The political cartoon in question showed Trump, wearing a pair of sunglasses, being led by a dog, depicted as Netanyahu. The dog had a Star of David collar. The cartoon appeared in the paper’s opinion section next to a column penned by Thomas Friedman, according to the Jerusalem Post.
The New York Times said an editor’s note would appear in the paper’s international edition Monday. The statement from the paper read, “A political cartoon in the international print edition of The New York Times on Thursday included anti-Semitic tropes, depicting the prime minister of Israel as a guide dog with a Star of David collar leading the president of the United States, shown wearing a skullcap. The image was offensive, and it was an error of judgment to publish it. It was provided by The New York Times News Service and Syndicate, which has since deleted it.”
Huffington Post contributor Yashar Ali called the image “an anti-Semitic cartoon that the NYT published.”