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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.


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...

February 13, 2017 11:39 am

New York Times Claims ‘Suckling Pig’ Restaurant Celebrates Jewish, Muslim Influence

Just days after touting Senator Charles Schumer’s “compelling” recipe for a pork-based meatloaf, the New York Times is at it again, pushing pig meat on...

February 10, 2017 4:42 am

Trump State Department Document Recognizes Jerusalem as Israeli; New York Times Ignores It

The Trump administration, breaking with Obama administration precedent, has issued an official State Department document recognizing Jerusalem as part of Israel. And the New York Times,...

February 8, 2017 6:53 pm

New York Times Touts Senator Schumer’s Recipe for Pork Meatloaf

The New York Times is touting Senator Charles Schumer’s recipe for “a meatloaf of beef, veal and pork surrounded by pieces of barbecued chicken.” The front page of...

February 3, 2017 2:29 pm

New York Times Offers ‘Alternative Facts’ On Iran Missile Test

A New York Times editorial headlined “New Tensions With Iran” discusses a recent Iranian missile test and the Trump administration’s response to it. The editorial...

February 2, 2017 9:15 pm

New York Times Defiantly Cranks Its Anti-Israel Bias Into High Gear

A reliable indicator of anti-Israel bias at the New York Times comes in the adverbs and adjectives that the newspaper hurls at the Jewish state...

February 1, 2017 9:24 am

Amid Trump Turmoil, the New York Times Insists That World Focus Is on Israeli Settlements

“The whole world is watching” is a phrase that has been chanted by protesters since at least the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Now, the...

January 24, 2017 3:39 pm

New York Times Israel Coverage Is Literally Worse Than Al Jazeera’s

Just how bad is the New York Times coverage of Israel these days? How about this for an answer: worse than Al Jazeera. “Plan approved for...

January 24, 2017 3:09 am

New York Times’s New Jerusalem Bureau Chief Passes Along Embassy ‘Speculation’

The newly arrived New York Times bureau chief in Jerusalem, Ian Fisher, has a dispatch reporting: The Israeli news media was filled with speculation on Sunday...

January 22, 2017 7:28 am

Will ‘Fewer Editors’ Improve New York Times Coverage of Jewish News?

The top editors of the New York Times came out with a memo promising newsroom budget cuts and “fewer editors.” The Times also issued a report...

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,...


Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...


International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...


Texas Pre-School Fires Teacher Suspended Over ‘Kill Some Jews’ Social M...

A pre-school teacher in Texas who was discovered to have encouraged social media followers to "kill some Jews" has now been...


IDF Soldier Handed 18-Month Prison Sentence for Killing Neutralized Palesti... - Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Elor Azaria, convicted on manslaughter charges for shooting and killing an incapacitated terrorist...

Middle East

Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei Calls for New Palestinian Intifada Against ... - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on the Palestinians to start another violent intifada against Israel, claiming the country's government...