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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.


October 10, 2017 4:35 pm

New York Times Touts Jewish Role in ‘the Promise of Muslim Communism’

The Wall Street Journal’s James Taranto, in his “Best of the Web” column, used to have a running category called “Questions Nobody Is Asking.” It is...

October 8, 2017 11:43 am

New York Times Claims Jew’s Conversion to Christianity Was ‘Widely Praised’

The New York Times uses an arts section brief about an auction of the Declaration of Independence to inform its readers that the conversion of...

October 4, 2017 2:25 pm

Subtly Misleading New York Times Writes of ‘the Israeli Conflict’

A New York Times interview with an art collector veers onto sensitive ground with a reference to “the Israeli conflict.” The full passage is from an...

September 28, 2017 4:45 pm

Sorry New York Times, You Actually DO Have to Be Jewish to Celebrate Rosh Hashana

Bari Weiss is one of my favorite New York Times editorial staffers, which isn’t necessarily saying much, but does say something. I hope saying it...

September 26, 2017 4:57 pm

New York Times Blunders Again on Jewish Literacy

The New York Times has managed yet another blunder in basic Jewish literacy. The latest offense comes in an otherwise interesting and so far as I...

September 25, 2017 5:29 pm

New York Times Whitewashes Iraq’s History of Killing Jews

A New York Times article about Israel’s support for Kurdish independence gives readers a false impression about how Jews were treated in Iraq. The Times news...

September 24, 2017 11:46 am

New York Times Column Ignores Rabbi Sacks Role in Trinity School Overhaul

A British rabbi, Jonathan Sacks, has inspired the head of one of Manhattan’s oldest, fanciest, and best historically Christian private schools to overhaul its school...

September 19, 2017 4:22 pm

For Comment on Holocaust Museum, New York Times Turns to Anti-Israel Activist

The New York Times finally tackled the issue of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s report analyzing whether America could have prevented the genocide and refugee...

September 13, 2017 10:16 am

New York Times Reporter, Flooded by Harvey, Seeks ‘Solace’ at Synagogue

A New York Times journalist whose house was flooded by Hurricane Harvey went to synagogue after the storm “to find some solace,” he said in a first-person...

September 10, 2017 8:43 pm

New York Times Columnist Recycles Advice From James ‘[Expletive Deleted] the Jews’ Baker

New York Times columnist Roger Cohen’s Rosh Hashana present to the Jewish state is a column that violates his Times colleague Bret Stephens’ recent rules...

September 7, 2017 4:43 pm

New York Times Likens Israel to North Korea

A New York Times column likens Israel to the brutal dictatorship of North Korea. In his foreign policy column “The Interpreter,” New York Times staffer Max...

September 4, 2017 1:41 pm

New York Times Review Hails Book Accusing US of ‘Blind,’ ‘Fanatical’ Support of Israel

The latest issue of the New York Times Book Review devotes its entire front page (and most of a second page inside) to a glowing...

August 23, 2017 4:25 pm

New York Times Publishes Paean to ‘Klinghoffer’ Opera Author

If there was any remaining doubt that the New York Times is biased specifically against traditional Judaism and not merely against all religions, the Times’...

August 21, 2017 2:07 pm

New York Times Blames the Jews for Donald Trump

The New York Times is blaming the Jews for Donald Trump. That’s what I took away from two pieces in the newspaper over the weekend. The first...


From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’ - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is...


Well-Known British White Supremacist Reveals His Homosexuality, Jewish Heri...

A well-known British white supremacist revealed in an interview aired by Channel 4 on Tuesday that he was gay and...


New Report Shows Hezbollah Used Prominent Bank in War-Ravaged DR Congo to F...

Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed Shia terrorist group in Lebanon, has been using a bank with close ties to the president of...

Middle East

US ‘Helping Iran Conquer Kirkuk,’ Kurdish Military Official Tel...

A representative of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces told an Israeli media outlet on Tuesday that "all our friends have abandoned us" and blamed the...