The Juilliard Journal is not known for hosting heated discussions about the Middle East. But it recently published a defamatory piece on Israel along with several letters from a group of connected anti-Israel activists lauding the piece.
After the publication of the Human Rights Council report on Israel's interception of the Mavi Marmara, the US ambassador to the HRC criticized the report's "unbalanced language, tone and conclusions." This article explains why the ambassador's assessment is correct.
Events at the Presbyterian Church (USA)'s General Assembly in July indicate that movers and shakers within the denomination are starting to recognize the threat anti-Zionism poses to their church.
The role of a news organization is to uncover and report the facts, not to hide them once they have already come to light. Yet Reuters inexcusably does the latter, suggesting today that Israeli soldiers might not have been attacked on the Mavi Marmara.
Video clips illustrate the violent, preplanned attacks using knives and metal clubs carried out by "unarmed peace activists" against Israeli soldiers. Some of the knives found on the ship are pictured above.
NPR On Point segment reminds us why has been called National Palestine Radio. Tom Ashbrook hosts five guests to discuss the flotilla incident, not one is sympathetic to Israel.
Update, June 13, 2010: After publishing an inflammatory political cartoon that turned truth on its head by portraying those on the Gaza flotilla as innocent peace seekers and demonizing Israel as the culprit responsible for destroying the prospect of peace, the Cleveland Plain Dealer runs column about the negative reaction to the cartoon .
Former Ambassador Edward Peck has emerged as a spokesmen for the Gaza flotilla, always maintaining a reasonable-sounding demeanor while he distorts the facts. His extreme criticism of the U.S. and his tolerance of terrorist groups, however, reveal a much more radical approach.
In the world of anti-Israel propagandists, no falsehood is too transparent or easily disputed. Arraf charged Gazan babies are denied formula by Israel, when in reality tons are regularly delivered.