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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, 2023 4:49 pm

A Letter to The Pulitzer Prize Committee: Don’t Give Award for New York Times Yeshiva Series

KnowUs, a new project of Agudath Israel of America, has erected three Manhattan billboards and launched a website,, and a YouTube video aimed at...

January 5, 2023 9:38 am

Four Worst Ways the New York Times Slimed the Jews in 2022

It was an ugly calendar year for The New York Times in terms of coverage of issues related to Israel and Jews—so ugly that choosing...

December 27, 2022 12:28 pm

New York Times ‘Really Misses the Mark’ With Piece on Zionist-Free Zones at Berkeley Law School

A front-page New York Times news article frames an outbreak of antisemitism at the University of California, Berkeley, as a free speech issue — for...

December 21, 2022 2:30 pm

Netanyahu Hits Back Against New York Times Editorial: ‘Shamefully…Undermining Israel’s Elected Incoming Government’

The apparent incoming prime minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, is hitting back against the New York Times. A Times staff editorial, representing the newspaper’s institutional voice,...

December 13, 2022 4:46 pm

New York Times Escalates Its War on Yeshivas With New Focus on Children of Divorce

The New York Times is escalating its ongoing war against Jewish education, devoting a front-page article and two pages inside to the not-exactly-earthshattering news that...

December 9, 2022 11:04 am

Jewish Non-Readers Showing “Solidarity” With New York Times Labor Union, With Humor, Glee

Long-suffering Jewish readers and non-readers of New York Times are greeting the one-day walkout of 1,100 of the paper’s unionized staff with a classic Jewish...

December 6, 2022 8:43 am

New York Times ‘Editors’ Note’ Reels Back Gaza Fish Tale

It turns out that New York Times story blaming Israel for “devastating” Gaza’s fishing industry really was fishy. After a November 28 article in The Algemeiner...

December 5, 2022 8:39 am

In Article About Antisemitism, New York Times Skates Close Itself

This could be a new low: the New York Times actually itself flirts with antisemitic tropes in the course of reporting a front-page news article...

November 28, 2022 3:40 pm

New York Times Gaza Fish Tale Has “Important Details Missing,” Israeli Army Says

The Israel Defense Forces and a media watchdog group are pushing back against a New York Times article blaming Israel for “devastating” Gaza’s fishing industry. “There...

November 23, 2022 1:05 pm

Error-Prone New York Times Jerusalem Bureau Chief Takes on an “Ultranationalist” Israeli Politician

The New York Times’ error-prone Jerusalem bureau chief, Patrick Kingsley, has decided to fill New York Times readers in on Israeli politician Bezalel Smotrich. In doing...

November 16, 2022 12:30 pm

Where Are The Editors at The New York Times?

A problem consistently afflicting New York Times coverage of Israel and the Middle East generally is a lack of long-term perspective and historical context. A couple...

November 9, 2022 3:43 pm

Tom Friedman Column Is So Wrong It’s Funny

So wrong it’s funny. That’s one way to to describe the latest column from Tom Friedman in the New York Times, which appears under the apocalyptic...

November 3, 2022 11:26 am

‘Whitewashing a Pogrom’: Jews Assail New York Times for New Failure in Crown Heights Riot Recap

Jewish leaders are condemning as inaccurate a New York Times article describing the 1991 Crown Heights riot as turning streets into “combat zones, pitting groups...

November 2, 2022 12:53 pm

‘Bibi’ Offers Close-Up Look at Israeli Politician in Family Context

Every Jewish American home library should have at least two books by authors named Netanyahu. “Self-Portrait of a Hero,” the collection of letters by Jonathan Netanyahu,...


Three Men Accused of Conspiracy to Murder NY-Based Iranian Dissident

A US federal court unsealed murder-for-hire and money laundering charges against three members of an eastern European criminal organization who allegedly plotted the murder of a US-based Iranian dissident at...


Terror Attack in East Jerusalem Leaves At Least 7 Dead, Assailant...

i24 News - A terror attack on Friday left seven people dead and three wounded in the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood Neve Ya'akov...

Middle East

Lebanese MPs Denounce Top Prosecutor’s Moves Against Judge Probing Po...

Some 40 Lebanese lawmakers on Friday became the latest group to back the judge investigating the catastrophic 2020 Beirut port blast and call for the country's top prosecutor to...

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