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Simon Plosker is Managing Editor of HonestReporting (www.honestreporting.com), the world's largest grassroots organization monitoring anti-Israel media bias. Originally from the UK, he immigrated to Israel in 2001 and has worked for a variety of non-profit organizations. He has a BSoc.Sc in International Studies and Political Science from the University of Birmingham and a MSc in History of International Relations from the London School of Economics.

ARTICLES BY: Simon Plosker


April 4, 2019 9:16 am
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The BBC Erases Non-Israeli Jews From Entebbe Hostages — and Refuses to Correct Its Error

Many media outlets have recently published obituaries for the heroic Air France pilot Michel Bacos, who, along with his flight crew, stayed with the hostages...

March 27, 2019 9:57 am
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Why Do Media Outlets Ignore Palestinian Terror, But Condemn Israel’s Response?

On Monday, a rocket attack from Gaza struck an Israeli house, injuring seven people, including two infants. The attack prompted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to...

February 15, 2019 10:28 am
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Ilhan Omar Defender Denies Arab and Muslim Antisemitism

Plenty has already been written about Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s antisemitic tweets. But what was the reaction in her home state of Minnesota? One standout piece in...

January 31, 2019 10:53 am
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Anti-Israel Op-Ed ‘Plagiarizes’ Marc Lamont Hill Speech

Anti-Israel activists tend to recycle slurs and canards over and over in their efforts to denigrate and delegitimize Israel. But even we were surprised at...

December 12, 2018 8:30 am
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Award-Winning Irish Journalist Tweets Antisemitic Conspiracy Theory

Gemma O’Doherty is an award-winning Irish investigative journalist. She spent 16 years at the Irish Independent, and according to her website, she has contributed to...

December 4, 2018 6:26 am
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Headline Fails: Media Outlets Distort the Truth on Marc Lamont Hill

Marc Lamont Hill called for a “free Palestine from the river to the sea” at the United Nations. The fact that he also used his speech...

November 15, 2018 12:04 pm
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Trauma and Terror: The View From Israel’s South

The sound of crunching under my feet made me wince. Amidst the debris, lay the belongings of the residents of a four-story apartment block in the Israeli...

October 23, 2018 8:49 am
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Media Story on Australian Election Contains Blood Libel

An Australian by-election has taken on local, national, and international significance, as Australia’s ruling Liberal party fought to hold its a one-seat majority in the...

June 28, 2018 1:56 pm
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Bigoted Columnist Claims Israeli Jews Are ‘Poisoning the Wells’

The official visit of future British monarch Prince William to Israel has generally been a very positive event. It’s disappointing, then, to see British journalist...

May 25, 2018 4:26 pm
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The Rotten Onion: When Anti-Israel Parody Crosses the Line

The satirical news site The Onion weighed into the Gaza border violence with a parody that crossed the line from humor to offense. The text in full: Describing the terrifying...

May 3, 2018 3:38 pm
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The New York Times Electrifies Israel’s Gaza Fence

The New York Times decided to report from inside the heart of the Palestinian violence currently taking place on Israel’s border with Gaza under the...

March 8, 2018 9:56 am
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UK Media: Jerusalem’s Old City in Danger of Disappearing

A feature in Business Insider UK and republished in The Independent is a great example of the intersection of gross stupidity between United Nations bodies and the media. In “15...

February 27, 2018 9:58 am
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Australian TV Station Selectively Edits Ahed Tamimi Video

On February 20, Australia’s "7.30" current affairs program -- which airs on national broadcaster ABC -- included a ten-minute segment on the Ahed Tamimi case. In the report,...

January 11, 2018 10:02 am
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Sanitizing the BDS Movement?

The announcement of 20 pro-boycott organizations that have been blacklisted by Israeli authorities -- and denied entry to the country -- has brought the boycott, divestment and...

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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