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J Street: Anti-Israel, Pro-Lying
Free Beacon ^ | 6/6/14 | Adam Kredo

Posted on 06/06/2014 1:39:17 PM PDT by Nachum

The liberal fringe group J Street is facing renewed questions over its purported dishonesty to journalists and editors after one of its top campus officials penned an op-ed that was so thoroughly riddled with factual errors that a leading Israeli publication was forced to delete the piece and apologize.

Jacob Plitman, the president of J Street U’s National Student Board, recently attacked several pro-Israel groups in an editorial published by the Times of Israel (TOI). However, TOI editors quickly removed the piece after at least four major factual errors were discovered, according to an explanation of the incident provided to the Washington Free Beacon by sources close to the incident.

This is not the first time that J Street has come under fire for misleading reporters and editors at major publications.

J Street executive director Jeremy Ben-Ami triggered a press backlash when he attempted to spin former Atlantic reporter Chris Good as part of a 2010 damage control campaign surrounding liberal billionaire George Soros’ financial involvement in the group.

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: antiisrael; europeanunion; israel; jstreet; lobbygroup; lying

1 posted on 06/06/2014 1:39:17 PM PDT by Nachum
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