Is the New York Daily News Going The Anti-Israel Route?


The New York Daily News reports about a fundraiser for the IDF’s elite Duvdevan Unit.

The title Heavy hitters gather downtown to raise money for Israel’s covert and controversial Duvdevan Unit is the first clue that this piece is perhaps not meant to paint the fundraiser in a positive light.

The second clue is right below it.

Yup, a photo of disgraced sexual predator Harvey Weinstein, followed by this:

The defense never rests.

Fresh off appearing in court with his controversial client Harvey Weinstein, hard-hitting defense attorney Benjamin Brafman went on offense by attending a fundraiser for Israel’s Duvdevan Unit on Monday.

I have been following the media long enough to know these wording and photo choices are usually made for a reason.

I’m just not sure what got into the NY Daily News here, considering I have never found them to be particularly anti-Israel in the past. Could this signal a change now that it is no longer owned by the pro-Israel Mort Zuckerman?

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