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  • Thomas L. Friedman on what’s wrong with Islam

    February 18, 2015 | 3:23 pm

    The following is excerpted from remarks New York Times columnist Tom Friedman gave Feb. 8 at Stanford University at the annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture. We’re reprinting here because it is one of the most succinct and cogent approaches to the heated debate over whether Islam...

  • So Now We Have to Talk about Ian Lustick’s One State Delusion…

    By Shmuel Rosner

    September 16, 2013 | 8:14 am

    My editors tell me that a lot of people are talking about the Ian Lustick article in the New York Times, and that a response is due. So I am responding, reluctantly – feeling that, yet again, I’m dragged into writing about something that carries little weight. Yes, it is making...

  • A response to NYT article about racist Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    January 31, 2013 | 10:47 am

    Earlier today, I came across this article from the New York Times. It referred to last week's incident involving Beitar Yerushalaim soccer club fans, who raised a sign reading "Beitar will be pure forever", in protest of the decision to bring two Muslim players to the team.


  • CJR evaluates charges of NYT’s anti-Israel bias

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    January 26, 2012 | 5:11 pm

    Neil Lewis over at Columbia Journalism Review has a piece about the New York Times and the perceived animus that many Jews believe the newspaper has for Israel. And while Laurel Leff’s “Buried by the Times” convincingly depicts America’s most important newspaper turning a blind eye...

  • Netanyahu denies saying Israel’s biggest enemies are N.Y. Times, Haaretz

    January 19, 2012 | 10:33 am

    The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office denied that Benjamin Netanyahu told the editor of The Jerusalem Post that Israel’s two greatest enemies are The New York Times and Haaretz.

    On Wednesday, the editor, Steve Linde, addressing a conference in Tel Aviv of the Women’s International...

  • This Year in Kigali: A Rwandan Seder

    March 31, 2010 | 11:30 am

    From the NYTimes.com:

    Josh Ruxin is the director of Rwanda Works and a Columbia University expert on public health who has spent the last few years living in Rwanda. The following is an account of a Seder he recently celebrated in Kigali.
    Seder in Kigali, Rwanda. Josh Ruxin Seder in...

  • The struggle of global placelessness

    March 26, 2010 | 10:38 am

    From NYTimes.com:

    On a deck in Boston, seven friends recently gathered for dinner. At the table was a white American man; his wife, an Italian woman he met in Switzerland; a Swiss citizen raised in Kenya; a German of Korean origin; a woman with Haitian, Chinese and European ancestry; the son of a black American and a German Jew; and an American with Indian blood.

    It took a while to get through the where-are-you-fromming, as it often can these days.

    Read the full story at:  http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/27/us/27iht-currents.html.


  • 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...

  • The mysterious John McCain

    By Pol Observer

    February 22, 2008 | 3:53 pm

    I’ve often found myself wondering why John McCain has over the years seemed more popular in the Democratic leadership world and in the media than in the Republican leadership community.

    The NY Times story about influence peddling and McCain may help explain at least one piece of...