The story of the eviction of the Arab Shamasneh family from a house in east Jerusalem’s Shimon Hatzaddik neighbourhood has spread like wildfire, including in the British media. These media outlets have failed to report that the Shamasnehs were evicted largely because they owed hundreds of thousands of shekels in back rent.
Whilst it won’t become clear for quite a while if the new guidelines will result in a continuation of this construction slow-down, it’s quite a commentary when far-left Haaretz frames the settlement policy of a ‘right wing’ Israeli government far more sympathetically than the Guardian.
The putative ‘erosion’ of Israel’s democracy is one of those NGO and media-driven narratives that has developed into something akin to conventional wisdom among the state’s critics – despite the dearth of […]
Our point isn’t to debate the merits of the Knesset’s muezzin bill, but to question why Fraser highlighted only Israeli efforts to limit noise from mosque loudspeakers – in a column focused on noise from a British airport – when he could have used similar examples from anywhere in the world.
Though the Indy article included information on the attempted suicide in the fifth paragraph of the article, if you were to merely read the headline and strap line, you’d be forgiven for believing that Israeli security personnel summarily executed a Palestinian child.
Are we really to believe that when Belkhiri wrote “Hitler didn’t kill all the Jews, he left some…so we [would] know why he was killing them”, she really meant “Hitler didn’t kill all the Zionists, he left some…so we [would] know why he was killing them”? And, when she wrote “”F—ing Jews, I hate them so much”, she meant to write “F—ing Zionists, I hate them so much”?
An article published this morning in the Guardian by their Jerusalem correspondent Peter Beaumont (Netanyahu turns down Obama meeting and cancels US trip, March 8) claimed that Israel’s prime minister turned down a […]
You don’t need to be a politically partisan Israeli to understand the significance of a speech given by MK Isaac (Bougie) Herzog, party chairman of the centre-left Zionist Union, on Wednesday. The opposition […]
h/t Shimon UK Media Watch has reviewed a series Facebook status updates by The Telegraph’s Middle East correspondent Robert Tait which reveal a radical worldview more in line with the agitprop of Electronic Intifada bloggers […]
(This post was written by Gidon Shaviv and published at CAMERA under the headline ‘Haaretz’s Gideon Levy Chooses a Classical Antisemitic Trope‘. For the original Hebrew version, please see Presspectiva.) “Historically it has been antisemites, […]
In three recent posts, we’ve investigated a claim made by The Economist that the prime minister’s office approves headlines at the Israeli newspaper, Israel Hayom. Here’s the relevant quote, from an article published at […]
As we noted in a recent post, a March 16th Guardian video story (Could the Israeli left beat Bibi?) co-produced and narrated by Phoebe Greenwood included this claim at the 1:14 mark: In July, […]
Despite what Times of London claims in an Oct. 28th story by Gregg Carlstrom, there is no ‘apartheid-style’ proposal by Israeli officials to ‘ban Palestinians from riding Israeli buses’. According to Haaretz (and […]
(CAMERA senior research analyst Gidon Shaviv assisted in this post) We recently posted about an Irish Times article by Lara Marlow which highlighted Haaretz’s Gideon Levy (“Holocaust makes Israelis think international law doesn’t apply,” Sept. 11th) in which Levy […]
As CAMERA has previously documented, in 2004 Gideon Levy claimed in a Ha’aretz column that “Golda Meir said that after what the Nazis did to us, we can do whatever we want,” but was later forced to admit that […]
One of the most edifying political experiences I had before making Aliyah occurred in 2007 when I observed an anti-Israel event outside Philadelphia, in which an anti-Zionist Jew named Marc Ellis was […]
Cross posted by CAMERA’s Israel Director, Tamar Sternthal Charging “Israel’s multiple self-professed lobbyists” for having “donned the mantle of Christian saviors,” The Economist‘s Nicolas Pelham cites Proverbs to excoriate: “Deceive not with thy lips.” […]
One of the more bewildering aspects of the UK media’s advocacy on behalf of the Palestinian cause is how many putatively liberal journalists reconcile their views on Israel-Palestine with undeniable evidence attesting […]
English Posts Al-Jazeera America TV News Aims Against Israel Twisted coverage of Israel is consistent with the network’s indirect connection through its owner to the creation of the Palestinian Hamas terrorist entity […]
The following was published at CAMERA The false accusation that Israel maintained a longstanding practice of caging Palestinian children outdoors was repeated in several media outlets before being corrected by those outlets […]