Media outlets falsely report that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shut Israel's courts, citing him as a prime example of an "authoritarian" national leader engaging in a "coronavirus coup." In fact, Justice Minister Amir Ohana, a Netanyahu ally, curtailed court activity without closing the institutions, a move backed by Supreme Court justice Esther Hayut.
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.
During the time of a global pandemic, Israel, like other countries, is taking drastic action. The world is changing — fast. Regrettably those who seek to single out the Jewish state, including those at the Washington Post, aren’t.
Unsurprisingly, a newspaper that calls Benjamin Netanyahu a scold for trying to protect seniors is unable to report fairly on Israeli hesitations about the Joint List political alliance.
Welcome to Cal Perry's alternate reality, where Israel has a constitution, the state is in "a legitimate constitutional crisis," and Israeli Arabs, too intimidated to vote, have no influence on the political process. MSNBC calls in its expert to explain Israel's political chaos.
CAMERA prompts improved after AP incorrectly reported that Facebook suspended Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's account for a post saying "Arabs want to annihilate us." A New York Times Op-Ed by Raja Shehadeh also errs.
CAMERA prompts correction of a Los Angeles Times article which misidentified the Jordan Valley as "Palestinian territory." Israel captured the disputed territory from Jordan in the defensive 1967 war, and Palestinians seek it for a future state.
On the eve of Israel's second free and fair elections in half a year, The Washington Post claims that Israel is increasingly illiberal. But a look at the relevant history and facts say otherwise.
CAMERA prompts correction after AFP erroneously reported that Israel's extremist far-right Jewish Power party is in an electoral alliance with other right-wing parties. While such a pact existed in the April 2019 election, Jewish Power is running alone in the September race.
Jim Krane, of Rice University's Baker Institute, alleged in Forbes that "the Israeli president has been braying for America to attack Iran, just as he urged Congress to do in Iraq," and tenaciously clung to the unfounded falsehood when challenged about its veracity.