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.
Jewish media -- like all other media -- should get the facts straight.
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.
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 "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?
When the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call recently took J Street's "pro-peace, pro-Israel" slogan at face value, and implied that the group was on the cutting edge of support for a "two-state solution," CAMERA corrected the record.
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.
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.
The New York Times' Ethan Bronner has once again provided a platform for a fringe extremist Israeli group to air its views unchallenged. The July 27 article is, in effect, an advertisement for a radical organization which calls itself "We Will Not Obey," whose purpose is to illegally smuggle Palestinian women into Israel.
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.