at Pro-Israel Americans

The New York Times has finally gotten worked up about a threat to national sovereignty in Europe. What is this supposed threat, according to a front-page “news”...

March 7, 2017 11:07 am

New York Times Movie Review Packs Anti-Israel Propaganda Punch

Sometimes the most telling words in New York Times coverage of Israel come not on the editorial page or the front page, but in the...

February 28, 2017 6:06 pm

Trump’s Big Achievement: Making the New York Times Care About Antisemitism

President Trump has been in office for barely a month, but he already deserves credit for at least one major accomplishment: He’s gotten the New...

February 26, 2017 7:44 am

New York Times Decries Catholic-Jewish ‘Mutual Suspicion,’ Prompting Outcry

Often the bias of the New York Times creeps in not in the main part of a news article, but in the context the newspaper...

February 24, 2017 8:45 am

New York Times Promotes Myth That Jews Oppose Organ Donation

The first paragraph of a New York Times opinion piece inaccurately portrays Judaism as opposed to organ donation. The Times article, by Ariana Tobin, an “engagement...

February 21, 2017 1:56 pm

New York Times Hypes Australia Opposition to Netanyahu Visit

Before Prime Minister Netanyahu even begins his visit to Australia, the New York Times is out with an article amplifying the voices of his critics...

February 17, 2017 3:12 am

New York Times Uses Antisemitic Imagery to Describe Israeli Academy

The New York Times has an article about Beit El, a West Bank settlement that has been supported by David Friedman, who is President Trump’s...

February 15, 2017 8:16 am

New York Times Revisits Obama-Netanyahu Relationship, Blames Israel for All Problems

Most Americans have moved on to the Trump presidency, but the New York Times seems stuck re-litigating the battles of the Obama years. Perhaps the newspaper...


Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...


As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...


UN Commission Adopts Israeli Resolution Aimed at Ending Workplace Sexual Ha...

An Israeli resolution aimed at eliminating workplace sexual harassment has been adopted by consensus by the UN Commission on the...


Anti-Israel Groups Will Not Benefit From National Service, New Law Stipulat... - The Knesset finalized a law Wednesday preventing foreign-funded organizations that operate against Israel from enjoying the benefits of Israel’s...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...