Tag Archives: Haaretz

The good, the bad, the ugly and the stupid

Several incidents of antisemitism from the usual suspects, as well as some plain-speaking sense from unusual quarters, caught my eye these last few days (links via Elise R. and Haya E. amongst others). Starting with the really ugly: Haaretz is … Continue reading

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The antisemitism of the intelligentsia, disguised as anti-Zionism

A couple of recent articles caught my eye as I noticed a similar strain run through both pieces: the subject of antisemitism disguised as anti-Zionism. Haaretz, of all papers, has an article by Uzi Silber about The Jew Flu (h/t … Continue reading

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Couldn’t happen to nicer people edition

Two recent incidents gave me a serious attack of schadenfreude, which I thought to share with you in order to lighten the beginning of the New Year. An “activist” (read: terrorist) who took part on the Mavi Marmara flotilla fiasco … Continue reading

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The Industry of Lies – media (mis)reporting on Israel

The subject of media bias against Israel is one that just doesn’t die, as my regular readers well know. The latest war with the Palestinians in Gaza, Operation Protective Edge, threw a spotlight onto the international media, and their reporting … Continue reading

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Israel’s home-grown anti-Israel media bias

I have focused many times on the endemic anti-Israel bias of the international media.  Unfortunately and shockingly, according to the Israeli press watchdog Mida, much of the background of this bias is home-grown, emanating from Israeli journalists themselves. Seth Frantzman’s … Continue reading

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Antisemitism in the media – home-grown and foreign

Following the ADL’s wide-ranging report on antisemitic attitudes worldwide, it should not come as a shock to discover how these attitudes are expressed in real life. Nevertheless the following stories do disturb me greatly. I will start with home-grown antisemitism … Continue reading

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