A New York Times report on the exodus of Christians from Bethlehem omitted a major reason for this demographic change – official and unofficial Muslim discrimination against Arab Christians, amid a rising tide of Islamism in the Palestinian territories.
The NPR ombudsman’s office is trying to dismiss the criticism it has received from CAMERA members regarding its biased article on Israeli settlements.
In the wake of the recent UN Security Council resolution against Israeli settlements, NPR editors Greg Myre and Larry Kaplow purported to inform public radio station's website readers about Israeli settlements. The piece, however, concealed relevant information, cherry-picking the facts to present a partisan, evasive and distorted view of the topic.
The Times correctly reports on the Arab population growth in Israel's capital, but misrepresents the truth about the massive Arab building—both legal and illegal—within Jerusalem.
Once again, Israel has been blamed for the killing of a 10-year-old Palestinian child, and the death is expected to fuel Arab hatred of Israel. But was Israel really responsible?
The Temple Mount is the site of the first and second Jewish Temples, destroyed in 586 BCE and 70 CE, respectively–a historic fact accepted even by Muslim authorities. Nevertheless, that fact has not stopped some journalists from reporting on the Temple Mount's significance in Jewish history cautiously, as if its status is a matter of Jewish faith, or "belief," and not archeologic evidence.