Tuesday, October 23rd | 14 Heshvan 5779


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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.


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...

July 27, 2018 11:40 am

The New York Times Slaps ‘Apartheid’ Label on Israel

After two (one, two) negative front-page articles about Israel’s new nation-state law, The New York Times is escalating its offensive by publishing an op-ed piece claiming...

July 26, 2018 4:54 pm

New York Times Picks Clicks Over Quality. Other Papers May Follow

With his latest front-page attack on Israel, Max Fisher may have clinched the dubious distinction of being The New York Times columnist most predictably hostile...

July 24, 2018 2:42 pm

New York Times Issues Yet Another Correction to a Jewish-Related Story

Zoe Greenberg, the intrepid New York Times reporter last seen here pushing a phony story about “When Jewish Parents Decide Not To Circumcise,” is at...

July 22, 2018 11:51 am

New York Times Loses It Over Israel’s ‘Incendiary’ Nation-State Law

Of the many virtues of the Israeli parliament passing a law declaring Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people, not least is the entertainment...

July 12, 2018 4:16 pm

New York Times Chief Dance Critic Joins BDS Protesters Denouncing Israeli Performers

Sometimes the clearest examples of the anti-Israel tilt of The New York Times come not in the news columns but in the arts section. The latest...

July 6, 2018 3:17 pm

Israel Finding New Ways to Make Its Case to the American Left

BOSTON -- The conventional wisdom about the US-Israel relationship in recent years is that if Israel has strong support on the political right and among...

July 3, 2018 4:02 pm

New York Times Marvels at German Hostility to BDS Movement

How anti-Israel is The New York Times? More anti-Israel than many German politicians, at least to judge by a recent Times arts section story marveling...


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...


UNESCO Slammed by US Religious Freedom Commission for Denying Jewish Connec...

UNESCO, the cultural and educational agency of the United Nations, was sharply attacked on Thursday by the US Commission on...


Did Lightning Strike Trigger Gaza Rocket Attack on Israel?

A theory that a lightning strike triggered Palestinian rocket fire from Gaza last week gained traction in Israel on Tuesday and might explain the Israeli military's limited response. Two rockets were launched from the...

Middle East

Iran’s Oil Minister Says US Sanctions Cannot Stop Crude Exports

The United States cannot stop Iranian oil exports by imposing sanctions on Tehran, Iran's oil minister said on Tuesday, warning that such restrictions will ensure the market remains volatile. Washington plans...