Israel’s Disproportionate Civil Defense

It’s Israel’s civil defense that’s disproportionate, not the IDF’s tactics. Every time Hamas and Islamic Jihad fire rockets at Israeli towns, the news is full of footage the Iron Dome  system intercepting the incoming bombs, experts giving their analysis, shots of the damage caused and reports from hospitals about the status of the wounded. Since […]

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PBS Cripples the Truth About Gaza Violence

For more than a year, Palestinians have violently clashed with Israeli soldiers guarding the Gaza border. The clashes first erupted in March, 2018, originally spun by the Palestinians as a peaceful “March of Return.” The Myths and Facts of Gaza’s Deadly ‘Protests’  laid bare that the spontaneous, peaceful protests were anything but.  Facing popular dissent, […]

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Exclusive: Gaza ‘Victim’ Exposed With His AK-47

On August 4, HonestReporting critiqued a feature in The Sunday Times by advocacy journalist Sarah Helm. Given her track record of lies and distortions, it was not surprising that the article focusing on Palestinians injured at the Gaza border fence took a distinctly one-sided and biased approach. Read the original critique here: Propaganda for Gaza […]

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Exposed: Amnesty International’s Deceptive Press Release

‘Famous Actress cancels play to highlight suffering of Palestinians.’ It’s a compelling story, one sure to be picked up by journalists, but beyond the usual anti-Israel agitprop, it’s a tale of deception and dishonesty that should leave Amnesty International shamefaced. A show called “Obliterated,” sponsored by the prominent human rights organization, was said to have […]

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Palestinian Poverty: Who Isn’t Sharing the Wealth?

A key refrain in the Israeli-Palestinian narrative is the issue of the Palestinian poverty, allegedly resulting from the Israeli occupation.  Surveys cite statistics that anywhere from 26 to 53 percent of Palestinians are poor. In October 2018, the United Nations warned that humanitarian aid to the Palestinians is at an all-time low, a sign of […]

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Why Are Palestinians Yearning for Tel Aviv?

Unsurprisingly there has been a rash of media articles focusing on the 71st anniversary, not of Israel’s independence, but what Palestinians call the “Nakba” or “Catastrophe.” Reuters’ contribution is “Gaza fisherman clings to dream of return to Jaffa home,” which reads like the typical emotion-ridden Palestinian plea for a “right of return” to villages, towns […]

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The ‘Notorious’ Iron Dome?!

There is nothing notorious about Israel’s Iron Dome unless you are a disappointed Palestinian terrorist. Not according to the Daily Mail’s Mail Online: Israel has reportedly deployed its notorious Iron Dome defence system ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest later this week. Notorious? What on earth was the writer thinking? Israel’s Iron Dome is, of course, […]

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Telegraph Corrects Erez Crossing Error

The Daily Telegraph reported on the transfer of dozens of animals from a decrepit zoo in Gaza to Jordan thanks to an international NGO. Other media outlets made sure to include Israel’s role in facilitating this major cross-border operation. The BBC, for example, wrote: “Israel’s Land Crossing Authority chief said in a statement the country […]

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Hamas leader says 50 Gazans killed were members of the group

A Hamas official has claimed that 50 members of the Palestinian terror group were among those killed by Israeli fire during Monday’s mass protests at the Gaza border. Hamas leader Salah Bardawil said in a televised interview that of the “62 people martyred, 50 were Hamas.” IDF spokesman Jonathan Conricus shares the interview on Twitter, pointing to it as […]

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