Less than an hour ago, we posted on a Times of London article which included two sentences falsely suggesting that Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital. … Within a half hour after complaining […]
In 2014, we prompted a correction to a Times of London print article that falsely claimed Tel Aviv was Israel’s capital – an error that other news outlets, including the Guardian have been forced to correct over the years. Today, we noticed that Times of London made a similar error in an article on Turkey’s recent reconciliation with Israel (Isolated Turkey mends ties with Russia, Israel and perhaps Egypt, June 28th.)
After a series of emails to editors at Times of London – in which we sent them information we received from COGAT and Mekorot – the agreed to make one substantive change, and added additional text to the online version of their article
1) There have indeed been water shortages since the start of Ramadan (and since the start of the summer heat), but these were caused naturally by an increase in demand and a shortage of supply from the mountain aquifer. 2) This water shortage has affected both Jewish and Palestinian communities in the West Bank. 3) Israel actually increased the water supply to Palestinians in Hebron and Bethlehem, and to all Palestinian communities at night, to accommodate Palestinian Muslims observing the holiday of Ramadan.
The suggestion by Mr. Greenstein that his being Jewish should inculcate him from charges of antisemitism – which evidently seemed plausible to Times of London editors – is of course absurd.
In 2013, David Ward (who was then a MP for Bradford East) faced intense criticism from the CST and other anti-racist and Holocaust education campaigners when he wrote the following in reference to Holocaust […]
“Christians represent the most persecuted people on earth in the 21st century,” argued Anglican Bishop Nick Baines in a Christmas Eve op-ed at Times of London Baines, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s representative on […]
It seems that every year around this time, the British media resurrects the desired Palestinian narrative about Israel’s putative role in ruining Christmas in Bethlehem. This year’s effort by Gregg Carlstrom at […]
Yesterday, we posted about a Nov. 4th Times of London review by David Aaronovitch of a new exhibit at the Jewish Museum in London titled Blood: Uniting and Dividing. We paid particular attention to this passage […]
The Nov. 4th edition of Times of London includes a review by David Aaronovitch of a new exhibit at the Jewish Museum in London titled Blood: Uniting and Dividing. Aaronovitch explains that the exhibit explores […]
Earlier we posted about a Guardian report which legitimized baseless accusations that Israeli police are planting knives on innocent Palestinians after summarily executing them. Additionally, a new Amnesty International report on Israel buttresses this Palestinian […]
We demonstrated in our post that Arab terrorists have in fact been targeting Jews, not ‘merely’ “settlers’. After complaining to Times of London editors, they agreed to issue the following correction.
Here’s the large photo spread across pages 30-31 in the Oct. 20th print edition of Times of London – accompanying an article by Gregg Carlstrom on the recent Arab violence. The caption reads: […]
Yesterday we posted about serious omissions by both the Times of London and The Telegraph regarding the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Both news sites, in articles about the ongoing Palestinian violence, noted […]
Two articles in the British media about the recent wave of Arab terror include background information on the Temple Mount, the contested Jerusalem site both reports claim represents one of the root causes […]
Multiple media outlets have devoted coverage to new statistics from the Metropolitan Police Service on hate crimes in London which demonstrate that – from July 2014 to July 2015 – both Islamophobic and antisemitic hate crimes in the […]
In a July 28th article (Huckabee likens Iran deal to Holocaust), Times of London Middle East reporter Hugh Tomlinson claimed that Israel’s prime minister not only opposes the current Iran nuclear deal, but […]
A few days ago we noted that Gregg Carlstrom, in a July 10th article at Times of London (Israeli tunnels ‘wrecking holy sites in Jerusalem’) became the latest British journalist to obfuscate […]
Jews pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem – “the remnant of the outer retaining wall built by Herod to level the ground and expand the area housing the Second Jewish Temple” […]
Yesterday, July 6th, there was a deadly attack on a market in the Middle East. Over 40 people were killed when a Saudi airstrike reportedly hit an area in southern Yemen densely populated […]