When J Street convinces students to reject Israel's right to exist, David Halbfinger casts the group as truth-tellers who are literally beyond reproach — not a word of skepticism or criticism of the organization can be found in the article.
A story in today’s New York Times refers to Hamas rocket fire into Israel and its imprisonment of two Israelis. But reporter David Halbfinger avoids telling readers that these are both violations of international law.
New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief David Halbfinger authored two interviews in five days that underscore the newspaper’s continuing anti-Israel bias and shoddy attention to accuracy, context and clarity.
Why does the New York Times want its readers to wrongly believe that Palestinian gunmen and bombers struck down while engaged in combat were killed while merely "demonstrating"?
"Resistance." "Stray rockets." "Palestinian impatience." Another day, another example of the New York Times soft-gloving anti-Israel terror groups.
In what is now a well-documented pattern at the NY Times, an article pretending to be an objective news report editorializes to blame Israel for Palestinian terrorism while suggesting that Palestinian culpability is merely an Israeli allegation.
Not for the first time this year, the New York Times misrepresents Pew polling of Israelis. The author, David Halbfinger, and Times editors are aware of the straightforward factual error, but have not corrected.
In covering the UN Human Rights Council's Gaza report, the New York Times misleads readers about Palestinian demands for a “right of return,” ignores widespread international criticism of the UNHRC’s anti-Israel bias, and conceals accounts of gunfire and explosives used by rioters.
An article published in the March 2019 edition of Commentary compares the New York Times' promises and performance in 2018, and finds striking patterns of bias.
In a 4700-word story about a Palestinian medic killed in Gaza border violence, there is no mention of the thousand Hamas rockets fired into Israel in 2018 and Israeli families sleeping in shelters. There is no mention of Hamas chieftains leading chants of "Death to Israel."