Ricki Hollander

UNESCO and the Jewish Legacy in Hebron

On 7/7/17, UNESCO's World Heritage Committee recognized the Old City of Hebron and the Cave of the Patriarchs, Judaism's second holiest site, as a Palestinian world heritage site endangered by Israel. While the Palestinian leadership and its Muslim allies have often engaged in historical revisionism to negate Judaism's legacy in the Jewish homeland, UN bodies such as UNESCO violate their own mission, as well as fact and history.

NY Times: Nathan Thrall’s Ode to Palestinian Violence

The New York Times devotes 2000-words to an opinion piece that appears to justify Palestinian violence and terrorism as an effective means to chase Israel out of the West Bank. In the process, the article twists the facts and makes incoherent, internally contradictory arguments.

Reunification of Jerusalem and Media Myths

On June 7, 1967 (28 Iyar) Israeli paratroopers advanced through the Old City of Jerusalem toward the Temple Mount and the Western Wall, reunifying Judaism's capital city after 19 years of division under Jordanian occupation. CAMERA presents a films about about some of the media myths regarding Jerusalem.

Who Is Linda Sarsour?

Linda Sarsour is a New York-based, Palestinian-American activist who seems increasingly to be at center stage. But who is she and what does she stand for?

At the NYT, Seeing Israel Through a Jaundiced Eye

NYT journalists employ a singular set of criteria to assess racism in Israeli society versus others, similar to the double standard they use to condemn Israel for the sort of laws democratic countries routinely use to govern entry by foreigners into their borders.

How the NYT Continues to Skew the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

The Times recently published an article about Israel's denial of a work visa to HRW's Omar Shakir, and relayed UN criticism of the sentence handed down by an Israeli court to an IDF soldier. But as is often the case with the NYT, readers were not provided with an objective presentation of the facts from a neutral standpoint or given enough info to form an opinion on the issues.

Fact-Checking the Fact-Checkers at AP

The AP purports to set the record straight on statements by David Friedman to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during his confirmation hearings for ambassadorship to Israel. But the AP "fact-checker" counters Friedman's fully accurate facts with misleading half-truths.

Another Biased Report by Fox News’ Conor Powell

Reporting on the January 15th Mideast peace conference, Fox News correspondent Conor Powell substituted balanced reporting and informed analysis with partisan, parroted phrases and biased, unsupported assertions.