Examples of HuffPost’s anti-Semitic bias, smears and incitement

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(1) HuffPost provided prominent, sympathetic, graphic coverage of an Iranian girl who needed surgery in America — but ignored an American Jewish girl who was murdered by a Palestinian terrorist

(2) HuffPost has repeatedly whitewashed and humanized Hitler, including to falsely attack a Trump nominee — while consistently depicting Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu as irredeemably evil

(2) HuffPost provided prominent, sympathetic, graphic coverage of a Palestinian man who had been subdued by Israeli police — but ignored an American rabbi and his wife who were murdered by a Palestinian terrorist, in front of their four children

(3) HuffPost provided prominent, sympathetic, graphic coverage of a an American who joined ISIS — but ignored a beloved American Jewish teenager who’d been murdered by a Palestinian terrorist

(4) HuffPost gave top coverage to a blood libel that Israeli soldiers murder Palestinians to “harvest their organs,” when it knew that the “reporter”  who wrote it claimed — in the “story” — that he had “no idea, no clue if it is true or not.”

(x) HuffPost gave top coverage in its two Arabic editions that a Jewish woman murdered Mohammed (founder of Islam), and refused the ADL’s demands that it remove this blood libel.

(4) HuffPost ignored a Palestinian terror-propagandist being enabled to indoctrinate third-graders in a NY public school to hate Israel — but gave top coverage to a pro-life group that handed out literature at a public school in Australia

(x) HuffPost routinely publishes stories containing headlines about “Jewish extremists” being accused of committing crimes — yet ignores the faith of radical Islamists, even after they openly admit perpetrating terrorist attacks because of Islam, and its tenets

(x) HuffPost falsely claimed that a “pack of Jews” chased Gov. Romney’s motorcade away from a wedding — then buried the fact that they were fans of his, and wanted their pictures taken with him

(x) HuffPost went even further than Iranian propaganda outlets, in its “reporting” on the number of Palestinian children who were killed in its efforts to defend itself from Hamas

(x) HuffPost engaged in an escalating series of anti-Semitic bias and incitement incidents in order to attack Israel and its prime minister during the public debate over the Iran deal


(1) HuffPost provided prominent, sympathetic, graphic coverage of an Iranian girl who needed surgery in America — but ignored an American Jewish girl who was murdered by a Palestinian terrorist

On February 8, 2017, HuffPost published on its front page a sympathetic, personalized, graphic story of an Iranian girl in need of heart surgery, whose trip to an Oregon hospital had been delayed, due to the Trump administration putting a temporary pause on entry visas from seven nations, including Iran.  This was an original, in-depth photo-story that HuffPost wrote.

Iranian Baby Barred By Travel Ban Enters U.S. For Lifesaving Surgery; Doctors treating the girl in Oregon say they’re hopeful they can successfully manage her heart condition, by Nina Golgowski, The Huffington Post, February 8, 2017. Excerpt:

An Iranian baby girl denied entry to the U.S. for lifesaving surgery under President Donald Trump’s travel ban has arrived in America for treatment.

Fatemeh Reshad was admitted at Oregon Health & Science University’s Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland on Tuesday, doctors confirmed. Her arrival ended a terrifying ordeal for the 4-month-old child’s family, after authorities had told them they’d have to wait 90 days to apply for a U.S. Visa.


Contrast how HuffPost treated this Iranian girl, to how it treated an American Jewish girl who was murdered by a Palestinian terrorist — and Hamas openly celebrating this attack

This top, sympathetic, graphic coverage that HuffPost provided to tell this Iranian girl’s story stands in sharp contrast to the fact that it essentially ignored a three-month-old American Jewish girl, Chaya Zissel Braun, who had been murdered by a Palestinian terrorist on October 22, 2014:

Three-month-old American Jewish girl Chaya Zissel Braun

The story of Chaya’s murder was initially covered by Jewish publications throughout the U.S. and Israel, including the Jerusalem Post, the Algemeiner, and others.

The Daily Caller (a publication that HuffPost follows and cites when it can attack its founder, Tucker Carlson) was the first U.S. mainstream publication to report the story on October 22:

Palestinian Terror Attack Kills American Baby, Wounds 7 Others In Israel, by Sarah Hurtubise, The Daily Caller, October 22, 2014, 11:25pm.  Excerpt:

A Palestinian driver with a history of anti-Israel violence crashed into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on Wednesday in an apparent terrorist attack, killing a three-month old baby American girl and wounding eight Israelis. […]

“We look at this incident as a terrorist attack,” police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said. The driver, who lived in east Jerusalem in Silwan, appeared to deliberately strike those waiting at the train station. He “has served time in Israeli prison for terrorism.” He is in serious condition.

