Why Worry about the Libeling of Israel in the Media? Because It Sways the Opinion of Jews

While hostility toward the Jewish state, and distortions of news stories about it, are nothing new coming from the New York Times, neither it nor likeminded publications have managed to sway the American populace, which remains overwhelmingly sympathetic to Israel. Nonetheless, argues Jonathan Tobin, the sins of the Times should be a matter of concern because of the paper’s influence on American Jewry. He cites two recent examples:

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More about: American Jewry, Media, New York Times

Rather Than Help Palestinian Refugees, Arab Leaders and Their Western Enablers Have Used Them as a Weapon to Defeat Israel

March 3 2021

After the major conflicts of the 20th century, the United Nations and its predecessor organizations sought to resettle millions of refugees in new homes. But, as Adi Schwartz and Einat Wilf explain in The War of Return, the UN has taken a different approach to those Arabs who fled their homes during Israel’s War of Independence, seeking instead to keep them and their descendants in a permanent state of a homelessness. Matti Friedman writes in his review:

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More about: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Media, Palestinian refugees