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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, 2018 10:33 am

Pressure Mounts on New York Times to Cancel Its Iran ‘Journeys’

Pressure is mounting on The New York Times to cancel its money-making trips to Iran. The “Times Journeys” tours are back in the news after the...

October 17, 2018 9:06 am

New York Times Depiction of Moynihan as ‘Anti-Trump’ Ignores Jerusalem Embassy

An article by a New York Times reporter uses the release of a new documentary about Daniel Patrick Moynihan to describe the former senator from...

October 14, 2018 12:04 pm

New York Times Straddles Question of Hamas Control of Gaza ‘Protests’

Differences between left-of-center news coverage in the Wall Street Journal and that newspaper’s more conservative opinion page used to generate jokes about “two newspapers for...

October 10, 2018 2:14 pm

New York Times Blames Israel For Alienating American Jews

The New York Times carries an article by Bret Stephens and Bari Weiss about what they say is “a growing list of visitors to Israel...

October 9, 2018 3:26 pm

New York Times Terror-Attack Headline Is Called ‘Disgraceful’

An array of mainstream pro-Israel voices are expressing concern about a headline over a New York Times web article about a terrorist attack. Israel’s consul general...

October 4, 2018 1:52 pm

New York Times Now Finds Ari Fuld’s Death Not Fit for Website Either

Not only did The New York Times find the murder of Ari Fuld, an Israeli-American who was fatally stabbed last month by a Palestinian Arab, not...

September 30, 2018 9:16 am

New York Times Can’t See Past Miriam Adelson’s Israeliness

A front-page New York Times news article, under the headline, “They Spent $55 Million To Tighten G.O.P.’s Grip,” describes Sheldon and Miriam Adelson as “the...

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...


American Actress Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Jewish Prayer Book Up for Auction - A Jewish prayer book that belonged to American actress Marilyn Monroe has...

‘Observance’: A Touching, Relevant Play About Modern Judaism

Tracey Goldblum wants her daughter to stop smoking marijuana, practice safe sex, and avoid punching men in the face. Her...


The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s...

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018...


Two Academic Groups Urge University of Michigan to Reconsider Sanctions Aga...

Two leading academic groups called on the University of Michigan to withhold from sanctioning instructors who refused to write letters of...


Israel Puts West Bank Bedouin Village Eviction on Hold for Several Weeks

Israel said on Sunday it would put on hold for "a number of weeks" its threatened razing of a Bedouin village in the West Bank amid international calls to drop the...

Middle East

Iran Names New Economy Minister in Reshuffle as US Sanctions Bite

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appointed academic Farhad Dejpasand as the new economy and finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, state television reported, as the country faces mounting US...