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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.


September 18, 2018 7:51 am

New York Times Finds Ari Fuld’s Murder Not Fit to Print

Sometimes The New York Times puts its bias on display not only with what it chooses to include, but what it chooses to omit. So it is this...

September 14, 2018 5:51 pm

New York Times Concedes ‘Unfair’ Attack on Nikki Haley

The New York Times has launched another attack on the staunchly pro-Israel American ambassador at the United Nations, Nikki Haley -- and it’s being widely...

September 12, 2018 3:27 pm

New York Times Stumbles in a Strange Front-Page Antisemitism Story

A front-page New York Times news article appears under the headline “U.S. Revives Rutgers Bias Case In New Tack on Anti-Semitism.” The Times article hypes what...

September 12, 2018 10:49 am

New Book Defends Resurgent Nationalism By Quoting Ben Gurion

Many of the latest headlines boil down to a conflict about nationalism. Great Britain’s exit from the European Union, Donald Trump’s attempt to erect a border...

September 9, 2018 3:50 pm

Lauder Clarifies New York Times Op-Ed That Caused ‘Unintended Pain’

The president of the World Jewish Congress, Ronald Lauder, is issuing a Rosh Hashana-eve clarification of his August New York Times op-ed that was critical...

September 5, 2018 2:54 pm

New York Times Rosh Hashanah Food Recommendation: Butter-Drenched Chicken, Ice Cream

The Food section of The New York Times is greeting the Jewish New Year with an article that is going to make a lot of the...

August 29, 2018 7:12 am

Michael Cohen Guilty Plea Runs Afoul of Maimonides

The guilty plea of a former lawyer for the Trump Organization, Michael Cohen, was reportedly motivated in part by Cohen’s 83-year-old father, who supposedly told...

August 28, 2018 3:24 pm

New York Times Doubles Up on Flawed Coverage of US Aid To Palestinians

The New York Times is so worked up about what it describes as the Trump administration’s reduction in aid to the Palestinian Arabs that it...

August 16, 2018 1:36 pm

Tale of Two Obituaries Shows New York Times Tilt

Two Jewish women recently died. One was a prominent, widely respected American Zionist leader who was the first woman to serve as president of the Council...

August 14, 2018 4:33 pm

New York Times Suddenly Elevates Ronald Lauder To Sulzberger-Level Sage

For the past 30 years, The New York Times has been dismissive and condescending toward Ronald Lauder. Now, all of a sudden, he’s the newspaper’s...

August 10, 2018 5:06 pm

What The New York Times Isn’t Telling You About Gaza

Sometimes a single sentence in a New York Times article about Israel tells a whole story. Take, for example, this gem from a dispatch from Jerusalem...

August 9, 2018 5:22 pm

Brooklyn ‘Bean Pie’ Mosque Resurfaces In New Mexico Compound Investigation

When the New York Times devoted 11 paragraphs and three photos to a promotional article about a Brooklyn bean pie bakery, I faulted the Times...

August 8, 2018 9:06 am

New York Times Recycles a Ben-Gurion Myth

As press criticism goes, it rarely gets better than the two-stage demolition by Martin Kramer of a recent frontpage New York Times column by Max...

July 31, 2018 5:25 pm

Latest New York Times Assault on Israel’s Nation-State Law Revives ‘Zionism Is Racism’ Smear

Having already published two front-page stories (one, two) and an op-ed criticizing Israel for having passed a law defining itself as the national home of...


Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...


A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...


Act Against ‘Any Whiff’ of Resurgent Antisemitism, Pope Says

Pope Francis paid tribute on Sunday to Jews killed by the Nazis and victims of murder and deportation by the Soviet KGB, in twin visits to memorials marking the darkest...


Israeli Expert Fears Russia Seeking to ‘Change Rules of the Game̵...

Veteran Israeli analysts believe President Vladimir Putin is exploiting the downing of a Russian plane in order to change the...

Middle East

Iran Revolutionary Guards Threaten to Avenge Military Parade Attack

Iran's Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to wreak "deadly and unforgettable" vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and...