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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.


April 17, 2019 10:02 am

New York Times, in Reversal, Declares Iran Too Dangerous for Its Own Reporter

The New York Times, which earlier this year included Iran as one of the recommended destinations in its “52 Places To Go in 2019,” now...

April 12, 2019 5:52 pm

Latest New York Times Feat: Make 200,000 Palestinians Disappear

In less than two weeks, the New York Times has mysteriously made 200,000 West Bank Palestinians disappear. On March 29, the Times published a correction: “An...

April 10, 2019 2:12 pm

Victory for Netanyahu Is a Defeat for The New York Times

The victory of Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel’s election is a defeat for the New York Times. The Times threw everything it had against Netanyahu. The Times’ tone...

April 5, 2019 4:52 pm

Front-Page New York Times Antisemitism Article Is Total Nonsense

Under the print headline “Extremes of Right and Left Share Ancient Bias,” the New York Times has an above-the-fold, front-page news article about what it...

March 31, 2019 8:45 am

New York Times’ David Brooks Catches Flak for Sabbath Column

New York Times columnist David Brooks is getting some pushback after a column about the Sabbath in which he writes, “On this day the Orthodox...

March 29, 2019 2:12 pm

New York Times Corrections Column Tells a Sad Story on Israel Coverage

For a clear view of just how much trouble The New York Times has covering Israel and Jewish issues, keep an eye on the corrections...

March 22, 2019 10:54 am

‘Jewish…Sexual Harassment’ New York Times Story Sparks Complaints

A front-page New York Times-ProPublica article headlined “A Leading Jewish Philanthropist Is Accused of Sexual Harassment,” is triggering complaints. One objection is that that the Times...

March 21, 2019 8:25 am

Netanyahu Sets Trump’s White House Guest List, a New York Times Op-Ed Claims

A New York Times op-ed by Ivan Krastev asks “Why Do Central European Nationalists Love Israel So Much?” It reports, “For Central European governments, a special...

March 20, 2019 8:10 am

The New York Times ‘Editor’s Note’ on Jaffa Is Nonsense

The corrections columns of both the Saturday and Sunday print New York Times carried an unusual “editor’s note” about the history of Jaffa. It said, An article...

March 10, 2019 6:28 pm

New York Times Editorial Blames ‘Jewish Schools’ for Spreading ‘Highly Contagious’ Disease

A staff editorial of the New York Times is pushing an antisemitic trope so vile and offensive that not even Ilhan Omar has dared to...

March 7, 2019 3:32 pm

What Tom Friedman and Ilhan Omar Have in Common

New York Times opinion columnist Thomas Friedman is responding to the flap over Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar by publishing his own attack on the American...

March 5, 2019 8:57 am

New York Times Pushes Jerusalem Label on West Bank-Affiliated Scholar

A front-page New York Times article headlined “Israel’s Riddle: Is Netanyahu Irreplaceable?” refers to “Micah Goodman, a Jerusalem-based scholar” and subsequently to “Mr. Goodman, the...

March 4, 2019 9:14 am

New York Times Op-Ed Writer Faults Paper’s Israel News Coverage

How bad is New York Times coverage of Israel? So bad that not even one of the newspaper’s contributing opinion writers appears to believe it. For the...

February 27, 2019 8:17 am

New York Times Editor Defends ‘Vigorous’ Debate Over Zionism, Israel, BDS

The editorial page editor of The New York Times, James Bennet, is defending his newspaper’s decision to provide a platform for columnists advocating boycotts, divestment,...


Irish Pro-Israel Groups Condemn BDS Boycott of Eurovision Song Contest

JNS.org - Several leading Irish pro-Israel groups and leaders have signed an open letter...

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in California...

Jewish Professor and Poet Discusses His New Book of Poetry

Baruch November is a professor of English at Touro College in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in The Forward, The...


Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...


Facebook Creates Artificial Intelligence Team in Tel Aviv

Facebook has formed an artificial intelligence team in Tel Aviv, announced the company on Tuesday. The 10-person team, called “Data.AI,” will work on machine-learning “algorithms that can improve the company’s internal...


Israeli PM Netanyahu Wants to Name New Golan Community After Trump In Honor...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to name a new community in the Golan Heights after US President Donald Trump,...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Executes 37 in Connection With Terrorism, State Media Reports

Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry said on Tuesday it executed 37 people in connection with terrorism crimes, state media reported. "The death penalty was implemented... on a number of culprits for adopting extremist...