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Pope Francis Remarks to Abbas Spark Firestorm and Uncertainty
Pope Francis has described Mahmoud Abbas as a man of peace.
Italian media coverage of a recent meeting between Pope Francis and Mahmoud Abbas suggests that the Pope did two things: exhort Abbas to be an angel of peace and call him an angel of peace.
  
Campaign Calls Out New York Times Bias
 
Statehouse Moves Mark Dramatic Setback for Anti-Israel BDS Campaign
May 20, 2015
In a Washington Post blog, international law expert Eugene Kontorovich reports that state legislatures are pushing back against the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement aimed at delegitimizing and destroying Israel.
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CAMERA Refutes 'Jewish Voice for Peace' BDS Advocacy
May 19, 2015

The Hill newspaper's Congress Blog hosts frequent anti-Israel screeds, as well as pro-Israel commentaries. When ‘Jewish Voice for Peace' weighed in supporting the boycott, divest and sanction (BDS) movement, CAMERA exposed its many falsehoods.

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CAMERA Corrects Defense News on 'Breaking the Silence'
May 18, 2015

Defense News was among the many news media outlets taking seriously “Breaking the Silence's” claims of widespread Israeli military wrong-doing during last summer's war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip. CAMERA's letter to the editor set the record straight.

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Joshua Mitnick's Hit Piece on Ayelet Shaked
May 18, 2015
  Joshua Mitnick, the Wall Street Journal's correspondent in Israel, frequently injects his political biases into his reports. His article introducing Justice Minister appointee Ayelet Shaked is a vivid example.
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Washington Post Gives Palestinian Spokesman 'Nakba Day' Foul Shots
May 15, 2015

A Palestinian spokesman takes ‘Nakba Day' tour of Jaffa. The Washington Post takes the bait. It's the latest annual example of a journalistic flight from facts.

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What You Won’t Hear about “Nakba Day”
May 13, 2015
Friday, May 15, will mark this year's “Nakba Day,” the day set to commemorate the “catastrophe” of the founding of Israel. The media will cover Palestinian marches, rallies and demonstrations. But they will likely not include some of the major elements in the Arab-Israeli conflict.
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Explicit in The Times
May 12, 2015
The New York Times Opinionator blog presents yet another distortion-filled column by a self-righteous Israeli purporting to reveal the dirty truth about the Jewish state. It is what many readers have come to expect from that newspaper's pages and blogs.
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UC Riverside Lets Undergrad SJP Leader Teach Israel-Bashing Course
May 12, 2015

At the University of California, Riverside, an undergraduate student and Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) leader is teaching a one-credit course clearly intended to indoctrinate students to hate and act against Israel.

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Is there a deal with Iran on Stuxnet too?
May 7, 2015
The nuclear deal with Iran is meant to ensure that the country will, for at least 10 years, be unable to produce enough fissile material to complete a bomb. But what assurances did the Iranians demand regarding attacks – including malware like Stuxnet – against their nuclear program, and what assurances were provided?
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Washington Post Falls for Breaking the Silence 'Report'
May 5, 2015
‘Breaking the Silenceused unsubstantiated charges of abuse by Israeli troops in last summers Israel-Hamas war for its latest headline grab. This works only when media, like The Washington Post, fail to dig.

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CAMERA Prompts Corrections on Aid to Nepal
May 4, 2015
Several media outlets, citing CNN, incorrectly reported that Israel's aid delegation to Nepal was the largest of any country's. In fact, India sent the largest team. CAMERA prompted corrections at the Times of Israel, Algemeiner and i24news.
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Gideon Levy's Swimming Pool Falsehood Resurfaces
May 3, 2015
Nearly seven years to the day after Haaretz's Gideon Levy falsely reported that West Bank Palestinians have just one single place to swim, he extends the fallacy to the Gaza Strip.
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Connecticut College Professor Targeted by Anti-Israel Hate Groups
April 28, 2015
Andrew Pessin, a distinguished philosophy professor at Connecticut College who regularly speaks up on behalf of Israel, is being targeting by anti-Israel activists abetted by a feckless college administration.

