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"Questionable" Picture in The Jerusalem Post, Again

By Batya Medad
3/13/2008, 12:00 AM

The Jerusalem Post is Using That Picture Again

The Jerusalem Post loves this picture, which it claims is of Ofra, just south of Shiloh. It appeared on the Jerusalem Post website this morning.

I can't see this view of it from anyplace near Ofra. Either it isn't Ofra, or the picture was doctored. I've written about it before and never got an answer from the JPost. 

Here's the caption that appeared under it, in the internet edition of the paper, last June:

"The settlement of Ofra with the outskirts of Ramallah in the background.  Photo: Ariel Jerozolimski"

We've contacted people from Ofra who can't figure out where such a picture could have been taken. And Ofra is not next to Ramallah!  You can't see Ofra from Ramallah, nor Ramallah from Ofra.