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Rachel O'Donoghue is a contributor to HonestReporting, a Jerusalem-based media watchdog with a focus on antisemitism and anti-Israel bias. www.HonestReporting.com

ARTICLES BY: Rachel O'Donoghue

May 16, 2022 11:14 am

Media Mute as Protestors at ‘Nakba’ March Call for Terrorism, Compare Israel to Nazis

Attendees chanted their support for a new violent intifada against Israel, and some carried homemade signs referencing Nazi Germany and Adolf Hitler. Despite this outpouring...

May 15, 2022 9:01 am

How AP Teaches Its Journalists to Whitewash the Bloody Truth About Hamas

HonestReporting has constantly criticized the Associated Press’ habit of using language to sanitize the actions of Palestinian terrorists and rioters. A case in point was the...

May 12, 2022 9:47 am

Why Did BBC Chairman Meet an Accused Holocaust Denier to Seek Advice on Mideast Coverage?

The Palestinian Authority (PA)’s envoy to the UK, Husam Zomlot, has been accused of denying the Holocaust; defending the PA’s “Pay-for-Slay” policy that gives financial...

May 10, 2022 9:02 am

Hadid Father Tells 1.3 Million Instagram Followers That Golda Meir Was a ‘Proud Palestinian’

Best known as the father of supermodel sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid, Nazareth-born real estate magnate Mohamed Hadid is also notable for his vocal support...

May 9, 2022 11:22 am

Foreign Affairs Article Equates Israel With Middle East’s Worst Human Rights Offenders

Foreign Affairs, a non-profit publication that examines American foreign policy and global affairs, recently compared the Middle East’s only democracy to some of the region’s...

May 6, 2022 10:51 am

Snapshot of ‘Miss Palestine’ Reminds How Images Can Distort Reality of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

A striking photo is a powerful thing. The right image can change minds, tug at heartstrings, illicit anger, and prompt tears. Pictures are potent; they...

May 5, 2022 10:48 am

AP Misrepresents Tel Aviv University Report to Blame Israel for Global Antisemitism Rise

Tel Aviv University published a report last month examining the global rise in antisemitism in 2021. Released on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the report...

May 4, 2022 11:49 am

Stunning Reversal: How Did the ‘Harvard Crimson’ Come to Support BDS Against Israel?

The Harvard Crimson, the student newspaper for Harvard University, recently announced its official endorsement of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement in a staff...

April 29, 2022 8:56 am

Human Rights Watch Executive Director Stepping Down, but Remaining Israel-Bashers Stand to Carry on Legacy

Ken Roth, the executive director of frequent Israel-basher Human Rights Watch (HRW), is stepping down from his post. A statement on HRW’s website said Roth would...

April 28, 2022 10:25 am

Terrorists No More: How AFP Gave Palestinian Islamic Jihad An Extreme Makeover

The article accompanying the video reads like a trailer for a Hollywood movie: In a "tunnel city" under the sandy soils of southern Gaza, Palestinian militants...

April 26, 2022 10:49 am

New York Times’ Latest Hire at Jerusalem Bureau Scrubbed Twitter Account of Anti-Israel Posts

The New York Times has a reputation for biased reporting when it comes to Israeli affairs, as our organization has previously detailed. The Times' history of spotty...

April 25, 2022 10:55 am

‘Investigation’ Into ‘Destruction of Gaza’s Antiquities’ Glosses Over Real Archaeological Crimes

The UK-based “research group” Forensic Architecture insists that it scrutinizes “human rights or environmental issue[s] not otherwise adequately addressed by the state in which it...

April 15, 2022 9:37 am

Associated Press and Others Obscure Palestinian Incitement That Encourages Mob Violence

Gaza’s terrorist rulers, Hamas, issued a call to Palestinians on Wednesday to come out in the “hundreds of thousands to protect our nation and our...

April 14, 2022 11:28 am

News Outlets Turn Blind Eye as Antisemitic Incidents Skyrocket in New York City

The New York Police Department released statistics on crime, showing that during the month of March, Jews were targeted in the city more than any...


Los Angeles City Council Officially Declares May 12 ‘Anne Frank Day’

JNS.org - The Los Angeles City Council has approved a resolution led by...

Auschwitz Survivor, 98, Wins Simon Wiesenthal Prize for Holocaust Education

JNS.org - A survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp who became a social...

Orthodox Jewish YU Basketball Player, NBA Prospect Invited to Elite Draft Camp

Ryan Turell, a forward for Yeshiva University men's basketball team The Maccabees, has...


Israel Pledges to Stop Iran From Transferring ‘Advanced Capabilities...

Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Monday pledged that Israel will stave off attempts by Iran to route “advanced capabilities” to...


IDF Considers Use of Combat Helicopters in West Bank After Officer Killed i...

The Israeli military is weighing the use of combat helicopters in major operations in the West Bank, after a veteran...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Hezbollah, Allies Likely to Lose Parliamentary Majority

Iran-backed Hezbollah and its allies are likely to lose their majority in the Lebanese parliament after Sunday's election, three sources allied to the group said, in a major blow to...


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