The infant, Chaya Zissel Braun, died later of her injuries, according to Haaretz. Her parents, both American citizens, were also injured in the attack.

Within hours, Hamas celebrated and justified the attack that killed Chaya:

Baby girl killed in Jerusalem is an American, US official says, by Ben Hartman & Michael Wilner, The Jerusalem Post, October 23, 2014. Excerpt:

[Chaya] flew 10-20 meters in the air before landing headfirst on the pavement, Shimshon Halperin said Wednesday night.  Standing outside Hadassah University Medical Center on Jerusalem’s Mount Scopus, after Chaya had died of intracranial bleeding Halperin explained how the driver from Silwan rammed a row of pedestrians, hitting Chaya’s stroller and sending her flying.

“This is a natural response to the crimes of the occupation and invasion of our land by the Jews,” Hamas spokesman Hossam Badran said in response to the attack.

The Post story also described an added aspect of this tragedy:

[…] Chaya had been born after her parents had tried for years to have a baby to no avail, said Halperin, adding that her parents were in shock, having just learned of her death.

Also, early the next day (October 23), the U.S. Department of State issued a press release condemning the attack, and indicating that Chaya was indeed a U.S. citizen:

U.S. condemns Jerusalem terror attack that killed infant, by JTA, October 23, 2014 6:45am. Excerpt:

The United States condemned as “despicable” a terror attack in Jerusalem that claimed the life of a 3-month-old girl.  Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral late Wednesday night in Jerusalem for Chaya Zissel Braun, who is reported to be an American citizen. […]

Hours after the attack, the U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement, “The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s terrorist attack in Jerusalem. We express our deepest condolences to the family of the baby, reportedly an American citizen, who was killed in this despicable attack, and extend our prayers for a full recovery to those injured. We urge all sides to maintain calm and avoid escalating tensions in the wake of this incident.”

Soon after, the NY Daily News, another publication that HuffPost regularly cites, ran a story about Chaya’s murder, confirming that she was an American citizen:

HuffPost completely ignored Chaya’s murder — and Hamas celebrating this attack — with the exception of an op-ed blog that it buried beyond casual public view

A search of the string “Chaya Zissel Braun” returns one result: an op-ed piece:

No Child Should Be Expendable, by Harry Leibowitz, World of Children Award Co-Founder & Board Chair, The Huffington Post, October 24, 2014.

Yet neither this item, nor anything about Chaya’s murder, or Hamas celebrating it, appeared on HuffPost’s front page from October 23-26, as proven by screencaps provided by the Internet Archive:

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So what kinds of “news” stories did HuffPost decide to put on its front page during this period, instead of anything about Chaya’s murder, her family’s grief, or Hamas celebrating its murderous act?  Here is a sampling:

HuffPost decided on October 24 that sympathetic pictures of aging dogs was worthy of being on its front page — for two straight days, October 24-25 — but nothing about Chaya and her family:

LOOK: Photo Series Captures The Dignity Of Aging Dogs

And that Kim Kardashian’s “daring” dress and birthday were more front page-worthy — for two straight days (October 25-26) — than the fact that Chaya would never be able to celebrate her first birthday:

Kim Kardashian Dons A Daring White Dress For Her Birthday Bash

And HuffPost scoured the world and found this inane “news” story, which it posted on its front page for two straight days — October 25-26:

These Awkward Animal Couples Really Suck At Making Out

Here are some more of the “news” stories that HuffPost decided were worthy of being on its front page from October 23-26, instead of anything about Chaya:

Blake Lively Looks Amazing

Kate Hudson’s Matthew McConaughey Impression Is Spot On

WATCH: Howie Mandel Refuses To Leave HuffPost Live

‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ Canceled By TLC

Bet You Can’t Ace This ‘Sex And The City’ Quiz


by Jon Sutz, SaveTheWest.com, January 27, 2017.

Ithaca fiasco
http://freebeacon.com/national-security/controversial-anti-israel-activist-presents-to-third-grade-class-in-n-y/
http://legalinsurrection.com/2016/12/video-activists-manipulate-third-graders-into-hating-israel/

(8) November 2016: HuffPost published a blood libel in its Arabic editions, that a Jewish woman murdered the Prophet Muhammad — then refused to even reply to the ADL CEO’s request that it and other anti-Semitic items be removed

ADL Dismayed Over Failure By HuffPost Arabi to Remove Anti-Semitic Blog, ADL.org, January 12, 2017. Excerpt:

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today voiced disappointment over the failure by editors at HuffPost Arabi to remove a blatantly anti-Semitic blog after it was first brought to their attention several weeks ago. The Arabic-language blog promotes a conspiracy theory blaming Jews for the death of the Prophet Mohammed.

