Minorities in Israel

Economist Demonizes Israel with Racist Traffic Light Accusation

The Economist, with Al Jazeera hot on its heels, has dug up a new Israeli villain: traffic lights. The news organizations allege Jerusalem traffic lights oppress Arabs with long red signals. In fact, Jewish and Arab traffic on major roads takes precedence over Jewish and Arab traffic on smaller roads.

LA Times Op-Ed Calls For Dismantlement of Jewish State

The Los Angeles Times publishes another Op-Ed calling for the dismantlement of the Jewish state. Jonathan Kuttab's piece makes ludicrous assumptions about the fate of a Jewish minority in a "binational state."

UPDATED: Wall Street Journal Misrepresents Israeli Politicians

The newspaper has corrected a news story by Charles Levinson that falsely cast Tzipi Livni as wanting to transfer Israel's Arabs to Palestinian control. A misleading reference to Avigdor Lieberman calling for their "expulsion" was not corrected.

Insisting on an Error: The Washington Post – Infallible, or Just in Denial?

The headline over Washington Post Ombudsman Deborah Howell's April 20 column read, "Was 'Excluded' the Wrong Word?" The column itself proved that it was, and yet the ombudsman did not find that a correction was necessary to the assertion that "except for a relatively small Druze population," Israel excludes its Arab citizens from military service.

CAMERA Prompts LA Times Correction on Israeli Arabs

For the third time, CAMERA staff prompted a correction in the Los Angeles Times regarding the false claim that Israeli Arabs do not serve in the Israeli military. The most recent correction, which appeared yesterday, follows: