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avatar Tamar Sternthal
Tamar Sternthal, director of CAMERA's Israel Office, joined CAMERA in 1999. She regularly communicates with editors at major media outlets such as the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, ABC News, and the Associated Press and has elicited countless corrections in print and on the air. Since opening CAMERA's Israel office in 2004, Sternthal has also monitored the English-language Israeli daily Ha'aretz, which is very influential among Western journalists. Her columns have appeared in media outlets in America and Israel, including the Philadelphia Daily News, St. Petersburg Times, the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, and Ynet.

ARTICLES BY: Tamar Sternthal


January 4, 2018 10:09 am
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Will Layoffs at The New York Times Lead to Even Worse Coverage of Israel?

As long ago as 2002, gay activist Paul Varnell observed about the Middle East that, “Israel is the one country in the region in which gays have...

November 16, 2017 12:03 pm
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The New York Times — At It Again on Israel

A New York Times article last week discussed the opening of the new Louvre Abu Dhabi museum, describing it as a "soft power" means "to promote the capital...

February 19, 2016 5:39 am
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Reuters’ Jerusalem Bureau Chief Displays Anti-Israel Bias

Journalists are tasked with sorting through competing claims, bringing facts to light, and carefully examining uncomfortable or controversial subjects. When it comes to questions about...

November 11, 2015 5:42 pm
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Elle Publishes an Article That Slanders Israel, and No One Cares

In 2011, the popular fashion magazine Vogue dubbed Asma Assad, wife of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, "the freshest and most magnetic of first ladies." But that happened...

September 28, 2014 3:30 pm
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The New York Times’ Obsessive, Unsubstantiated Criticism of Israel Reaches New Depths

"Struggles for freedom continued across the Middle East and North Africa in 2013, but several countries faced worsening violence as antidemocratic forces asserted themselves," according...

April 28, 2014 11:54 am
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New York Times Says Abbas ‘Vilified’ for Challenging Number of Holocaust Victims

As Israelis mark Holocaust Remembrance Day at ceremonies naming individuals among the 6 million murdered Jews, The New York Times reports that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas...

April 1, 2014 11:25 am
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How the New York Times Demonizes the Israeli People

If "demonize" means "to try to make someone or a group of people seem as if they are evil," as the Cambridge Free says, can...

February 7, 2013 3:54 am
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Let’s Get the Facts Straight About Ethiopian Jews and Contraception

As a bat mitzvah girl in suburban Philadelphia, I was riveted by the plight of Ethiopian Jews in the late 1980s, and was twinned with...

February 9, 2012 2:21 pm
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The Injured Man Who Wasn’t and Agence France-Presse

If you're going for transparency, you can't do much better than an x-ray. The Agence-France Presse, an international news service, claims there are x-rays that...

February 1, 2012 11:23 am
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International Herald Tribune Falls for Unverified AFP Image of ‘Injured Palestinian’

In the past, Reuters was the wire service most associated with "fauxtography" of the Arab-Israeli conflict, but it seems that Agence France-Presse may also be getting in the act. On Jan....

January 18, 2012 1:22 pm
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Los Angeles Times Editorial Team Needs To Be Sharper

Once again proving its willingness to accept extremist commentary divorced from reality, the Los Angeles Times published a Jan. 6, 2011 online "Blowback" column by...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

UC-Irvine Investigation Clears Pro-Israel Students of Misbehavior Accusatio...

The University of California, Irvine has dismissed charges that a pro-Israel group on campus behaved improperly toward members of Students...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation as evidence of Doha's distance...

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