The word “cleansed” of course suggests that 97% of Palestinians were expelled or in some way forced out by Israeli forces that year – a claim totally at odds with the historical record. As CAMERA, and commentators such as Dr. Petra Marquardt-Bigman, recently demonstrated, the overwhelming majority of Jaffa’s Arab residents fled in 1948 – and were not forcibly removed.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is clearly a moderate. How do I know? Well, per Harriet Sherwood’s latest Guardian report (Aug. 23), for starters, he recently said the following about the concessions he’s […]
Harriet Sherwood’s Dec. 7 report, ‘Gaza Welcomes exiled Hamas leader‘, about Khaled Meshaal’s first trip to Gaza, began with these three paragraphs: Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal kissed the ground and wept as he […]
A guest post by AKUS After spending a morning at Shuk HaCarmel, it was time to head to the mother of all shuks in Israel – the flea market in Jaffa. As […]
Guardian story downplays firebombed synagogue, blames “settlers” for vandalized Arab graves w/o evidence
Say, you’re a reporter or editor and you have 2 events in which to contextualize into a headline and story. 1. Muslim and Christian graves are desecrated by unknown assailants. 2. A […]
In vintage Guardian style, Harriet Sherwood presented us with a potted history of Jaffa on July 18th which is about as authentic as some of the ‘antiques’ in that town’s famous flea […]