What did Washington Post columnists Sally Quinn and Richard Cohen have in common early in December? Lack of journalistic skepticism in helping Ari Shavit promote his new book that recycles false Israeli 'massacre' allegations and charges of 'nakba' dispossession.
The Forward has resurrected long-disproved misinformation about a 2002 “massacre” in the West Bank — and that might not even be the most offensive part of the article.
CNN’s story selectively quoted the IDF to reinforce its misleading depiction of events that dramatically understates the level of violence Israeli forces encountered during the operation.
A November 11th report by Axios, a Washington D.C.-based publication, described recently deceased PLO official Saeb Erekat as a "champion of the two-state solution" who "rejected violence and terrorism." But the historical record shows that the opposite is true.
Ali Abunimah, a co-founder of the anti-Israel hate site Electronic Intifada, tried his best to defend the credibility of Palestinian officials who lied about Israel. It is not surprising for someone who himself frequently lies about the Jewish state.
With the death of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon the usual media falsehoods about him, for example regarding Sabra and Shatilla, or the sparking of the second intifada, once again need to be of debunked.
Ari Shavit's Lydda, 1948 is yet another dreary effort at putting Israel under the microscope, at indicting the Jews and Zionists for their many sins, whether real or, as in this New Yorker article, imagined.
Yitzhak Laor claims that, in the first Lebanon war, the IDF "blew up the mosque in Ain al-Hilweh with hundreds of people barricaded inside, including children." His own source does not support his baseless claim, the latest Laor blood libel.
Gale Cengage turned to a radical anti-Zionist — a man who has argued that suicide bombers are "patriots" and the Jewish state is "Hitlerite" — to write an encyclopedia article on Zionism. The publisher is now reviewing the piece's accuracy.
Jimmy Carter noticeably toned down his rhetoric in his most recent book; but the text – an obvious attempt to sanitize Hamas’ hostility and violence – is still filled with errors of fact and marred by egregious omissions.