Shlomi Ben-Meir

      Who lit the match that started the fire?

      Haaretz has falsely charged that the Israeli-Palestinian violence started due to "a disrespectful attack at the Al-Aqsa Mosque." Ignoring the evidence, many other media outlets around the world have echoed this. In fact, the chain of events indicates not only that the violence was a pre-planned Hamas initiative, but also that it was instigated despite a series of steps that the Israeli government took to calm things down, steps that had a heavy political and public cost in Israel.

      How Do You Say “Two State Solution” In Hebrew?

      Why did Israel Hayom mistranslate Ambassador Ron Dermer's statement about a "two-state solution" into "a solution for two peoples," and what are the implications of the inaccurate translation?

      Haaretz’s Strange Tale About ‘Spying’ on Linda Sarsour

      Haaretz investigate journalist Uri Blau writes that a shadowy Israeli organization spied on Linda Sarsour. But then Middle East Forum, an American think tank, stepped forward, saying it compiled the dossier, collecting everything from open sources.

      Glass Houses, Haaretz and Neo-Nazi Fans

      Haaretz takes the prime minister's son to task for "an anti-Semitic collage he posted to the exultant cheers" of a former KKK leader. Meanwhile, guess how many times neo-Nazis, including the same David Duke, gleefully feted Haaretz content.

      Did Benny Morris Change His Views on Alleged Zionist Ethnic Cleansing Plan?

      Daniel Blatman writes in Haaretz that Benny Morris (at left) contradicts his earlier research when he claims that pre-state Zionist leaders did not have a grand plan to expel Palestinian Arabs. Morris maintains that for decades his position has been consistent. Which historian is correct?