Keeping them honest

There’s a good article in CIF watch  – see here  entitled “David Hearst complains of a “disgusting” site which monitors the Guardian” It’s worth looking at how sensitive...

Thomas Friedman fisked

Barry Rubin analyses one of Thomas Friedman’s recent letters of instruction to Egypt, and exposes a great deal of wishful thinking and lack of insight in the words of the New York TImes guru. S...

A discussion on Israel and the Palestinians

Richard Landes, in Aegean stables, reproduces an insightful analysis of arguments made by a US Jew who is desperately trying to be even handed – see here It has some tie-in with a recent blog i...

Agreeing to disagree

while ago, we had a column on people able to disagree in a civil manner about directions in Israel. Jeff Jacoby has a good article here which explores the topic.  Jacoby relives some of the statement...

Greenwashing, Pinkwashing, Assadwashing

The anti- brigade are irritated by the good record of Israel with regard to the Environment and Gay Rights.  They are furious that the massacres in Syria are removing focus from their obsession on th...

The Agendist

When you read a newspaper or journal article about Israel, and find a distorted one-sided negative presentation, a phrase that comes to mind is “it can be a narrow gap between a journalist and ...