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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.

ARTICLES BY: Ira Stoll


January 16, 2020 9:25 am
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Aharon Appelfeld’s ‘To The Edge of Sorrow’ Asks the Right Questions

The Israeli novelist Aharon Appelfeld died in 2018. His novel To the Edge of Sorrow, published in Israel in 2012, is out this week in...

January 10, 2020 11:14 am
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View From New York Antisemitism Rally: ‘No Fear’ Theme Resonates, From Soviet Era To US Today

Journalists usually report on marches and rallies rather than participate in them. I made a rare exception to that rule for last Sunday’s “No Hate,...

January 8, 2020 9:05 am
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New York Times Iran Coverage: ‘Mind-Boggling,’ ‘Impossible To Parody’

President Trump’s decision to kill Qassem Soleimani is offering The New York Times an opportunity to put all its worst habits on display — and the...

December 31, 2019 7:29 am
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Will American Jews Flee to Israel?

JERUSALEM — The blood was barely dry from the attack by a machete-wielding assailant who wounded five Jews at a Monsey, New York Hanukkah party...

December 30, 2019 4:02 pm
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New York Times Editors Falsely Blame Bret Stephens for ‘Mistake’ in Column on Jewish Genius

The New York Times has published an “Editors’ Note,” inaccurately accusing the newspaper’s own star columnist, Bret Stephens, of committing a “mistake” by “uncritically” citing...

December 20, 2019 8:12 am
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Times Columnist Fantasizes Falsely About ‘Very Large Segment’ of Anti-Israel US Jews

It was easily missed amid the blizzard of New York Times coverage of President Trump’s executive order on antisemitism, but Max Fisher’s Interpreter column on...

December 15, 2019 8:45 am
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New York Times Tilt on Trump Antisemitism Story Hints at Influence of ‘Repeated … Poor Judgment’ Editor

“Unease at Trump’s Order To Tackle Anti-Semitism” is the print headline over a New York Times news article focused on the American Jewish reaction to...

December 13, 2019 10:14 am
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Rabbi Denounces Krugman New York Times Column as ‘Noxious,’ ‘Bigoted’

“Donald Trump is bad for the Jews,” a headline over an article by New York Times opinion columnist Paul Krugman declared recently. The column accused Trump of...

December 1, 2019 7:32 pm
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New York Times Faulted for ‘Irredeemable and Indefensible’ Coverage of British Chief Rabbi

The New York Times is drawing criticism for its handling of a warning by British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis about antisemitism in the British Labour...

November 24, 2019 8:03 pm
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New York Times Tries Explaining Away British Labour’s Antisemitism

A New York Times news article reports about how “Britain’s Jews Are Feeling Politically Homeless” amid the rise of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. The Times...

November 19, 2019 9:30 pm
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New York Times News Article on Israeli Settlements Falsely Describes US Policy

The front-page New York Times news article about Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s statement about Israeli settlements includes a significant and so-far-uncorrected inaccuracy. The front-page Times...

November 14, 2019 3:18 pm
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Jerusalem Embassy Move, Exit From Iran Deal Fueled Defiance Within Trump Cabinet, Nikki Haley Writes

The Trump administration was internally divided over three key Israel-related policy decisions -- moving the US embassy to Jerusalem, leaving the Iran nuclear deal and...

November 3, 2019 8:47 pm
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New York Times Blames Trump for Democrats’ Threats to Israel Aid

Democrats are talking about threatening to cut aid to Israel, and the New York Times manages to find a way to blame not the Democrats,...

October 27, 2019 7:13 am
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‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a genetic disease that killed 50...

Culture

Roy Nissany Becomes Israel’s First Formula One Driver

JNS.org - Roy Nissany will become the official test driver for the Williams Group, making him Israel’s very first Formula...

Eyewitness to Horror: New York Museum Opens Exhibit of Art by Holocaust Victims

Michael Morris, a curator at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying...

Aharon Appelfeld’s ‘To The Edge of Sorrow’ Asks the Right Questions

The Israeli novelist Aharon Appelfeld died in 2018. His novel To the Edge...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

World

Trump Impeachment Trial Opens; White House Faulted on Ukraine Aid Freeze

The Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove US President Donald Trump from office formally began on Thursday even as a congressional watchdog found that the White House broke the law by...

Israel

Global Survey Shows Young Israelis Not Optimistic About Resolution of Confl...

A survey of young people from around the world shows that young Israelis are less optimistic than any other group...

Middle East

Iran Can Take Fight Beyond Its Borders, Khamenei Warns in Rare Friday Sermo...

The Revolutionary Guards can take their fight beyond Iran's borders, the country's supreme leader said on Friday, responding to the US...

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