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New York Times Opinion on Sunday, he apologized for publishing an anti-Semitic cartoon in his International Edition on Thursday, accusing "a single editor" for allowing the use of offensive images.
Caricature depicted US President Donald Trump wearing kippah and being led by an observation dog with the face of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and wearing a star-collar collar.
@nyx today he crossed the red line by publishing a cartoon filled with anti-Semitic tropics.
While we appreciate his withdrawal, it is extremely worrying that he primarily received editorial approval. pic.twitter.com/3YOqzlWoqw
– WJC (@WorldJewishCong) April 27, 2019
"We are very sorry for the publication of an anti – Semitic political film last Thursday in a press release. T The New York Times "Lunch outside the United States," the daily writes.
"Such images are always dangerous, and it is even more unacceptable at a time when anti-Semitism is on the rise worldwide. We investigated how this happened, and found that, as a result of the erroneous process, he had withdrawn a single editor without adequate supervision. Syndicated Cartoon and Decides to Include it on the Opinion Page.
"This issue remains under review and we evaluate our internal process and training. We expect significant changes."
Previous reply Times the cartoon was posted on Twitter on Saturday, in which the paper committed itself to the editor's note in Monday's release.
This answer did not apologize directly for the publication of the cartoon, but she said it contained "anti-Semitic tropics", was "offensive" and was "a mistake in judgment that made it public".
– Lahav Harkov (@LahavHarkov) t April 27, 2019
Times commentator and former Jerusalem Post editor-in-chief Bret Stephens wrote an opinion on Sunday, criticizing his decision to draw.
"Here was a picture that could be published on other sites at another age Der Sturmer, "wrote, referring to the famous Nazi propaganda publication." Jew in the form of a dog. A small but kind Jew who leads a stupid and trusting American. Hated Trump was tried with a skull. "
Stephens confirmed that one "middle editor" made the decision to include the drawing "just before the paper went to press," and added that the problem showed that there was no intentional anti-Semitism but "an amazing act of ignorance of anti-Semitism."
However, he also drew a cartoon publishing to "almost torrential criticism of Israel and mainstreaming anti-Zionism" Times and others, and as long as "anti-Semitic arguments or images are framed … as a commentary on Israel, it will tend to be seen as a form of political opinion, not ethnic prejudice".
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