The promotion of Julie Salamon’s new book – and subsequent media attention – about the 1985 Palestinian terrorist killing of Jewish American Leon Klinghoffer aboard a cruise ship – have served to mislead the public.
Among Muhammad Shehada's dishonest claims is that Palestinians don't have the right to vote.
Author Muhammad Shehada falsely claims “Pay to Slay” is a “canard” that has been debunked by the Washington Post.
Of late, the Forward seems to be on an ongoing quest to find new ways to surpass previous lows.
The piece by a self-described “scholar of Palestinian history,” is rife with historical distortions, such as, the claim that Palestinians wished to "throw Jews into the sea" was a result of “an Israeli media campaign following the 1967 war."
A negative narrative that's rapidly gaining currency in the media is about a broadening rift between Israeli and American Jews caused by an Orthodox rabbinate in Israel intolerant of other Jewish denominations. So popular is this theme that it is sometimes imposed upon news events as context, even when the evidence suggests otherwise.
Just as the claim that the IDF commits atrocities is an attempt to limit the ability of Jews to defend themselves physically, the claims that groups that defend Israel or fight antisemitism are somehow shady, engaging in immoral tactics, is an attempt to limit the Jews' ability to defend themselves rhetorically.
Updated: For the second time in four months, CAMERA intercedes and The New York Times deletes a blatantly antisemitic comment which appeared as a "Times Pick." Last week, a comment about "super-rich individuals of Jewish descent who buy our politicians" received the coveted Times designation.
There is a disturbing trend within certain Jewish journalistic circles to conform to the extreme, “progressive” zeitgeist in which religious values, Jewish leaders and most of all, the Jewish state and its supporters are consistently condemned. And nowhere is this trend as pronounced as at The Forward under the helm of editor‑in‑chief Jane Eisner.
Following a series of Palestinian attacks over the weekend, CAMERA today prompted corrections of two headlines, in The Forward and in Voice of America, which depicted reported Palestinian assailants as victims.