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Monday, October 8, 2007

Ha'aretz Joins the Self -Hating-Jew Hall-of-Fame

Boy what some people will do to get a S**t head award! The editors of Ha'artz have worked extra hard to themselves to be worthy of the award that goes with entry into the self-hating Jew Hall of Fame.

Last month Ha'aretz Editor, Danny Rubinstein called Israel an “apartheid state” when speaking before a UN conference in Brussels, on a World Zionist Organization sponsored speaking tour. Rubinstein refused to apologize for his false allegations. Now it is Akiva Eldar political editor of Ha'artz who last week endorsed and expanded upon Mearsheimer and Prof. Stephen Walt’s thesis that American Foreign Policy is controlled by the Jews.

This Position is not new for either
Akiva Eldar or Ha'aretz take a look at some of the CAMERA Reports on the paper:

NOVEMBER 27, 2006 False Claim by Abbas Goes Unchallenged SEPTEMBER 25, 2006 Ha'aretz's 'Quiet' Myth
SEPTEMBER 21, 2006 Gideon Levy's Hot Air on Prisoner Releases
JULY 26, 2006
NPR and IHT Corrected. Will Ha'aretz?
JULY 5, 2006 Ha'aretz Again Fails to Correct Error
MARCH 9, 2006
Ha'aretz's Eldar Wrong on Gaza Hothouses
FEBRUARY 6, 2006 Ha'aretz's Hass Scolds Hamas' Haniyeh
NOVEMBER 30, 2005
UPDATED: Ha'aretz Indifferent to Journalistic Norms
OCTOBER 20, 2005
Professor Ilan Pappé: When Ideology Trumps Scholarship
JULY 12, 2005
UPDATED: AP Corrects: Blair Didn't Link Israel, Bombings
JUNE 30, 2005 No Excuse for Ha'aretz Gaza Population Error
APRIL 19, 2005
Updated: The "Contiguity" Double Standard
APRIL 18, 2005 ‘Honor Killing’ or Robbery?
APRIL 4, 2005
Ha'aretz Inaccurately Reports on Garbage Dump
MARCH 21, 2005
BBC and Ha'aretz Journalist Whitewash Palestinian Incitement
MARCH 13, 2005 Ha'aretz Gives Hanan Ashrawi a Makeover
FEBRUARY 28, 2005
Ha'aretz Keeps 'Quiet'
FEBRUARY 18, 2005 BBC Admits to Mistakes, Apologizes
FEBRUARY 6, 2005
Ha’aretz Refuses to Correct Prominent Front Page Error
JANUARY 31, 2005 Ha'aretz Prints CAMERA Letter, But No Correction
NOVEMBER 27, 2004
CAMERA Column: Fast and Loose with Facts at Ha'aretz
AUGUST 6, 2001
Ha’aretz Fuels Anti-Israel Bias

For Spreading Loshen Hora about the country which protects your assets every day Ha'retz you have earned your place alongside the NY Times, George Soros and Ken Roth of Human Rights Watch in the Self -Hating-Jew Hall-of-Fame. Congratulations, and wear your S**t head proudly. You certainly act the part.

Haaretz Editor Says "The Settlers" Control Israel Lobby

By Ezra HaLevi ( For the second time in the course of four weeks, a senior editor of ultra-leftist Haaretz has openly given voice to his radical agenda.

This time it was Akiva Eldar, the paper's senior political editor, who spoke in recent lectures in the United States. On October 1st and 2nd Eldar was hosted by Americans for Peace Now, and on September 20th he was the guest of Meretz at its New York offices

Eldar stepped into the controversy surrounding the recently published book "The Israel Lobby," which alleges that a powerful network of lobby groups and Jewish organizations induce the US to pursue policies that are against its best interests. Eldar endorsed authors Prof. John Mearsheimer and Prof. Stephen Walt’s thesis, and said: “A small minority of people dictates their interests to the US and the Middle East, and the mainstream American Jewish lobby is directing US decisions from Israel.”

Echoing CNN’s Christianne Amanpour, who in her recent documentary “God’s Jewish Warriors” used the settlement of Judea and Samaria to criticize the American Jewish establishment, Eldar seemed to seek the next step: American Jewish adoption of the anti-settlement line of the Israeli hard-left. “The settlements are the ultimate proof that the American Jewish lobby should get an award for dictating their policy to the US government,” Saudi-based Arab News reported Eldar as saying.

Eldar endorsed the Arab League’s recent “Peace Initiative,” actually a repackaging of the Saudi Initiative of 2002 – which demands Israel withdraw to its pre-1967 borders, divide Jerusalem and compensate or accept Arab expatriates in return for recognition by the Arabs. “The majority of Israelis agree with this, but the settlers’ lobbies — both in the US and Israel — are so strong that it turns us away from peace," he said.

The Haaretz editor expressed his great support for the Partition Wall between most of Judea and Samaria and the rest of Israel, and voiced hope that the Annapolis conference in November would result in the eviction of Jews from the “Palestinian” side. “I believe the wall did us a favor,” Eldar said, “as it brought back the idea of partition in Israel. The problem is no longer where, but when we withdraw to the line…The settlements are about Jewish hegemony — and they failed.”

Another Haaretz Editor, Danny Rubinstein, caused a stir in September when he called Israel an “apartheid state” when speaking before a UN conference in Brussels, on a World Zionist Organization sponsored speaking tour. Rubinstein refused to apologize for his allegations.

Prominent journalist Nahum Barnea wrote in November 2000 (in a publication printed by The Israel Democracy Institute) that there are Israeli reporters who do not pass the "lynch test": these, he said, are journalists who could not bring themselves to criticize the Arabs even when two Israelis were savagely murdered by a mob in Ramallah. The journalists he named were Gideon Levy, Amira Hass and Eldar - all of Haaretz. Barnea wrote: "And then the lynch test came, and before it the test of the shooting and fire bombs of the Tanzim fighters, and before it the test of the violations of the Oslo Agreement by Arafat, and it turns out that the support of some of the prominent reporters [for PA positions] is absolute...They have a mission."

Click here for a critique of Eldar and Haaretz by Andrea Levin, the Executive Director of the Boston-based Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA).

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