CAMERA Webinar: Coronavirus and its Impact on Israel

In a March 26, 2020 webinar with CAMERA on Campus, CAMERA analyst Sean Durns discussed how Israel is handling the coronavirus pandemic. Durns highlighted the steps that the Jewish state is taking, the unique threat that coronavirus poses, and how Israel's enemies are taking advantage of the situation.

Haaretz’s Zvi Bar’El Cites Hezbollah’s Disputed Claims As Fact

Zvi Bar'el reports as fact Hezbollah's disputed, unproven accusation that former SLA-member Amer Fakhoury is the "butcher" responsible for mass murder and torture at Lebanon's Khiyam prison years ago. The Haaretz reporter also bizarrely suggests that Fakhoury's case was a Republican issue, when in fact the fight for his release from Lebanon was completely bipartisan, headed up by Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (pictured).

AP Misleads on Electricity for Gaza Strip

The Associated Press today misleads, stating that most in the Gaza Strip "only have a few hours of electricity a day." In fact, according to United Naitons data, every day this month Gazans had more than 12 hours of electricity.

AFP: Jewish Prayer ‘Miyan’ ‘Impossible’ With Ten People

AFP demonstrates poor working knowledge of Judaism coupled with shoddy editing, erroneously reporting that Israel's ban on gatherings of more than 10 people, a measure to combat the coronavirus pandemic, makes it impossible for the Jewish prayer quorum, or "miyan," as the leading news called it, to convene.

Blood Libels, Conspiracy Theories, and Coronaviruses

For centuries, blood libels and conspiracy theories have played a tragic role in Jewish history, inciting pogroms, and responsible for the torture and murders of countless Jews. As Passover approaches and the world is engulfed in a coronavirus pandemic,  a new crop of libels have arisen.

AP Headline On 2019 Settlements “Surge” Misleads

An Associated Press headline today proclaims "Watchdog says Israel's West Bank settlements surged in 2019," when, in fact, construction was started on fewer Israeli housing units in the West Bank last year compared to 2018 and 2017.

AFP Reports Disputed Claim About IDF’s Use of Live Fire as Fact

UPDATED: AFP amends multiple captions which had stated as fact that the Israeli army fired live ammunition during a clash in Nablus despite the fact that Palestinian witnesses and the Israeli military agree that only rubber bullets and tear gas were used.

New York Times Labels Disputed West Bank ‘Palestinian Land’

Contrary to The New York Times report, Israeli settlers did not criticize the Trump plan for not "annex[ing] enough Palestinian land." Indeed, the West Bank land in question is disputed and is not currently under Palestinian control, nor was it ever.