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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 24, 2018 11:06 am

New York Times Issues ‘Correction of The Year’ on Pay-To-Slay

The New York Times has issued what the Israeli consul general in New York, Dani Dayan, is calling the “correction of the year.” In the correction,...

April 23, 2018 4:37 pm

Jewish Media Watchdogs in Uproar Over Latest New York Times ‘Fake News’

A New York Times news article is describing the claim that Palestinians pay pensions to the families of terrorists as “far-right conspiracy programming.” The reference came...

April 20, 2018 10:29 am

Not Fit To Print? New York Times Ignores Adelsons’ $70 Million Birthright Gift

Behold, a selection of recent philanthropic news from The New York Times, which covered, with articles by its own staff or freelancers, the following gifts: ...

April 18, 2018 2:37 pm

New York Times Greets Israel’s 70th With Piece Claiming 1948 Was ‘Catastrophe’

The New York Times is marking Israel’s 70th birthday with an op-ed piece describing the Jewish state’s creation as a “catastrophe.” The article also offers a historically...

April 16, 2018 4:54 pm

Palestinian ‘Protest Pizza’ Tells a Story at Which The New York Times Only Hints

As the pre-planned violent riots in Gaza plod on, The New York Times coverage of them is starting to show its own internal contradictions. A recent...

April 12, 2018 3:39 pm

New York Times Editorial Suggests Israel Use Fire Hoses on Palestinian Protesters

A New York Times editorial recommends that Israel use water cannon instead of live ammunition against Hamas rioters in Gaza. The Times editorial, headlined, “Israel’s Violent...

April 11, 2018 2:51 pm

The New York Times Doubles Down on Its Defense of Stalin

For the second time in less than a month, The New York Times is trying to make Joseph Stalin look like less of an antisemite...

April 8, 2018 5:30 pm

What The New York Times Isn’t Telling You About Israel’s Gaza ‘Blockade’

Nearly every New York Times dispatch about the recent violent pre-planned riots in Gaza has used the word “blockade” to describe Israel’s treatment of the...

April 3, 2018 12:37 pm

Will Supermodel Karlie Kloss Convert to Judaism? The New York Times Is On It

Will supermodel Karlie Kloss convert to Judaism? This, of all things, was the subject of an article by New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd. Dowd reported...

April 2, 2018 1:01 pm

New York Times Describes Israel’s Gaza Border Defense as ‘Harsh’; Popular Comment Calls Israel ‘Bloodthirsty’

Hamas terrorists roll burning tires at the Israeli border, throw Molotov cocktails, and shoot at Israeli troops in a pre-planned violent riot. The New York Times reacts...

March 28, 2018 10:19 am

New York Times ‘Dances Around’ Islamist Anti-Semitism in France

A New York Times news article from Paris goes out of its way to obscure the motivation of a series of antisemitic hate crimes. The Times...

March 22, 2018 1:14 pm

Not Fit To Print? New York Times Ignores Palestinian Insult of US Diplomat

The Palestinian president publicly called the American ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, a “son of a dog” -- and The New York Times ignored it. Readers...

March 20, 2018 2:39 pm

New York Times Editor Says His Book Will Be ‘Very, Very Unpopular’ With Jews. So Far, He’s Right

A New York Times editor’s op-ed piece criticizing Jewish organizations for supposedly failing to speak out against antisemitism is being harshly criticized by Jewish leaders...

March 18, 2018 8:25 am

New York Times Insists Palestinians Don’t Want to Talk Peace

The New York Times, in a comical reversal of its usual point of view, has started depicting the Palestinian Arabs as not interested in peace. For...


Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...


Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...


Students, Activists Disrupt Talk by Israeli Ambassador at Syracuse Universi...

Some 20 protesters disrupted a speech by an Israeli ambassador at Syracuse University in New York on Tuesday, raising concerns...


Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Middle East

In Power for 15 Years, Iraq’s Shi’ites Split Ahead of Crucial V...

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein's oppression for decades, Iraq's Shi'ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their...