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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.


July 23, 2019 9:32 am

New York Times Stealth-Edits Morgenthau Obituary to Add Jewish Angle

The New York Times has “stealth edited” its obituary of longtime district attorney of New York County Robert Morgenthau after The Algemeiner pointed out the...

July 22, 2019 9:33 am

New York Times Morgenthau Obituary Oddly Omits His Jewish Identity

The very long New York Times obituary of Robert Morgenthau, the longtime Manhattan District attorney, manages to omit entirely Morgenthau’s Jewish identity, which was strong. Morgenthau...

July 21, 2019 8:49 am

The New York Times Improves Its Iran Coverage — Up To a Point

Sometimes The New York Times responds to criticism with improvement. So it is — up to a point — with the newspaper’s Iran coverage. Last month, I...

July 17, 2019 8:03 am

New York Times Touts ‘Gay and Once Divorced’ Rabbi

The New York Times, having recently devoted its “Saturday profile” slot to an admiring profile of a Palestinian diplomat that pushed an Israel-apartheid theme, went...

July 9, 2019 5:59 pm

Netanyahu, Trump Policies Succeed in West Bank, New York Times Concedes

Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Trump have succeeded in calming violence in the West Bank, the New York Times concedes in a news article that...

July 1, 2019 11:29 am

New York Times Profile of Palestinian Diplomat Pushes Israel-Apartheid Theme

A New York Times “Saturday Profile” of the Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations is the latest in a series of Times articles that links...

June 26, 2019 7:05 am

‘We Are All Jews,’ David Brooks Claims, Stretching Definition to Breaking Point

“We are all Jews,” New York Times columnist David Brooks claimed in a recent column. By which he meant, all modern Americans are “creative minorities.” The full...

June 20, 2019 6:59 am

New York Times Grills Presidential Candidates About Israel’s Human Rights Record

The New York Times asked 18 questions to 21 Democratic presidential candidates. Only one of the questions was about human rights overseas. That question dealt with...

June 18, 2019 7:27 am

One Sentence From a New York Times Letter About Birthright Israel Packs In Three Inaccuracies

A front-page New York Times article earlier this month about Birthright Israel problematically echoed the “Zionism is racism” myth. Now the Times has compounded the...

June 14, 2019 11:04 am

New York Times Blames Trump for US-Iran Tensions

One of the most important choices in telling any story is deciding when it begins. In its coverage of the latest tensions in the Middle East,...

June 12, 2019 2:14 pm

New York Times Birthright Israel Article Echoes ‘Zionism Is Racism’ Myth

The New York Times gave a front-page platform this week to a news article about a handful of anti-Israel activist who walked off a Birthright...

June 2, 2019 5:04 pm

New York Times Promotes Palestinian Cookbook With False Refugee Claim

The New York Times has already devoted not one but two food-section articles to boycott-Israel-promoter Yasmin Khan’s book of “recipes and stories from the Palestinian...

May 30, 2019 7:39 am

New York Times Faces a Brisket Brouhaha

The cover story in this week’s New York Times food section asserts, “Brisket remains oddly off limits for one large segment of the population: home...

May 28, 2019 7:30 am

New York Times Editorial Blames Netanyahu for European Antisemitism

The New York Times is using an editorial denouncing antisemitism in Europe as an opportunity to take a cheap shot at the Israeli prime minister. In...


Iran’s Economy to Shrink 9.5 Percent This Year Amid Tighter US Sancti...

Iran's economy is expected to shrink by 9.5 percent this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said, down from a...


Israelis Demonstrate in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv Against Turkish Invasion of ...

An interfaith group of Israeli Jews and Christians gathered in Jerusalem’s Paris Square on Saturday to protest the recently launched...

Middle East

Turkish Assault in Syria Weakens Iraq Kurds, Strengthens Regional Powers

A Turkish border offensive against Syrian Kurdish forces will further weaken Iraq's divided Kurds next door and embolden regional rivals who have one thing in common -- they want no...

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