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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

February 19, 2016 5:39 am

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

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

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

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

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

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...

February 9, 2012 2:21 pm

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

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

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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


American Citizen Sentenced to 18 Years in Iranian Prison for Collaborating ...

A dual Iranian-American national says he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in Iran for allegedly collaborating with...


Intense Anti-Abbas Clashes Reported Near Ramallah, Nablus, Jenin

Intense clashes erupted in three refugee camps Tuesday night between Palestinian youths and Palestinian Authority security forces, after a protest over the recent expulsion from the Fatah party of a...

Middle East

Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Just 5 Miles From Mosul as Offensive Continues

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation to free the key Iraqi...