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AP, Haaretz Run Temple Mount Correction. Ynet, Israel Hayom Don't
April 27, 2015
Hours after the Associated Press corrected an article about the Temple Mount, three English-language Israeli news outlets published the misinformation. Of the three -- Haaretz, Israel Hayom and Ynet -- only Haaretz has since set the record straight.
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World Vision and the Middle East
April 23, 2015
World Vision, a Christian aid organization works logistical wonders in poor countries throughout the world, but tells a distorted story about Israel and the Middle East.
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CAMERA Letter in LA Times: Yarmouk Refugees and Palestinian Rejectionism
April 22, 2015
Tamar Sternthal, director of CAMERA's Israel office, writes today in The Los Angeles Times that by refusing to admit Palestinians fleeing Yarmouk into the Palestinian territories, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas perpetuates the refugee tragedy started by his predecessors in 1948.
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CAMERA Prompts AFP Correction on Mt. Herzl memorial For Terror Victims
April 22, 2015
After CAMERA contacted AFP about erroneous suggestion that other Palestinians killed by Israeli Jews were not memorialized on Mt. Herzl, AFP amended its article, but without acknowledging the details CAMERA had provided about the Palestinians memorialized.
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CAMERA Prompts Improved AP Coverage on Temple Mount
April 22, 2015
global post correctionWorking in the same news cycle as the Jerusalem bureaus, CAMERA's Israel office keeps the AP's mischaracterization of the Western Wall out of papers worldwide. The wire service also adds key information about the Temple Mount's holy status in Judaism and Islam.
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Editorials Fail to Abide by Journalistic Standards
April 21, 2015
Editorials in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette routinely denigrate Israel and its supporters and get facts wrong about the Middle East. The publisher and editors rebuffed a request to discuss the problem.
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Sojourners Attacks Israel, Again
April 21, 2015
In March, Sojourners published an article about the Arab-Israeli conflict that promotes purveyors of misinformation and anti-Judaic polemics to its audience of “progressive” Evangelicals.
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Times of Israel Corrects Regarding Arab Victims of Terror
April 21, 2015
global post correctionCAMERA prompts correction of a Times of Israel headline and article which wrongly identified Muhammed Abu Khdeir as the first Arab killed by Jews to be included in the Mount Herzl monument for terror victims.
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NY Times Covers Palestinian Harassment of Jews, Blames Jews for Tensions
April 17, 2015
A New York Times story covers the Palestinian campaign of anti-Jewish harassment on the Temple Mount and makes a change to slanted language in the piece, but problems remain.
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Is the UCC Headed for Another Bout of Anti-Israelism?
April 16, 2015
The United Church of Christ's decision to invite anti-Israel radical Rev. Mitri Raheb to speak at the its General Synod indicates the denomination is ready to jump back on board the anti-Israel bandwagon that it left in 2007.
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CAMERA Letter Rebuts Roll Call 'Dual Loyalty' Implication
April 15, 2015

A blog post in the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call implied that Congress had to chose between U.S. and Israeli interests over Iran’s nuclear programs and that a Jewish member’s religion played an important role. CAMERA’s letter set the record straight.

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Haaretz's Gideon Levy Spreads His Anti-Israel Poison Abroad
April 14, 2015
Haaretz journalist Gideon Levy is a fringe radical who justifies terrorism, dismisses Palestinian genocidal rhetoric, promotes BDS and dreams of a one-state solution rather than a Jewish state.  Levy recently completed a cross-Canada speaking tour sponsored by a Canadian BDS organization and interviews on Canadian radio, providing an example of how Haaretz and its radical ideologues poison the public discourse by demonizing Israel.
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Washington Post's Kenya Massacre Coverage Short on Why?
April 7, 2015

Washington Post reporting on al-Shabab's mass murder at a college in Kenya detailed what happened. But it slid too quickly over why—the deadly ideology of Islamic supremacism—nearly 150 people died.

