Academia

NY Times Downplays Anti-Israel Activism, Errs on Palestinian Refugees

Weeks after the New York Times slurred Kenneth Marcus, who has worked to oppose anti-Semitism, as a "longtime opponent of Palestinian rights causes," the same newspaper refuses to cast a clear-cut anti-Israel activist as "anti-Israel." In fact, the Times insists her "credentials as an anti-Israel activist are far from clear-cut."

Haaretz’s Uri Misgav Revives Discredited National Library Bunker Story

Months after numerous Israeli journalists determined a Channel 11 report claiming Prime Minister Netanyahu demanded that the National Library build an underground bunker to house his father's work was baseless, Haaretz's Uri Misgav repeats the story. Instead of correcting, editors add the library's denial.

The Forward Delegitimizes Pro-Israel Activism

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.

NYT Interactive Feature Used as Teaching Tool Distorts Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

A New York Times website interactive feature is currently being used as a teaching tool about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in some U.S. public schools. But it distorts the conflict. With its obsessive focus on Israeli actions that allegedly obstruct peace while concealing a Palestinian role in the conflict, it misleads the audience.

The Trouble with Textbooks: The Case of the Missing Correction

Call it the case of the missing correction and tortured textbook. Westview Press' A Political Economy of the Middle East terms Israel a “quasi-democracy” and omits that in the 2014 war, Hamas attacked Israel first. There'll be a quiz Tuesday.

NYU Law School BDS Activists Mislead Peers

In light of the warped view of Israel NYU's Law Students for Justice in Palestine tries to hoist on fellow students, it's no wonder they don't want them to see Israel for themselves.

George Mason University Doesn’t Fall for Academic Dishonesty

George Mason University officials stood firm when a pair of anti-Israel propagandists tried to link the winter commencement speaker to 'illegal occupation' and Israel's 'apartheid wall.' American-Israeli business leader Shari Arison's talk at the Fairfax, Va. school went on, but smears against her and the Jewish state still must be exposed.