Jewish Lefties Claim Fake Anti-Israel ‘New York Times’

NEW YORK - JULY 23: A New York Times newsrack is seen July 23, 2008 in New York City. The Times is set to raise the daily newsstand price to $1.50 August 18 after posting an 82 percent decline in second quarter profits. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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The Times of Israel reports: Jewish Voice for Peace took credit for distributing thousands of fake and anti-Israel versions of The New York Times in Manhattan and on social media.

The organization, which supports the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS, movement, said in a statement released Wednesday that it distributed 10,000 copies of the parody, which included such articles as “Congress to Debate US Aid to Israel” and “In the Footsteps of Mandela and King: A Non-Violent Movement Gains Ground Ten Years On,” as well as an editorial, “Our New Editorial Policy: Rethinking Israel-Palestine.”

Members of Jewish Voice for Peace New York and Jews Say No!, a New York City-based pro-Palestinian organization, created the paper to “point out how biased current reporting is on Israel and Palestine and to show what a paper that was fair and accurate could look like,” Just Say No! member Alan Levine, one of its writers, said in a statement.

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