“It is troubling that an anti-Semitic screed cleared The Huffington Post’s editorial review process and that our concerns so far have been ignored,” said Jonathan A. Greenblatt, ADL CEO. “We call on The Huffington Post to immediately remove this offensive entry and to ensure that the proper safeguards are in place so that the Arabic site is free of anti-Semitism and incitement against Jews.”

The blog, initially titled “’Arsenic’ The poison, which a Jewish woman put in the food of the Prophet, peace be upon him,’” has been live on The Huffington Post’s Arabic language web site since it was first published on Nov. 29. It claims that a Jewish woman used arsenic to poison the Prophet Mohammed and includes other offensive anti-Jewish conspiracy theories.

ADL initially reached out with a letter to the editor of HuffPost Arabi on Dec. 7 and issued various tweets in Arabic and in English directly at site’s editor in chief, but has not received a response.

The Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website, was in full agreement with HuffPost that it should not comply with the ADL’s demands:

ADL Demands Arabian HuffPo Remove Article Saying Muhammed was Poisoned by a Jew, by Andrew Anglin, Daily Stormer, January 14, 2017. Excerpt:

Can you imagine going around defending the actions of your ancestors 1500 years ago? […]

I guess their [the ADL’s] argument would be that this stirs up hatred against them in modern times.

But obviously, that is wrong. No one cares about what the Jews were doing over a thousand years ago. No one even cares what the Jews were doing a year ago. What matters, and why people hate the Jews, is what they are doing now.


(2) HuffPost has repeatedly whitewashed and humanized Hitler, including to falsely attack a Trump nominee — while consistently depicting Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu as irredeemably evil

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Examples

HuffPost: Hitler was less evil than President Bush, because at least Hitler “meant well… by eliminating Jews”

At Least They Didn’t Mean Well, by Peter Mehlman, The Huffington Post, June 20, 2007. Excerpt:

So now we’re six and a half years into Bush and everyone from Helen Thomas on down is declaring him the worst president ever. What no one is saying is the one overarching reason he’s the worst: the Bush administration is the first that doesn’t even mean well. […]

You could argue that even the world’s worst fascist dictators at least meant well. They honestly thought were doing good things for their countries by suppressing blacks/eliminating Jews/eradicating free enterprise/repressing individual thought/killing off rivals/invading neighbors, etc.

Even though HuffPost was called out by numerous websites for this outrageous article, it is still published on the site, ten years later.


HuffPost: Hitler secretly liked Mickey Mouse

HuffPost featured this “news” story on its front page:

6 Brutal Leaders And Their Ridiculous Secret Hobbies, The Huffington Post, November 14, 2010. Excerpt:

Everybody needs a hobby, but people find release in many surprising ways. A mechanic might unwind by knitting, a ballet dancer might take up boxing. But what do you do to unwind after, say, a long day at the genocide factory? Just ask these guys…

And this article is still published at HuffPost, seven years later.


HuffPost featured a week-long pictorial of Hitler’s “private moments” with Eva Braun — while at the same time, dehumanized a Jewish family that had been slaughtered by a Palestinian terrorist

On March 9, 2011, HuffPost published near the top of its front page this “news” story, which it left there for at least seven straight days:

PHOTOS: Eva Braun and Adolf Hitler’s Private Moments

Some may find HuffPost’s decision to shower such sustained, top-level, “humanizing” attention to Hitler’s “private moments,” to be shocking. This, however, pales in comparison to the fact that during the seven days it left this story on its front page, HuffPost was knowingly suppressing, whitewashing and dehumanizing a family of Jews who had just been slaughtered by murderous anti-Semites.

At the same time: HuffPost dehumanized a Jewish family that had been slaughtered by an anti-Semitic terrorist

On March 11, 2011 — two days after HuffPost’s tribute to Hitler’s “private moments” began — two Palestinian terrorists savagely murdered the Fogel family, in Israel. The terrorists slashed all of their throats, including 3-month-old Hadas’s.

The Fogel family, clockwise, from top left: Ruth, 34; Udi, 36; Yoav, 11; Elad, 4; Hadas, 3 months. See pictures of their corpses at the crime scene here, here, here [CAUTION: GRAPHIC].

As one HuffPost watchdog website documented, rather than putting this story on its front page, HuffPost waited a full day to provide any coverage of it — then only posted a Reuters wire story, which featured no pictures of the Fogels, and buried it on a secondary page, behind a picture of a Jeep:

HuffPost then removed the story less than twenty-four hours later, and never put up another one — all the while, keeping its tribute to Hitler’s “private moments” with Eva Braun prominently featured on its front page, until at least March 15 — seven straight days.

