Ricki Hollander

Naila and the Uprising (2017): A Film Review

PBS airs another one-sided film that reduces complex events into a simplistic morality tale of Palestinian heroes and Israeli villains. Like most other PBS films on the Arab-Israeli conflict, Naila and the Uprising conceals essential facts and presents a partisan version of events within a false framework.

NYT Bolsters Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Semitic Rhetoric in AIPAC Article

March 13 Update: Error corrected. The partisan reporting of the New York Times continues to play a role in the mainstreaming of anti-Semitism by progressive Democrats. Congressional reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg, in particular, has bolstered Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar's anti-Semitic rhetoric, twisting the facts and misrepresenting AIPAC.

The New York Times: Back to the Party Press Era

The New York Times attempts damage control for radical Democrats by discrediting those who call out their anti-Semitism and by portraying their support for campaigns to eliminate the Jewish state as mere criticism of Israeli policies.

“Jewish Voice for Peace” (JVP): What the Media is Concealing

What is "Jewish Voice for Peace"? It is an anti-Semitic hate group that masquerades as a Jewish social justice, peace-promoting organization. While the mainstream media has been derelict in covering up for it, the evidence must speak for itself.

The New York Times Features Alice Walker’s Recommendation of Deranged Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Book

It is not news that author Alice Walker is a longstanding anti-Israel activist, that she frequently crosses the line into outright anti-Semitism, and that she promotes the theories of flagrant, anti-Jewish racist David Icke. Yet it is Alice Walker whom the NY Times featured in a book column, dutifully relaying her recommendation of Icke’s anti-Semitic book without any qualification or disclaimer.

PBS and the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Propaganda

Is PBS doing its due diligence or offering itself as a mouthpiece for an Iranian propaganda campaign? The Iranian regime’s PR campaign to avoid Western sanctions is aimed at neutralizing criticism of Iran’s crimes, including its leaders’ hate rhetoric and eradicative threats against the Jewish state. A recent NewsHour report seemed to be echoing the same message.