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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.


December 1, 2019 7:32 pm

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

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

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

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

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

‘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...

October 20, 2019 2:18 am

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that had Jews rescheduling holiday events...

October 20, 2019 2:04 am

New York Times Readers Offer Vicious Responses to Articles by Israelis

In at least two recent cases, articles in The New York Times by Israeli authors were greeted by responses from Times readers who insisted that...

September 29, 2019 3:09 pm

President Trump, Democratic Frontrunner Biden Mark Rosh Hashanah With Messages to Jewish Community

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden marked the impending Jewish New Year with a fundraiser at which he emphasized Holocaust-related themes and described his father as...

September 27, 2019 9:36 am

New York Times Iran Story Relies on Analyst Tied to BDS-Backing Rockefeller Fund

A recent New York Times article about Iran quotes a bunch of government officials -- and also someone who works at a small, little-known nonprofit...

September 23, 2019 9:50 am

A BDS Defeat The New York Times Found Not Fit to Print

Some of the most telling stories are the ones The New York Times doesn’t print. In that category falls the recent decision of a section of...

September 17, 2019 5:34 pm

New York Times Jerusalem Cable Car Story Sparks a Furor

A front-page New York Times article by the newspaper’s architecture critic, Michael Kimmelman, attacking a plan for a cable car in Jerusalem, is generating a...

September 8, 2019 6:27 am

Former Obama Speechwriter Offers Answers to ‘Why Be Jewish?’ Question in New Book

Why be Jewish? Nowadays, embracing Jewish identity and practice is optional, even for those who were born into it. Sarah Hurwitz’s own story is an example....

August 30, 2019 10:24 am

New York Times Issues a Bizarre BDS-Related Correction

The New York Times has issued a bizarre correction to an article about the movement to boycott, divest and sanction Israel. The correction, published on Aug....


Thousands of Brazilians Take Part in Israeli Social Music Initiative

Thousands of Brazilians gathered on Sunday at Sao Paulo’s Estaiada Bridge to take...

Amazon Removes Christmas Ornaments With Auschwitz Image From Site Following Complaints

E-commerce giant Amazon on Sunday took down from its website Christmas...


How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘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...


Top UK Jewish Group Welcomes Poll Showing Plurality of Britons Oppose Boyco...

A major UK Jewish organization welcomed the results of a new survey that showed a plurality of Britons opposed boycotting...


Israel Is Headed Back to Elections, Says Lieberman - Yisrael Beiteinu Party leader Avigdor Lieberman said on Tuesday that Israel is headed to its third round of elections this year. “Elections are coming,” Lieberman told the Yedioth Ahronoth daily in...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Calls for Renewal of Gaza Border Violence - Hamas is calling on Gaza residents to return to the Israel-Gaza border on Friday to resume the “March of Return” protests following a three-week hiatus, Ynet reported on...

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