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  • The UN launched its “International Year of Solidarity with Palestinians,” in yet another biased act

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    January 21, 2014 | 12:09 pm

    On Thursday, the United Nations launched the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. On their official announcement, they stated that senior officials “urging that the observance be used to redouble efforts to achieve a durable peace between Israel and...

  • Ban backtracking on U.N. bias disappoints Israeli officials

    August 21, 2013 | 9:47 am

    Israeli officials said they were disappointed that U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon backtracked on his statements that Israel faces bias and discrimination at the world body.

    Unnamed Israeli officials made their comments Tuesday to Israeli media outlets a day after Ban amended...

  • Opinion: Israelis dissatisfied with religious rigidity, gender bias

    December 7, 2011 | 4:56 pm

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton caused a storm with her remarks about Israel in a closed session at the Saban Forum in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 2. Untypically, Secretary Clinton not only addressed international involvement with Israel, but also chose to express her deep and...

  • Jon Stewart calls Fox News host ‘insane’ [VIDEO]

    By JewishJournal.com

    June 20, 2011 | 11:51 am

    The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart appeared on Fox News to discuss “media bias.” Stewart, who recently appeared on The O’Reilly Factor, argued that Fox news viewers are “misinformed” and called host Chris Wallace “insane.”

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  • The CNN-NPR-NY Times Middle East Conspiracy

    By Marty Kaplan

    January 14, 2009 | 1:10 pm

    Have you noticed that when people complain about bias in the media, it’s always bias against their own point of view and never bias in favor of their side?

    When press accounts confirm your interpretation of events, they’re fair, accurate and objective. When the upshot of a news...

  • ‘Teenism’ gives young adults an undeserved rep

    By Justin Morris

    May 1, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Teenagers. The word strikes fear into the hearts of most parents and adults. I bet you get shivers down your spine as you're reading this. Though most teenagers are perceived as reckless, raucous, recalcitrant, rowdy and riotous, the truth is that for the most part, teenagers...
  • Paris and Rosie

    By Rob Eshman

    June 14, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    On Sunday, I was at the Islamic Center of Southern California on Vermont Avenue, participating in a panel discussion on the "The Image of Muslims in the Media."

    I didn't have to do much preparation - I just had to take the notes I use when I speak to Jewish audiences on the "The...
  • Letters to the Editor

    August 24, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Bill Boyarsky

    Bill Boyarsky's article ("Needed: Rational Discussion," Aug. 18) was inaccurate and mean-spirited. He had the opportunity to dissent and speak up at the meeting of more than 400 attendees, but instead chose to vent to Journal readers who were not there and who could...

  • Refugee Chief Faces Toughest Test

    By Michael J. Jordan

    March 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    The honeymoon was sure to end sooner or later. Since Karen Koning AbuZayd took the reins nearly a year ago of the U.N. relief agency for Palestinian refugees, Israeli officials had praised her for steering clear of the politics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

    However, the...

  • Objecting to Guardian’s Anti-Israel Bias

    By Julie Burchill

    December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    As you might have heard, I'm leaving The Guardian next year for The Times, having finally been convinced that my evil populist philistinism has no place in a publication read by so many all-round, top-drawer plaster saints. (Well, that and the massive wad they've waved at me.)

    Once...

  • Bias Hits Rabbis on Mommy Track

    By Ellen Jaffe-Gill

    September 25, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), the Reform rabbinical seminary, ordained its first female rabbi, Sally Priesand, in 1972, the event was more inevitable than revolutionary. It had been 50 years since HUC-JIR had come within a whisker of ordaining...

  • NPR Israel Coverage Sparks Protests

    By Gaby Wenig

    May 8, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    "The Palestinian uprising and subsequent Israeli offensive in the West Bank stirred enormous sympathy for the Palestinians throughout the Arab world.... Over the past year, scores of Egypt's top singers have come out with songs about the Palestinian uprising. Most are accompanied by...