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  • Helen Thomas interviewer: Media whitewashes late journalist’s anti-Semitism

    July 30, 2013 | 9:23 am

    On June 1, 2010, the day after the Gaza flotilla incident in which nine Turkish militants were killed after attacking Israeli soldiers aboard the Mavi Marmara, famed reporter Helen Thomas didn’t hide her opinions about Israel in a briefing with White House Press Secretary Robert...

  • Long-time White House reporter Helen Thomas dies

    July 20, 2013 | 1:17 pm

    Former White House correspondent Helen Thomas, a journalist who reported on every U.S. president from John Kennedy to Barack Obama, died on Saturday at the age of 92, The Gridiron Club and Foundation said.

    Thomas, who worked the White House beat for 49 years for United Press...

  • The Rabbi who interviewed Helen Thomas

    February 13, 2013 | 11:52 am

    It may have been divine providence or it may have been just blind luck, but either way, Rabbi David Nesenoff’s visit to the White House in May 2010 was a transformative event — in his life and in that of one of the world’s most renowned journalists.

    Nesenoff told his story to two...

  • Congressmen threaten PA aid over Helen Thomas award

    April 10, 2012 | 10:50 am

    In a letter to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, two congressmen said a medal awarded to veteran journalist Helen Thomas could hurt U.S. assistance to the PA.

    Reps. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio), the chairman of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the...

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  • Palestinians bestow journalism award on Helen Thomas

    April 2, 2012 | 3:14 pm

    Longtime White House reporter Helen Thomas received a prize in journalism from a representative of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

    Thomas, 91, who was forced into retirement two years ago after making controversial remarks about Jews and Israel, was recognized for...

  • Helen Thomas tells Playboy she was ‘fed up’ with Israel

    March 20, 2011 | 1:53 pm

    An unrepentant Helen Thomas said in an interview with Playboy magazine that she knew exactly what she was doing when she said on camera that Jews “should get the hell out of Palestine.”

    “I knew I’d hit the third rail,” she said in an interview published in the April issue of...

  • Helen Thomas: Jews were not persecuted in Europe after war so should have stayed there [VIDEO]

    February 18, 2011 | 10:25 am

    Former White House correspondent Helen Thomas said the Jews did not have to leave postwar Europe because they weren’t persecuted.

    In an interview Wednesday on CNN’s “Joy Behar” program, Thomas told Behar that once World War II ended, the Jews “didn’t have to go anywhere...

  • Journalists’ group considers dropping Helen Thomas award

    January 4, 2011 | 4:47 pm

    Helen Thomas’ decision to take her disparagement of Zionists from off the cuff (last May) to on the record (last month) has led a journalists’ group to consider dropping her name from a lifetime achievement award.

    The Society of Professional Journalists is revisiting its decision...

  • Saree Makdisi Dumbs Down Apartheid

    By Rob Eshman

    June 13, 2010 | 9:05 am

    The rule of thumb for opinion pieces in The Jewish Journal is that writers are entitled to their own opinions, but not to their own facts.  That standard doesn’t seem to be in place over at The Los Angeles Times.  In today’s Times opinion section, UCLA Professor Saree Makdisi mounts...

  • Helen Thomas and Peter Beinart

    June 7, 2010 | 6:10 pm

    From online.wsj.com:

    Helen Thomas is American journalism’s crazy old aunt in the attic. Peter Beinart is a starry-eyed nephew. She loathes the state of Israel; he claims to love it—though both sided with the so-called Free Gaza flotilla that tried to break Jerusalem’s naval blockade...

  • Helen Thomas quits

    June 7, 2010 | 1:00 pm

    Helen Thomas quit her job with Hearst in the wake of mounting outrage over her assertion that Israeli Jews should “return” to Poland, Germany and the United States.

    “Helen Thomas announced Monday that she is retiring, effective immediately,” said a statement issued Monday by the...