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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.


October 19, 2017 3:40 pm

New York Times Launches ‘Strident’ Attack on Ambassador Haley for Iran Truthtelling

The New York Times cheerleading for Iran is spilling over from its editorial and op-ed pages into its news columns. The Times recently published seven editorial...

October 18, 2017 3:51 pm

New York Times Pulls Out All the Stops to Push Iran Deal

Seven to two is the lopsided score of opinion pieces the New York Times has published this month about the Iran nuclear deal. That’s seven pieces...

October 10, 2017 4:35 pm

New York Times Touts Jewish Role in ‘the Promise of Muslim Communism’

The Wall Street Journal’s James Taranto, in his “Best of the Web” column, used to have a running category called “Questions Nobody Is Asking.” It is...

October 8, 2017 11:43 am

New York Times Claims Jew’s Conversion to Christianity Was ‘Widely Praised’

The New York Times uses an arts section brief about an auction of the Declaration of Independence to inform its readers that the conversion of...

October 4, 2017 2:25 pm

Subtly Misleading New York Times Writes of ‘the Israeli Conflict’

A New York Times interview with an art collector veers onto sensitive ground with a reference to “the Israeli conflict.” The full passage is from an...

September 28, 2017 4:45 pm

Sorry New York Times, You Actually DO Have to Be Jewish to Celebrate Rosh Hashana

Bari Weiss is one of my favorite New York Times editorial staffers, which isn’t necessarily saying much, but does say something. I hope saying it...

September 26, 2017 4:57 pm

New York Times Blunders Again on Jewish Literacy

The New York Times has managed yet another blunder in basic Jewish literacy. The latest offense comes in an otherwise interesting and so far as I...

September 25, 2017 5:29 pm

New York Times Whitewashes Iraq’s History of Killing Jews

A New York Times article about Israel’s support for Kurdish independence gives readers a false impression about how Jews were treated in Iraq. The Times news...

September 24, 2017 11:46 am

New York Times Column Ignores Rabbi Sacks Role in Trinity School Overhaul

A British rabbi, Jonathan Sacks, has inspired the head of one of Manhattan’s oldest, fanciest, and best historically Christian private schools to overhaul its school...

September 19, 2017 4:22 pm

For Comment on Holocaust Museum, New York Times Turns to Anti-Israel Activist

The New York Times finally tackled the issue of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s report analyzing whether America could have prevented the genocide and refugee...

September 13, 2017 10:16 am

New York Times Reporter, Flooded by Harvey, Seeks ‘Solace’ at Synagogue

A New York Times journalist whose house was flooded by Hurricane Harvey went to synagogue after the storm “to find some solace,” he said in a first-person...

September 10, 2017 8:43 pm

New York Times Columnist Recycles Advice From James ‘[Expletive Deleted] the Jews’ Baker

New York Times columnist Roger Cohen’s Rosh Hashana present to the Jewish state is a column that violates his Times colleague Bret Stephens’ recent rules...

September 7, 2017 4:43 pm

New York Times Likens Israel to North Korea

A New York Times column likens Israel to the brutal dictatorship of North Korea. In his foreign policy column “The Interpreter,” New York Times staffer Max...

September 4, 2017 1:41 pm

New York Times Review Hails Book Accusing US of ‘Blind,’ ‘Fanatical’ Support of Israel

The latest issue of the New York Times Book Review devotes its entire front page (and most of a second page inside) to a glowing...


Experts Say Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Quest Will Persist, Despite US Moves - Iran is unlikely to halt its drive toward nuclear weapons and ballistic...

New French Jewish Leader Brings Hope of Change to UNESCO - The election of the first Jewish director-general of UNESCO -- French politician Audrey Azoulay -- is raising hopes that she might return the organization...

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...


Report: Germany Secretly Approves Controversial Submarine Deal With Israel

Germany has secretly approved a Memorandum of Understanding with Israel for the construction of three dolphin type submarines that will be added to Israel’s fleet of six submarines despite an...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Pledge ‘Relentless Fight’ Aga...

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened a “relentless fight” against Israel, a day after the US urged the international...