Further, as another HuffPost watchdog site noted, it also never published a story that revealed the fact that one of the Palestinian terrorists publicly expressed his pride at having done it:

Palestinian baby killer: Proud of what I did; Amjad Awad said he has no regrets over butchering five members of Fogel family in Itamar, even if it means he’ll get death sentence, by Ahiya Raved, YNete.com, June 5, 2011. Excerpt:

“I’m proud of what I did,” so declared Amjad Mahmad Awad, 19, on Sunday just moments before an indictment against him and his partner Hakim Awad was filed before the Judea and Samaria Sector Military Court, over the murders of five members of the Fogel family two and a half months ago.

“I don’t regret what I did, even if it means I’m sentenced to death,” Amjad said ahead of the indictment hearing.

In fact, HuffPost’s own search engine proves it never published the murderer’s name. A January 27, 2017 search using the string Amjad Mahmad Awad returns zero results. Which stands in stark contrast to the fact that:

  • HuffPost routinely puts stories on its front page about “Jewish extremists” who are merely suspected of attacking Palestinians.
  • When a Russian punk band, “Pussy Riot,” was arrested for barging into a Russian orthodox church, during services, and singing a protest song, at one point HuffPost had nine separate, sympathetic stories on its World page about their plight, depicting them as “victims.”

HuffPost also gave no coverage to the fact that Palestinians had been photographed handing out candies in “celebration” of the Fogels’ murders:

A Palestinian man offers sweets to Hamas policemen in the streets of the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah on March 12, 2011 to celebrate the murder of the Fogel family. (Photo Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images)

Further, as shown in SaveTheWest.com’s recent documentary, when Palestinians — including terrorists — are killed, HuffPost rushes personalized, graphic, sympathetic stories of them to its front page, while at the same time, ignoring and dehumanizing Jews who are murdered by Palestinians:

“The Huffington Post’s Anti-Semitic Bias and Incitement During the Third Intifada”

The trailer:


UPDATE: January 30

The above report was published on January 27, International Holocaust Remembrance Day.  Since then, HuffPost has published several items that only further indicate the depths to which it will sink to whitewash Hitler, and his murder of six million Jews.

On Sunday, January 29, HuffPost published the following two articles near the top of its front page:

A Tremendous Roundup Of Street Art Ridiculing Donald Trump

The below “news” article was based entirely on one Muslim’s statement, of her fears that Trump is going to do to Muslims what Hitler did to Jews:

‘Is This Our Version Of The Holocaust That’s About To Start?’

And we were also alerted to this article, which appeared on December 26, 2016, on HuffPost’s front page, that explicitly compares those who voted for Trump to those who supported Adolf Hitler:

What Those Who Studied Nazis Can Teach Us About The Strange Reaction To Donald Trump; While it’s important to watch the president-elect closely, we also must be mindful of our own response to him, by Shawn Hamilton, The Huffington Post, December 19, 2016. Excerpt:

People rejected the uglier aspects of Nazism but gave ground in ways that ultimately made it successful. They conceded premises to faulty arguments. They rejected the “facts” of propaganda, but not the impressions of it. The new paradigm of authoritarianism was so disorienting that they simply could not see it for what it was, let alone confront it. […]

Before there were the camps and murders ― and the euphemisms to hide all of the camps and all of the murders ― there was this feel-good lie that should have been dismissed ― along with the people telling it, from the beginning.

In today’s United States, the suggestion that illegal immigration is the cause of the economic struggles of working-class whites is an American Dolchstoss. Mechanization, globalization and the decline of unions have affected working-class whites to a far greater extent than illegal immigration ― or immigration of any kind. And this is not an obscure fact or liberal talking point. Yet many who supposedly reject Trump’s scapegoating of illegal immigrants seem willing to concede it. […]

We should not waste our time or imaginations trying to reconfigure Trumpism to explain why all of the “good people” supported him. It is more important to see it for what it is and resist. Hopefully, they will join us. If not, it will not be necessary to call them names, they will have named themselves.

Recall that HuffPost established an absolute prohibition of “hate speech,” “inflammatory claims” and “conspiracy theories”:

“If you’re looking for the usual flame-throwing, name-calling, and simplistic attack dog rhetoric … don’t bother coming to the Huffington Post.”
Arianna Huffington

“[At HuffPost] there are guidelines that have to be followed — and they include a prohibition on conspiracy theories or inflammatory claims […] what the great historian Richard Hofstadter called ‘the paranoid style in American politics,’ which he defined as angry minds that traffic in ‘heated exaggeration, suspiciousness, and conspiratorial fantasy,’ and that see ‘the fate of conspiracy in apocalyptic terms… always manning the barricades of civilization’.”
Arianna Huffington

See more of HuffPost management’s public claims that it is an absolutely nonpartisan, professional news organization here.

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