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Tamar Sternthal, director of CAMERA's Israel Office, joined CAMERA in 1999. She regularly communicates with editors at major media outlets such as the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, ABC News, and the Associated Press and has elicited countless corrections in print and on the air. Since opening CAMERA's Israel office in 2004, Sternthal has also monitored the English-language Israeli daily Ha'aretz, which is very influential among Western journalists. Her columns have appeared in media outlets in America and Israel, including the Philadelphia Daily News, St. Petersburg Times, the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, and Ynet.

ARTICLES BY: Tamar Sternthal


January 30, 2019 5:37 am
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New York Times Covers Up Rashida Tlaib’s Antisemitic Tweet

In a recent article about Senate legislation opposing anti-Israel BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) efforts, The New York Times covered up a tweet by Representative...

December 30, 2018 8:28 am
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Top Israel News Coverage Fails of 2018

The end of the year is a natural time to look back on 2018’s most defining moments, the highs and the lows, the pictures and...

December 20, 2018 4:09 pm
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When Is a Journalist Not a Reliable Eyewitness?

JNS.org - Despite the recent erosion of public confidence in the media, many readers probably consider journalists trustworthy eyewitnesses. Journalists are duty bound to rise above their...

November 26, 2018 12:43 pm
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AP ‘Clarification’ Casts Iranian Threats as Israeli Perception

After reporting yesterday that “Iran has never threatened to attack Israel,” the Associated Press’ “clarification” today unfortunately casts those very real threats as a matter...

July 25, 2018 1:07 pm
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The New Yorker Puts Its Anti-Israel Bias on Display

“We checked nonfiction. We checked fiction. We checked poems. We checked cartoons. We checked cartoon captions,” asserted Richard Sacks, describing his work in The New...

April 10, 2018 8:34 am
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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Presents Hamas Propaganda as Fact

In a completely biased report saying Israel is endeavoring to "pick off" unarmed Palestinian demonstrators, MSNBC's Chris Hayes discarded any semblance of journalistic professionalism and embraced Hamas...

January 4, 2018 10:09 am
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Will Layoffs at The New York Times Lead to Even Worse Coverage of Israel?

As long ago as 2002, gay activist Paul Varnell observed about the Middle East that, “Israel is the one country in the region in which gays have...

November 16, 2017 12:03 pm
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The New York Times — At It Again on Israel

A New York Times article last week discussed the opening of the new Louvre Abu Dhabi museum, describing it as a "soft power" means "to promote the capital...

February 19, 2016 5:39 am
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Reuters’ Jerusalem Bureau Chief Displays Anti-Israel Bias

Journalists are tasked with sorting through competing claims, bringing facts to light, and carefully examining uncomfortable or controversial subjects. When it comes to questions about...

November 11, 2015 5:42 pm
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Elle Publishes an Article That Slanders Israel, and No One Cares

In 2011, the popular fashion magazine Vogue dubbed Asma Assad, wife of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, "the freshest and most magnetic of first ladies." But that happened...

September 28, 2014 3:30 pm
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The New York Times’ Obsessive, Unsubstantiated Criticism of Israel Reaches New Depths

"Struggles for freedom continued across the Middle East and North Africa in 2013, but several countries faced worsening violence as antidemocratic forces asserted themselves," according...

April 28, 2014 11:54 am
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New York Times Says Abbas ‘Vilified’ for Challenging Number of Holocaust Victims

As Israelis mark Holocaust Remembrance Day at ceremonies naming individuals among the 6 million murdered Jews, The New York Times reports that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas...

April 1, 2014 11:25 am
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How the New York Times Demonizes the Israeli People

If "demonize" means "to try to make someone or a group of people seem as if they are evil," as the Cambridge Free says, can...

February 7, 2013 3:54 am
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Let’s Get the Facts Straight About Ethiopian Jews and Contraception

As a bat mitzvah girl in suburban Philadelphia, I was riveted by the plight of Ethiopian Jews in the late 1980s, and was twinned with...

Culture

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Hebrew University Distances Itself From Lecturer Who Said Palestinian Kids ...

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem distanced itself from a professor who claimed that the Israeli military was using Palestinian children...

Israel

UK and Israel Sign Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal

The United Kingdom and Israel finalized a post-Brexit free trade agreement on Monday. British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox flew to Israel for the signing of the deal,...

Middle East

Netanyahu: Arab Countries Know Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Can’t Be ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday in Jerusalem with a visiting Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish...

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