David Gerstman has penned an article titled Helping the NY Times Become ‘Truth Vigilantes’ at PJMedia.
In general, when the Times reports on Israeli violence against Palestinians, it seems that any charge made by the Palestinians is worth reporting without skepticism. Similarly, the Times accepts nearly every claim made by Palestinian leadership at face value.
Read full article: http://pjmedia.com/blog/helping-the-ny-times-become-truth-vigilantes/#comments
Dov Linzer has wrote an op-ed a few days ago in the New York Times in which he attempts to define the term modesty according to the teachings of Jewish tradition.
Jewish tradition teaches men and women alike that they should be modest in their dress. But modesty is not defined by, or even primarily about, how much of one’s body is covered. It is about comportment and behavior. It is about recognizing that one need not be the center of attention. It is about embodying the prophet Micah’s call for modesty: learning “to walk humbly with your God.”
Read full article: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/20/opinion/ultra-orthodox-jews-and-the-modesty-fight.html
I disagree. While modesty is also defined by comportment and behavior, how one dresses is also an integral part of the term.