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Sean Durns is a Senior Research Analyst for the Washington D.C. office of CAMERA, the 65,000-member, Boston-based Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America.

ARTICLES BY: Sean Durns


October 3, 2018 7:52 am
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Once Again, the Media Whitewashes Antisemitism Around the World

The Washington Post’s Ishaan Tharoor has previously warned about a “a rising tide of anti-Semitism.” Yet when the journalist sat down to interview one of the world’s leading antisemites, Malaysian...

August 8, 2018 2:13 pm
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Foreign Policy and The Washington Post Whitewash UNRWA’s Misdeeds

“I worry,” Walter Cronkite once said, “that we’re not getting enough of the news to make us informed citizens.” Looking at recent coverage of the...

June 25, 2018 1:39 pm
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For The Washington Post, Jewish Blood Isn’t Cheap — It’s Just Not Worth the Ink

“If it bleeds, it leads” is an old adage describing the media’s tendency to prioritize stories involving violence. But this is not the case, it...

May 29, 2018 9:27 am
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Here’s Why the Media Got the Gaza Violence Wrong

Western journalists covering the Arab-Israeli conflict are in need of an intervention. Many of them have spent the last several weeks regurgitating claims by Hamas...

May 1, 2018 7:13 am
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Examining a New View of the Third Reich

“Once we attain power,” the Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels wrote in his diary, “we will never give it up until our dead bodies are...

February 22, 2018 12:23 pm
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Media Propagates Abbas’ Historical Lies

In a long, rambling February 20, 2018, speech before the UN Security Council, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas fed fables to his audience -- and continued to...

January 18, 2018 1:19 pm
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Washington Post Provides Cover for Palestinian Antisemitism

The Washington Post is treating antisemites as credible sources -- and purposefully omitting hate-filled remarks by Palestinian leaders. On January 14, 2018, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud...

December 17, 2017 12:41 pm
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World Media Silent as Mahmoud Abbas — Israel’s ‘Peace Partner’ — Undermines Talks

Just how bad is the media bias against Israel? In a week filled with extensive coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- much of it poor -- the leader of...

November 22, 2017 2:29 pm
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Hitler’s ‘Jolly Elf’ and The New York Times

Haj Amin al-Husseini was one of the seminal figures of the 20th century. He was a founding father of Palestinian nationalism and a Nazi collaborator, whose support...

October 24, 2017 3:58 pm
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Fatah Admits Its True Goals — but the Media Won’t Retweet

Palestinian officials and groups that are often deemed to be “moderates,” have once again been very clear about their desire to destroy Israel and forswear peace. But many...

October 18, 2017 11:41 am
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Does The Washington Post Even Read The Washington Post?

An old adage, often attributed to Mark Twain, states that the “truth is stranger than fiction -- because we don’t meet it as often.” But readers...

August 25, 2017 10:45 am
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USA Today’s Orwellian Report on Anti-Jewish Violence

In his dystopian novel 1984, the British author George Orwell famously wrote: “War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.” In a similar vein, a...

August 15, 2017 1:14 pm
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Can the Washington Post Google Anti-Jewish Incitement?

A July 27, 2017, Washington Post report minimized both Palestinian anti-Jewish violence, as well as the Jewish people's connection to their ancestral homeland of Israel. The dispatch, filed by Jerusalem bureau...

July 24, 2017 2:44 pm
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The Washington Post Passes on Palestinian Incitement

On a near-daily basis, Palestinians encourage and praise violence against Israelis. And just as frequently, many major US news outlets -- the Washington Post foremost among them -- ignore it. Calls...

Culture

Richard Gere to Star in Apple Adaptation of Israeli Series ‘Nevelot’

Apple is negotiating for the rights to adapt an Israeli television series that...

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Non-Jewish Kids Reveal They Know Little About Hanukkah on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

A new segment featured Monday on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" showcased children...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

UK Union of Jewish Students Elects New President, Affirms ‘Proud Zion...

The Union of Jewish Students (UJS) in the United Kingdom elected a new president on Sunday, and affirmed its position as...

Israel

Amid Ongoing Lebanon Border Op, IDF Releases Info on New Tunnel-Detection T...

The Israeli military on Monday released details of the technology being used to detect and destroy tunnels dug by Hezbollah under the...

Middle East

Qatar Book Fair Continues to Sell Antisemitic Books, Despite ADL Pressure

JNS.org - The Anti-Defamation League has asked the US ‎Embassy in Qatar to pressure Doha to remove antisemitic titles from its government-sponsored ‎book fair, which it said “has a record of...

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