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Selective Memory Bedevils Washington Post Op-Ed Contributors
April 6, 2015
The observation that everyone's entitled to his or her opinion, just not to having it taken seriously applied in full to three March 29 Washington Post commentaries—one by that friend of Hamas, Jimmy Carter.
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Review of Rick Steves' "The Holy Land: Israelis and Palestinians Today"
April 2, 2015
It is clear that Rick Steves' and his staff put a lot of effort into this segment. But he still clings to Palestinian myths and won't talk about the religious component of the conflict.
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Virginia State Bar Appeases Boycotters; CAMERA Files Freedom of Information Request
April 1, 2015

The Virginia State Bar, yielding to a handful of complainers, cancelled a study seminar in Israel. Demands to reinstate the trip followed, and CAMERA filed a state freedom of information act request for all documents relevant to the cancellation.

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Washington Post Re-Runs 'Palestinian Narrative' Through U.N.
March 31, 2015
  The Washington Post seized on the departure of an unimportant U.N. official from a secondary position to highlight, as if it were news, the Palestinian narrative about an unrebuilt Gaza Strip and lack of peace between Israel and Palestinian Arabs.
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New York Times News Pages Again Editorialize On Netanyahu
March 31, 2015
It is dishonest of The New York Times to refer to Netanyahu's "disavowal" of a Palestinian state as if that's the last word, without reminding readers that he had subsequently disavowed that disavowal.
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CAMERA Activist Refutes The Hill's Anti-Israel Op-Ed
March 30, 2015

An Israeli-American's anti-Israel rant appeared in The Hill, a newspaper aimed at Congress. So did, a few days later, a thorough rebuttal from a CAMERA campus activist.

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Note to Foreign Desk--Washington Post Editorial Reports News
March 27, 2015

Newspaper editorial pages may be among the least read. That's too bad when, as in the case of a recent Washington Post editorial on Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy, they report news the foreign and national desks often downplay.

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What the Amnesty International Report on Palestinian Violations in Gaza Tells Us
March 27, 2015
Amnesty International this week released a report blaming Palestinians for a much-publicized incident that resulted in the deaths of Palestinian children and other civilians during last summer's war between Hamas and Israel. CAMERA discusses some of the takeaways.
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AP Assails Israel's Democracy
March 25, 2015
AP's Middle East editor asks and answers about Israeli democracy: "Is Israel a democracy? The answer is not so straightforward." What isn't straightforward is the article the follows, twisting, omitting, and stacking the deck in order to delegitimize Israel and absolve Palestinians.
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The New York Times' Anti-Bibi Campaign
March 20, 2015
The New York Times started  'campaigning' against Bibi before the elections and continued after his surprise victory. But when a front page 'news' analysis was redacted to remove mitigating quotes from controversial remarks by the prime minister, the publication further cemented its growing reputation as the advocacy journal of record.
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CAMERA Prompts Global Post Correction on Gaza Construction Materials
March 19, 2015
global post correctionAfter communication with CAMERA staff, the Global Post corrected its claim that construction materials are "are not allowed" into the Gaza Strip.
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National Public Radio Series Marred By Inaccuracies and Omissions
March 19, 2015
  In a series timed to coincide with Israeli elections, NPR's Morning Edition suggests that Israel's claims to the West Bank are illegitimate and its settlements illegal and portray Palestinians as hapless victims who bear no responsibility for their misfortunes
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New York Times News Pages Go Into Editorializing Overdrive
March 19, 2015
Today in inappropriate editorializing: News reporter Diaa Hadid purports to knows what Benjamin Netanyahu thinks (deception!) and what Mahmoud Abbas thinks (negotiations!), while Jodi Rudoren turns partisan opinions into New York Times fact.
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Petty Politics in Washington Post's Israeli Vote Coverage?
March 19, 2015
Did Washington Post news coverage have a horse in Israel's election race? Were nine references to the Likud party, seven to the Labor Party, none in reverse, accidental?
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NY Times Corrects on Jerusalem Arabs' Voting Rights
March 18, 2015
CAMERA prompts correction of a New York Times article which erroneously reported that Jerusalem Arabs do not have full voting rights. In fact, they are entitled to Israeli citizenship, which grants them full voting rights.
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Video of Expert Panel on British Media and Anti-Semitism
March 16, 2015
Professor Robert Witsrich joins a panel of experts in British media coverage to discuss the challenges and dangers faced by the Jewish community in Great Britain.
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Wall No Longer Listed as Associate Editor at VNN, UMC Responds to Complaint
March 16, 2015
James Wall, former editor of the The Christian Century and an ordained clergyperson in the United Methodist Church, is no longer listed as Associate Editor of Veterans News Now, a website that promotes antisemitic conspiracy theories.
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How Not to Help Palestinians
March 12, 2015

