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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.


June 26, 2017 3:16 pm

New York Times Marks Six-Day War Anniversary With Jerusalem Map Obliterating Jewish Presence

Whatever one makes of the long news article the New York Times ran out under the headline “50 Years After War, East Jerusalem Palestinians Confront...

June 21, 2017 5:12 pm

New York Times Publishes ‘Correction’ With Two Errors on Jerusalem Terror Attack

The New York Times has published a correction emphasizing that it doesn’t consider Jerusalem’s Old City part of Israel -- and highlighting the newspaper’s own...

June 20, 2017 4:07 pm

New York Times Column Overlooks Jewish Aid to Syrian Refugees

“Why Don’t You Donate for Syrian Refugees? Blame Bad Marketing,” is the headline over a New York Times column by Charles Duhigg. It reports, “It is...

June 13, 2017 5:07 pm

New York Times Falsely Describes Six-Day War 50th Anniversary Celebrations as ‘Muted’

The news columns of the New York Times marked the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War last week with a “memo from Jerusalem” by Times Jerusalem...

June 12, 2017 2:28 pm

New York Times Trashes the Talmud — and the Truth

Leave it to the New York Times to find a way, as an aside in a profile of Israeli author, teacher, and philosopher Micah Goodman,...

June 11, 2017 11:47 am

The Best Letter to the Editor Ever in the New York Times?

The Sunday New York Times Book Review carries what may just be the single best letter to the editor ever printed in the Times. Here it is,...

June 8, 2017 4:48 pm

Critics Denounce ‘Deranged’ Pro-Corbyn Column by New York Times’ Roger Cohen

New York Times columnist Roger Cohen wrote this week he was willing to look past British politician Jeremy Corbyn’s “long flirtation” with the Hamas terrorist group because...

June 6, 2017 1:48 pm

New York Times Takes Linda Sarsour-Style Approach To ‘Wonder Woman’ Movie

In not one, not two, not three, not four, but five -- 5! -- separate and prominently displayed pieces over the past three days, the New...

June 5, 2017 4:40 pm

New York Times Marks Six-Day War Anniversary With ‘Morally Wrong…Inaccurate’ Piece Funded by Soros

The lead article in the New York Times Sunday Review section — the old “Week in Review” — is headlined “Israel’s Everlasting Occupation.” The article claims: official...

May 29, 2017 4:50 pm

New York Times Tilts Toward Linda Sarsour in ‘Repulsive’ Story

City University of New York’s School of Public Health has chosen as its commencement speaker a woman who says there is no room in the...

May 28, 2017 12:58 pm

New York Times Unleashes Onslaught of Five Op-Eds Hostile to Israel

When the New York Times opinion page hired Bret Stephens and Bari Weiss, two outspoken Zionist veterans of the Wall Street Journal, a friend of...

May 18, 2017 1:02 pm

New York Times Inaccurately Calls Jerusalem a ‘Divided City’

The New York Times previewed President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel and the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem with a news article that inaccurately...

May 17, 2017 2:23 pm

New York Times Turns Its Nose Up at Gefilte Fish

A New York Times article from Berlin begins, “Beige, boiled and usually packed in a gelatinous goo, gefilte fish is not the sort of dish...

May 16, 2017 1:56 pm

Temple Mount Geography Confounds New York Times

A New York Times news article about preparations for President Donald Trump’s visit to Jerusalem included this sentence about the Western Wall: “The wall lies...


Jewish Seniors Learn That ‘Love Can Happen at Any Age’ - After her husband Jerry died, Harriet Vogel started writing letters to him. “I began doing [so] because it was therapeutic and...

‘Whitewashed’: The Sordid Story of UK Labour Party Antisemitism Laid Bare

"Just sitting in the early morning light, looking out over my beautiful garden,...

Unpacking the Message of Iran’s Missile Strike Against Islamic State - While Iran routinely threatens Israel, experts say that the Islamic Republic was...


UK Government Coalition Partner Urges Parliamentary Vote to Congratulate Is...

The parliamentary partner of Britain's ruling Conservative Party has submitted a resolution to the House of Commons congratulating Israel on...


Shin Bet Chief: Israel Has Thwarted 2,000 Terror Attacks Since 2016 Due to ... - The head of Israel’s Shin Bet security agency revealed on Tuesday the Jewish state has prevented about 2,000 terror attacks...

Middle East

Israel Accuses Iran of Using Star of David as Target During Ballistic Missi...

Israel accused Iran on Wednesday of using a Star of David as a target during a medium-range ballistic missile test...