Eight Tips for Reading About Israel

This article suggests eight questions a reader should ask in evaluating the credibility of articles about Israel.  As the author suggests in his conclusion, "Countries are very complicated, and if the picture you’re getting of Israel is simple — simply good or simply bad — then you can be sure the picture isn’t real."

Matti Friedman is an award-winning journalist, a contributor to the New York Times opinion section, and the author of three nonfiction books: The Aleppo CodexPumpkinflowers: A Soldier’s Story; and Spies of No Country. He lives in Jerusalem.

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