Israeli Ambassador Says New York Times is ‘Cesspool of Hostility to Israel,’ ‘Safe Space for Those Who Hate the Jewish State’

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Ron Dermer, the Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., speaks as the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum holds its annual “Days of Remembrance” event in honor of the victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 29, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Ron Dermer, the Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., speaks as the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum holds its annual “Days of Remembrance” event in honor of the victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 29, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Breitbart: Ron Dermer, the Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., speaks as the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum holds its annual “Days of Remembrance” event in honor of the victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 29, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Israeli ambassador to the United States minced no words while criticizing the New York Times as a home for antisemitism in American media in a speech on Monday.

“We have… seen one of the world’s most prestigious newspapers become a cesspool of hostility towards Israel that goes well beyond any legitimate criticism of a fellow, imperfect democracy,” Ron Dermer said in his Monday speech honoring Holocaust Remembrance Day.

“The same New York Times that a century ago mostly hid from their readers the Holocaust of the Jewish people has today made its pages a safe space for those who hate the Jewish state,” Dermer added. “Through biased coverage, slanderous columns and anti-Semitic cartoons, its editors shamefully choose week after week to cast the Jewish state as a force for evil.” more …

Opinion: Two cartoons:

Bibi Netanyahu characterized as a dog leading a blind, Jewish Trump.

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In the midst of apology for the first anti-Semitic cartoon, ‘New York Times’ publishes another:

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This second cartoon depicts Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu wearing a robe and holding up what looks like a tablet with the Star of David on it. It depicts Netanyahu as blind and holding a selfie stick, taking a photo of himself.

It is the oldest and most tolerated hatred in the word. The Times has said it is conducting an internal investigation into the matter.

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