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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.


November 9, 2017 2:57 pm

New York Times Avoids Calling a Jew a Jew

When is a Jew not a Jew? When The New York Times is writing about him or her and is trying desperately to avoid mentioning the...

November 2, 2017 3:31 pm

New York Times Celebrates Bob Dylan for Looking ‘Like Jesus’

What is it with The New York Times and Jews who become Christian? The top of the front page of the Times arts section features an...

November 1, 2017 4:05 pm

‘Revisionist’ New York Times Suddenly Discovers New Love for Jabotinsky, Begin

The New York Times runs a truly overheated and ridiculous “Memo From Jerusalem” by Isabel Kershner under the headline “Is the End of Israeli Democracy...

October 29, 2017 9:37 am

New York Times Displays Double Standards on Gay, Jewish Identities

A recent New York Times article was headlined “Classic Rock ‘n’ Roll and Its Gay Architects.” It extensively discusses Brian Epstein, who was the manager of...

October 23, 2017 2:21 pm

New York Times on Jewish Identity: Pork, an Israel-Apartheid Slur and Bashing Adelson and Netanyahu

Sunday’s issue of “T,” The New York Times' style magazine, carries a four-page feature headlined “Great American Novelists” in which “three fiction writers and one...

October 22, 2017 11:43 am

New York Times’ David Brooks Offers Up a False Trichotomy

One of David Brooks’s favorite column writing tricks is the false dichotomy — presenting two choices as mutually exclusive when in fact there is overlap...

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...


Fatah Continues Promoting Violent Protests Over Jerusalem Announcement

Fatah continues encouraging Palestinians to engage in violent protests and "continue the intifada"...

New Jet Is a Game-Changer for Israeli Air Force - After being deemed combat capable earlier this month, the F-35 “Adir” stealth fighter jet promises to create system-wide change in...

Arab Street Outraged by Jerusalem Decision, but Governments Have Other Concerns - President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was overwhelmingly rejected...


Iran Says French President Macron Acting as ‘Trump’s LapdogR...

Iran on Sunday criticized French President Emmanuel Macron over his tough stance toward Tehran and said Paris would soon lose...


Jerusalem Marathon Sees Registration Spike After US Recognition of Capital - President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital may have led to a rise in foreign registration for the Jerusalem Marathon, officials said. Some 100 non-Israeli runners have...

Middle East

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Palestinian Leader Abbas Acting ‘Like a Spoil...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has acted “like a spoiled child” following the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s...