Yossi Beilin

CAMERA Op-Ed: The Oslo Diaries and Yasser Arafat’s Trunk

Twenty-five years after the Oslo Accords, many media outlets, and a new "documentary" from HBO, omit the reasons for their failure. Those watching the HBO film are presented with superficial history and images, with much of the real story left on the cutting room floor.

CAMERA Prompts Correction on Beilin Op-Ed in Ynet

CAMERA staff prompted correction of a Yossi Beilin Op-Ed which falsely stated that Arab citizens of Israel residing in Jerusalem are not granted a vote in national elections or given an Israeli passport.

UPDATED: Ha’aretz Indifferent to Journalistic Norms

Nov. 28 update follows.  In contrast to international and American media outlets, Ha'aretz apparently considers itself above criticism. Ha'aretz editors seem unaccustomed to responding to readers in a straightforward process and appear to believe readers have no right to fault them for shoddy, inaccurate coverage.

No Excuse for Ha’aretz Gaza Population Error

Ha'aretz, the Israeli daily newspaper relied upon by the Israeli elite as well the Western press corps, has printed for the second time in just over a month the same factual error. The second error appeared yesterday despite the fact that editors had already been provided with documentation refuting the erroneous claim.

CAMERA Prompts Correction of Herbert Kelman Op-Ed in Boston Globe

CAMERA obtained the following correction noting that Yossi Beilin and Yasser Abed Rabbo, architects of the Geneva Accords, are former Cabinet ministers. In an op-ed, Herbert Kelman, the Richard Clarke Cabot Research Professor of Social Ethics and co-chair of the Middle East Seminar at Harvard University, misidentified them as current Cabinet members.

BACKGROUNDER: “Geneva Accords”

The so-called Geneva accords, signed with much fanfare on December 1, 2003 by self-appointed negotiators Yossi Beilin and Yasser Abed Rabbo, garnered much excitement and praise in the international press. To help readers distinguish between objective reporting and advocacy journalism, CAMERA has prepared the following backgrounder on th e Geneva Accords.

Yossi Beilin’s “Road Map” Confusion

In his July 25 New York Times column, Yossi Beilin refers to the complexity of the Israeli-Palestinian situation and progress on the "road map." But rather than elucidating matters for readers, he further complicates the picture with an internal contradiction.