Jerusalem

Note to Media: Gilo Is in Jerusalem

Yesterday, Israel approved the building of 900 homes in its capital, a move opposed by the United States, and incorrectly reported by some media outlets which described Gilo as in the West Bank.

From the Telegraph, a Virtual How-To Guide for Anti-Israel Bias

The author may not have meant it to be so, but Adrian Blomfield’s recent article in the British Telegraph about tensions in Jerusalem could serve as a “How-To” guide for anti-Israel bias. It seems all the elements are there to skew public understanding of recent events in Israel’s capital.

Is the Goldstone Report Escalating the Conflict?

Israeli commentators are sounding the alarm on the potentially devastating consequences of the Goldstone report on the stability of the situation in the West Bank. Outside of Israel, the media has fallen behind on evolving events.

LA Times’ Bogus Claims on Biblical Bethany

Edmund Sanders' Los Angeles Times article on Maale Adumim includes falsehoods about the nearby Palestinian village of Azariya. His claims about water, employment and building are contradicted by official Palestinian census statistics.

UPDATED: Papal Visit in Israel Tests the LA Times

The Los Angeles Times today corrects one of three errors found in its coverage of the Pope's visit to Israel. The two omitted errors had been previously corrected by the paper back in 2003 and 2008.