Many Christian activists who claim to be "Pro-Israel, Pro-Palestinian and Pro-Peace," tell a story that does not help anyone, Palestinians especially.

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Robert Malley and US Policy on Israel
March 11, 2015
Robert MalleyRobert Malley was just named Special Assistant to President Obama with responsibility for the Middle East, and will be the lead person in the NSC handling US policy towards Israel. The very controversial Malley – and his family – have rather interesting ties to Yasir Arafat, among others.
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NYT's Nick Kristof Blames Israel for Gaza Woes, Gives Hamas, Egypt a Pass
March 10, 2015
The New York Times opinion pages (like the news pages) are sharply skewed against Israel. And Nicholas Kristof adds considerably to the tally of distorted commentary on Israel.
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Mughayyir Mosque 'Arson' Story Flares Up Again
March 8, 2015
In response to communication from CAMERA, Haaretz removes its latest reference to an alleged arson attack on a West Bank mosque last November. It was Haaretz itself which had first reported on an Israeli investigation ruling out arson.
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Two Takes on Netanyahu's Speech in the Boston Globe
March 6, 2015
Boston Globe columnists Joan Vennochi and Michael Cohen offer very different opinions on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress.
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Israel Seems to Irritate USA Today Columnist, Repeatedly
March 5, 2015
USA Today columnist and journalism school dean DeWayne Wickham's objectivity slips when it comes to Israel's prime minister. And Israel. And its supporters.
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Saeb Erekat -- Highly Visible, Highly Unreliable
March 4, 2015

Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat is a news media favorite. CAMERA's Washington Jewish Week Op-Ed caught Al-Jazeera America letting Erekat do what he does chronically—fabricate.

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AFP Sets Record Straight on Gaza Flooding
March 1, 2015
Following communication from CAMERA, AFP retracts its video claiming that a "Gaza village flooded as Israel opens dam gates," and publishes a comprehensive article on the "shattering" of a "Palestinian myth."
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Other Features 



apartheid week


C-SPAN Watch

Susan SwainWashington Journal, a daily phone-in program, is a platform for the defamation of Israel and Jews. C-SPAN executives Susan Swain and Rob Kennedy, like network founder Brian Lamb before them, stonewall public complaint. …More

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for latest posting (May 18, 2015 broadcast).




and CAMERA's campus blog




REVISTA: Spanish-Language Media Analysis



 
 



PRESS-Pectiva: Hebrew-Language Media Analysis

Indicting Israel: New York Times Coverage of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
A groundbreaking CAMERA monograph documents how The New York Times holds Israel to a discriminatory standard, omits context and shows a clear preference for the Palestinian perspective.
 
Available for purchase on Amazon.

Eyes On Israel:
CAMERA's Free Media Curriculum
Click above for information about the curriculum.
eyes on israel

Al-Jazeera America (AJAM) Watch

AJAM, financed by the oil sheikdom of Qatar, began broadcasting on Aug. 20, 2013. Why would Qatar's rulers – who have spent hundreds of millions of dollars to launch the new satellite-cable news channel – want to compete with other American cable and over-the-air networks? To give Americans yet another choice for television news, or to gain a platform for Qatari foreign policy (as has been the case with Al-Jazeera Arabic and Al-Jazeera English)? That policy has been problematic in recent years.
 
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for latest posting (May 13, 2015 broadcast).

AJAM Watch



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Hamas Charter

(Click for a translation of the Charter.)
 
Why has Hamas never ceased to target Jewish civilians within Israel even after Israel withdrew from the Gaza Strip more than three years ago? The answer lies in its governing charter.

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