The subject of Jewish settlements in the West Bank and Gaza has long provoked severely distorted coverage. Regardless of differing political views on settlement policy, information about the much-reported issue should be factual and balanced.
Settlements established by Israel in territories captured in the 1967 war have become a matter of great controversy among pro- and anti-settlement advocates who debate the legality of such communities.
While other groups claim that Jews should not be permitted to live as a minority among Palestinians in the West Bank, Amnesty goes even farther, targeting the ability of Jews to travel there to see their own history.
CAMERA prompts correction after Haaretz incorrectly reported that Palestinians were evicted from their homes to make way for an archaeological attraction in Shiloh.
One America News Network (OANN), a conservative TV news network, tends to air fair and balanced coverage of the Palestinian conflict with Israel during prime time TV but not so at other times of day
Of late, the Forward seems to be on an ongoing quest to find new ways to surpass previous lows.
Following communication from CAMERA, Haaretz removes a misleading characterization of Israeli settlements as "illegal" which had falsely implied that this was the position of President Bush, Sr.
Airbnb's claim that settlements are “at the core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians” reflects a lack of understanding of the history of the region and of the history of the conflict itself.
Contempt for Israeli Jews, especially those living in the West Bank, is sadly evident in the writings of Bruce N. Fisk, a well-known (and well-regarded) New Testament scholar, from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California.
Wajahat Ali's long essay has some positives, but it also has factual problems, and his conclusions are based on some untested assumptions that warrant scrutiny.
Calling Israeli settlements "amorphous things," MSNBC's Joy Reid says a map of Israel, the West Bank, Gaza, Jordan and Egypt shows seven Israeli settlements and demonstrates "how much of the West Bank . . . is already taken up by the settlements."
In remarks that were uncritically disseminated by several news outlets, former President Obama defended his decision not to veto United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 on the grounds that settlements were rapidly expanding. Yet, the truth is otherwise, as CAMERA noted in The Daily Caller.