Monday, January 18, 2016

On a death in a settlement house - by Arnold Roth

...News consumers and news producers for whom "settlement" says everything they need to know about the ongoing war of terror being waged against Jews in their homeland won't give the matter a second thought. They will very likely be unaware of the positive meaning the expression "settlement house" has had for more than a century. The BBC's editors surely had no positive intentions in choosing that odd way to characterize an act of primal savagery whose name they don't even dare to pronounce.

Arnold/Frimet Roth..
This Ongoing War..
18 January '16..

Many Israelis will be reflecting in sorrow today as the young murdered mother we described in yesterday's post is buried later this morning in the soil of Jerusalem.

Others will be thinking about the shabby journalistic values that lie behind the headline on the BBC report of her death at the hands of a terrorist.

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