Academia

Anti-Israel Indoctrination Continues In Newton Public High School

The anti-Israel indoctrination of high school students in Newton, Massachusetts continues. A teacher inculcates students with a deeply flawed history of the Arab-Israeli conflict in a senior elective class, while the superintendent assures parents that all is well.

CNN Cuts Ties with Commentator Who Advocates the Elimination of the Jewish State

It is no secret that Marc Lamont Hill is a radical who hates Israel, promotes anti-Israeli violence and terrorism, and advocates the violent elimination of the Jewish state. After asking how long would he continue as a political commentator on CNN, our question has been answered. The network has finally severed its ties with him.

NY Times Downplays Anti-Israel Activism, Errs on Palestinian Refugees

Weeks after the New York Times slurred Kenneth Marcus, who has worked to oppose anti-Semitism, as a "longtime opponent of Palestinian rights causes," the same newspaper refuses to cast a clear-cut anti-Israel activist as "anti-Israel." In fact, the Times insists her "credentials as an anti-Israel activist are far from clear-cut."

Haaretz’s Uri Misgav Revives Discredited National Library Bunker Story

Months after numerous Israeli journalists determined a Channel 11 report claiming Prime Minister Netanyahu demanded that the National Library build an underground bunker to house his father's work was baseless, Haaretz's Uri Misgav repeats the story. Instead of correcting, editors add the library's denial.

The Forward Delegitimizes Pro-Israel Activism

Just as the claim that the IDF commits atrocities is an attempt to limit the ability of Jews to defend themselves physically, the claims that groups that defend Israel or fight antisemitism are somehow shady, engaging in immoral tactics, is an attempt to limit the Jews' ability to defend themselves rhetorically.

NYT Interactive Feature Used as Teaching Tool Distorts Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

A New York Times website interactive feature is currently being used as a teaching tool about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in some U.S. public schools. But it distorts the conflict. With its obsessive focus on Israeli actions that allegedly obstruct peace while concealing a Palestinian role in the conflict, it misleads the audience.

The Trouble with Textbooks: The Case of the Missing Correction

Call it the case of the missing correction and tortured textbook. Westview Press' A Political Economy of the Middle East terms Israel a “quasi-democracy” and omits that in the 2014 war, Hamas attacked Israel first. There'll be a quiz Tuesday.