Ha'aretz finds page-one space for settlement building, Tokyo, migrating cranes and new technology in archeology, but not for the burial of the five Fogels, including a toddler and an infant, brutally murdered in a Palestinian terror attack.
Ha'aretz's leading headline in the weekend paper claims that the "Little Kotel" is opened to Jewish prayer, "upsetting status quo." In actuality, the site has always been used for Jewish prayer. The only change involved the removal of scaffolding which impeded access for Arab residents.
Presspectiva Editor Yishai Goldflam criticizedHa'aretz columnist Yossi Sarid for reflexively blaming Israel even when the facts directly contradict him. Ha'aretz published Goldflam's letter to the editor on the same subject, translated below.
CAMERA frequently documents the outrageous and defamatory lies of anti-Israel journalist Gideon Levy. A fellow Israeli journalist, reaching the same conclusion, has now spoken out sharply against Levy.
In Ha'aretz, poet and fiction writer Margaret Atwood cited a report that, she claims, noted the rate of malnutrition of the children in part of the West Bank is causing developmentally stunting and death. But the report says no such thing.