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Biden’s ‘build back better’ message to Iran, Israel and the Arabs

Critics of The New York Times sometimes claim that the newspaper’s biases render it unreadable. But those who avoid it are missing out on one of its key features: the way it serves as a sounding...
Israelis relish falafel sandwiches, as part of a social-media campaign called “#SadSadIsrael.” Source: Twitter.

Online campaign ridicules ‘Times’ article describing Israelis as ‘angry,’ ‘displeased’

A viral social-media campaign poking fun at The New York Times was the No. 1 Twitter trend in Israel, even garnering the attention of the nation’s official Twitter account. The newspaper published an article on Oct. 26,...
Mayim Bialik. Credit: Storm Santos.

Is Mayim Bialik too Jewish for ‘Jeopardy’?

It may turn out that a lot of Americans are devoting as much thought to the question of who will ultimately succeed the late Alex Trebek as the host of “Jeopardy!” than they do...
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The growing cost of anti-Israel media bias

For one of The New York Times’ most devoted readers, the front-page spread published on May 28 essentially accusing Israel of murdering Palestinian children was the final straw. Former Anti-Defamation League Abe Foxman tweeted that day that he was canceling...
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What ‘The New York Times’ didn’t tell you about the children

“They Were Only Children,” was the headline of the unprecedented and pilloried front-page New York Times feature last week. The piece included pictures of the dozens of children killed in the recent fighting between Israel and Hamas, and...
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden sings “Happy Birthday” to Abraham Foxman, the longtime national director of the Anti-Defamation League, at the ADL's Centennial Gala in April 2013 in Washington, D.C. Photo by David Karp.

Former ADL head says he’s canceling NYT subscription over front-page ‘blood libel’

Abraham Foxman, the director emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League, tweeted on May 28 that he was canceling his New York Times subscription because the paper had printed a “blood libel” on its front page. The May 28...
“The New York Times” building in Midtown Manhattan. Credit: Ajay Suresh via Wikimedia Commons.

‘Times’ posts job listing for ‘Palestinian affairs’ reporter

The New York Times announced on Wednesday that it is seeking to hire a full-time reporter to cover Palestinian affairs. “The reporter will focus on Palestinian politics, culture and life in the Gaza Strip and West Bank,” including...
Uranium-enrichment centrifuges at Iran's Natanz nuclear facility. Credit: Tehran Times.

Report: Natanz blast was caused by a remotely detonated device

An explosive device that had been smuggled into the Natanz uranium enrichment facility in Iran was detonated remotely, destroying primary and backup electrical systems, The New York Times reported on Monday. The head of the Iranian Parliament’s...

Israel beware: Here comes a new Sulzberger

In a change that is unlikely to change anything at The New York Times, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.—its publisher between 1992 and 2017, and chairman thereafter—announced his retirement in his newspaper on New Year’s Day....
A Hanukkah menorah on the last night of the eight-day Jewish holiday, at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, on Dec. 19, 2017. Photo by Mendy Hechtman/Flash90.

The new Greeks

On Dec. 3, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave an interview to Michael Doran from the Hudson Institute. As a scholar rather than a reporter, Doran asked questions that related to the ideas that have...