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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


March 19, 2019 8:07 am
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Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time spent with old spies,” author...

March 6, 2019 6:47 am
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The Media Only Cares About Palestinians If Israel Can Be Blamed

Narrative and bias are the chief problems facing the news media today -- not, as some would have it, issues of revenue created from the...

February 17, 2019 9:20 am
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Stop Whitewashing Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitism

“Strong language,” Winston Churchill once said, “is often used by weak men and it is never used more strongly than on a weak case.” The...

January 17, 2019 7:14 am
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The Washington Post Uses Arens Obituary to Bash Bibi

Newspapers typically publish obituaries of famous figures in order to sum up their life’s work. The Washington Post, however, used an obituary to belittle Israel’s...

January 14, 2019 4:02 am
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The ‘Arab Street’ Is a Dead End

It’s time to put an old aphorism to rest. For decades, Middle East analysts and journalists have used the informal phrase “the Arab Street” to...

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...

Culture

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in California...

Jewish Professor and Poet Discusses His New Book of Poetry

Baruch November is a professor of English at Touro College in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in The Forward, The...

‘Today’ Show Anchor Savannah Guthrie Takes Helicopter Tour of ‘Magical’ Israel

"Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie recently took a helicopter tour...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

Jewish Human Rights Group Urges Russian Authorities to Investigate Antisemi...

Antisemitic vandals in Moscow caused extensive damage but no injuries or fatalities when they attacked a yeshiva in the Russian...

Israel

Israel Not Ready for Full-Scale War With Hezbollah, Nasrallah Claims

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah claimed on Monday that Israel was not ready for a full-scale war with the Lebanese terrorist group, walking back previously reported comments in which he said...

Middle East

Former Turkish PM Davutoglu Sharply Criticizes Erdogan’s AK Party

A former prime minister and close ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan strongly criticized the ruling AK Party on Monday, blaming policy changes and an alliance with nationalists for its...

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