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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 17, 2019 9:38 am

New York Times Claims Osama Bin Laden Motivated by ‘News Coverage of Displaced Palestinians’

The New York Times is suddenly and retroactively blaming Israel for motivating the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, without much evidence to support the...

February 12, 2019 11:48 am

Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Semitic Tropes Echo the New York Times

Could the intense and outraged reaction to Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s tweet be the key to reforming The New York Times’ coverage of Israel and Jewish...

February 9, 2019 11:11 pm

Presidential Candidate Warren Tackles ‘Apartheid’ in ‘Palestine’ Question

DOVER, N.H. — The Democratic presidential field campaigning in advance of the Granite State’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary will be confronted by some uncomfortable questions about Israel,...

February 7, 2019 9:36 am

New York Times Food Section Joins the Boycott-Israel Movement

The New York Times, which favors trade with Iran and Cuba, has recently been throwing its institutional weight behind the movement to boycott, divest from,...

January 31, 2019 11:12 am

New York Times News Article Whitewashes BDS Movement

The news columns of The New York Times are offering readers an inaccurate, incomplete, and misleading description of the goals of the movement to boycott,...

January 23, 2019 8:37 am

Irish Lawmakers May Punish US Tech Firms for Israel Involvement

The lower house of Ireland’s parliament may vote as soon as this week on a bill that would make it a criminal offense for Irish...

January 21, 2019 8:06 am

Foxman Denounces New York Times as ‘Biasedly Obsessed’ With Israel

The national director emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League, Abraham Foxman, is criticizing The New York Times for publishing, on the eve of Martin Luther King...

January 20, 2019 8:04 am

New York Times Columnist Cheers for Boycotting Israel

“Time to break the silence on Palestine,” is the headline over New York Times opinion columnist Michelle Alexander’s article, and a pretty good indication of...

January 17, 2019 4:53 pm

New York Times Retreats From Gaza Medic War Crime Investigation

Two and a half weeks after a front-page Sunday investigative project in which ten New York Times journalists accused Israel of “possibly a war crime,”...

January 16, 2019 5:04 am

Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi, co-founder of Tsofen, an organization...

January 10, 2019 11:52 am

New York Times Pro-Iran Tilt Outlasts Its Journalist-Guided Luxury Tours

The New York Times late last year, under pressure, said it was suspending its moneymaking “Times Journeys” journalist-guided vacation tours of the Islamic Republic of...

January 6, 2019 1:51 pm

Jew ‘Obsession’ of New York Times Undermines Its Credibility, a German Says

A “news analysis” in Sunday’s New York Times by the newspaper’s deputy Washington editor, Jonathan Weisman, predicts, as the headline puts it, “American Jews and...

January 4, 2019 11:06 am

New York Times Smears Orthodox Jews, Violating Own Policies and Promises

When I began writing for The Algemeiner, one of my first columns was about a Times article headlined “F.B.I. Questions Police Leaders Amid Inquiry Into...

January 1, 2019 11:52 am

New York Times Orders Readers to ‘Celebrate’ Election of BDS Supporter

One of the worst features of the contemporary New York Times is that it has gone beyond merely reporting the news and ventured, instead, into...


Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...


Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program? - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...


Amnesty International Campus Group Torpedoing Creation of Jewish Society at...

Jewish student leaders on Thursday blamed a campus branch of the advocacy group Amnesty International of seeking to block the establishment...


Israel’s First Lunar Lander Launched Into Space From Florida

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's first lunar lander on a mission that if successful will make the Jewish state only the fourth...

Middle East

Hezbollah Hits Back at US Criticism of Its Role in Lebanon

Hezbollah hit back against American condemnation of its role in Lebanon on Thursday, calling it a "violation of sovereignty," after the US expressed concern over the organization's expanding influence. After meeting...