Israeli Organizations & Campaigns

AP Reports Like, Instead of About, Breaking the Silence

It is one thing for a serious news organization to write about a project affiliated with Breaking the Silence. But in its report on author Colm Toibin's Hebron visit, AP adopts the much-criticized NGO's controversial narrative.

Breaking the Silence Gets Failing Grade in Channel 10’s Fact-Check

At the core of the controversy surrounding Breaking the Silence is the question as to whether its testimonies are reliable. An investigative report by "Hamakor," Israel’s Channel 10's flagship news magazine, suggests that the answer is a resounding "no."

J Street’s Spin Reversed by CAMERA Op-Ed

J Street's "pro-Israel, pro-peace" slogan, often accepted without scrutiny by the Jewish and general press, got a closer look in a CAMERA's Washington Jewish Week Op-Ed, 'J Street without spin.' Slogan, or Silly Putty?  

Ha’aretz, Lost in Translation

English translators for the Israeli daily repeatedly minimize or expunge information about Arab wrongdoings appearing in the Hebrew original. At times, the English account is completely at odds with the original Hebrew.

Washington Post Whitewashes J Street, Theater J in Same Issue

 J Street, the "pro-Israel, pro-peace" lobby often pro-Palestinian and anti-Israel, and the District of Columbia Jewish Community Center's Theater J, which has staged anti-Israel agitprop in the name of art, get sanitized in the same Washington Post edition. 

UPDATED: B’Tselem Photographer Stages Scene

On Ynet, a staged scene filmed by a B'Tselem photographer stands in for actual reporting. Elior Levi reports without question that the mother of an arrested boy was denied permission to accompany him while the footage proves the opposite.

The New York Times-J Street Axis

Providing no information about the controversies surrounding J Street, bureau chief Ethan Bronner highlights the group's endorsement of Abbas's position that Israel should negotiate with a group sworn to its destruction while the US foots the bill.