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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.


February 21, 2018 10:39 am

New York Times Reader Comments Call Israel ‘Barbaric,’ Blame Jews for Antisemitism

The New York Times’ persistent problem with antisemitic or virulently anti-Israel reader comments is flaring yet again. The latest platform is a Times news article from...

February 20, 2018 8:34 am

New York Times Blames Netanyahu for Snubbing Obama

A New York Times “news analysis” that appears under the byline of the newspaper’s Jerusalem bureau chief and one of its Israel-based reporters inaccurately rewrites...

February 18, 2018 9:03 pm

The New York Times Says Gaza Poverty Causes War With Israel. Sorry, That Doesn’t Make Sense.

One of the ways the New York Times demonstrates bias in news reports from the Middle East is with unstated, and unquestioned, assumptions. In two recent...

February 14, 2018 9:43 am

N.Y. Times Hires Friend of a Neo-Nazi, Then Backs Down

The New York Times hired a new editorial board member who turned out to be the “friend” of someone she knew was a neo-Nazi. After that...

February 12, 2018 6:14 pm

New York Times Olympics Editor Takes Sabbath Rest From Social Media

The New York Times has an interview with its own “Talya Minsberg, a social strategy editor for The Times who is in Pyeongchang, South Korea,...

February 8, 2018 2:28 pm

New York Times Accuses Jews of Stealing Folkdances From Palestinian Arabs

Israelis stole folk dancing from the Palestinian Arabs in an act of “cultural appropriation,” The New York Times claims. The accusation is made in a question-and-answer...

February 6, 2018 4:52 pm

New York Times Accuses Jewish Billionaires of Dragging US Into War With Iran

The New York Times op-ed page carries an article by Lawrence Wilkerson headlined “A Familiar Road to War.” It warns, with zero factual basis, that...

January 29, 2018 1:19 pm

New York Times Editorial Tests Trump on Holocaust

A New York Times editorial urged President Donald Trump to emphasize Jewish victimhood in his statement this year for International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The Times editorial...

January 25, 2018 12:04 pm

New York Times Editorial Condemning Pence Israel Trip Tells Its Own Sad Tale

The American vice president flies to Israel, meets with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and gives a speech speaking of the parallels between Israel and America....

January 23, 2018 4:14 pm

New York Times Blames Iran Protests on ‘Climate Change’

The New York Times has finally discovered the cause of the protests in Iran: global climate change. Seriously. A Times news article from the United Nations under...

January 23, 2018 10:38 am

New York Times Falsely Claims US Has Been ‘Neutral’ To Israel

An article in The New York Times falsely claims that America has a history of being “neutral” in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian...

January 15, 2018 12:21 pm

New York Times Places Patriots’ Jewish Owner in Christian ‘Holy Trinity’

The New York Times is greeting the National Football League playoffs season with a column using blatantly Christian imagery to describe the Jewish owner of...

January 12, 2018 11:03 am

Long-Awaited New York Times Iran Editorial Is a Blank Check for Blood-Soaked Ayatollahs

After nearly two weeks of suspicious silence about the protests in Iran, The New York Times editorial board finally waddled in with its hot take...

January 8, 2018 5:03 pm

New York Times Editorial Board Falls Suspiciously Silent on Iran Protests

Since the protests against the Iranian dictatorship broke out on December 28, 2017, America’s leading newspapers have weighed in with editorials voicing their institutional support...


A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the dietary laws...


Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

How the IDF Is Preparing for a Multi-Front War

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) plan designed to prepare it for the challenge of multiple-front warfare is now entering its third...

Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in...


Netanyahu: Israeli Intelligence Helped Australia Stop Airliner Attack

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday Israeli intelligence services had prevented the downing of an "Australian airliner" as part of wide-ranging international intelligence-sharing but gave no details. His comments, during a...


Netanyahu Asks Visiting NFL Players to ‘Fight’ for Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday with seven NFL players as they concluded a six-day whirlwind tour of the Jewish state and told them that they should...

Middle East

Lebanese Journalist: 100 Years After Balfour Declaration, Arabs Have Failed... - In a Nov. 25, 2017 article marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, published in the London-based daily...