Jewish extremism is news. Anti-Jewish Palestinian extremism is even bigger news. But not in The Washington Post.
Too often, reports on Israel's minority include false platitudes about ethnicity-related gaps in income and municipal services.
National Public Radio's Linda Gradstein recently reported Israel's attempt to bar Israeli-Arab politician Ahmed Tibi from running in upcoming elections because of his alleged support for attacks against Israelis and his denial of the state's legitimacy (Israel's Supreme Court reinstated Tibi a few days later). Among those Gradstein interviewed was Shmuel Sandler, an Israeli professor whom she described as seeing "growing extremism" among his countrymen: