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avatar Dexter Van Zile
Dexter Van Zile is Shillman Research Fellow for the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting and Analysis (CAMERA). Van Zile's work has appeared in a number of publications including The Jerusalem Post and The Boston Globe.

ARTICLES BY: Dexter Van Zile

January 6, 2021 7:12 am

Will Christian Peacemakers Condemn the PA Prime Minister for His Blasphemy?

Are Palestinian Christians and their allies in the United States and Europe up to the task of criticizing Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh? Or...

November 18, 2020 5:32 am

Far-Right Propagandist Blames Jews for Trump Election Loss, Uses Blood Libel

It was bound to happen. Someone was going to blame the Jews for the ongoing controversy surrounding the 2020 presidential election. Jew-hatred is like that....

October 16, 2020 8:54 am

Transition From Terrorist to Gandhian Figure Will Not Wash

Get ready for the onslaught of sympathetic media coverage for Maher al-Akhras, who is approximately 80 days into a hunger strike against the powers that...

August 13, 2020 8:38 am

An Antisemitic ‘Peace’ Organization Strikes Again

Nobody involved is talking, but it sure looks like American supporters of Sabeel, the antisemitic “peace” organization founded by Anglican Priest Rev. Dr. Naim Ateek...

August 6, 2020 9:17 am

Another Anti-Israel Lie Pushed by Palestinian Activist

When people say or write things, they should try to avoid contradicting themselves on a factual or logical basis. This is the essence of the...

May 14, 2020 7:26 am

Church Leaders in Jerusalem Weigh in on Peace Process

The Heads of Churches in Jerusalem recently issued a statement warning Israel not to annex territory in the West Bank, because to do so would...

April 17, 2020 10:16 am

Psychologist Group Considers Joining BDS Campaign

In yet another instance of a civil society institution in the US becoming infected with the virus of anti-Zionism, a group called “Psychologists for Social...

March 31, 2020 6:52 am

Antisemitism Is Thriving, and Coronavirus Will Fuel Its Growth

I got called a lampshade on Twitter the other night. I was called this hateful epithet by an anonymous defender of Giovanni Gasparro, the Italian artist...

March 17, 2020 8:28 am

After Coronavirus, the Mask Is Off at the Quincy Institute

We ought to thank Sarah Leah Whitson, Managing Director for Research and Policy at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft -- the gathering place for...

March 13, 2020 10:14 am

Rick Steves Keeping Faith With the Mullahs, Not His Viewers

Rick Steves, the beloved producer of travel shows for PBS, has a pretty explicit agenda for his journalism. He wants to promote empathy for people...

March 3, 2020 6:34 am

Iran’s Useful Idiots and the Coronavirus

Pity poor E. Michael Jones, the professional antisemite from South Bend, Indiana, who blames Jews for every problem afflicting humanity. In addition to his obsession...

February 23, 2020 5:01 am

Catholic Bishop Declares ‘Jews Are Not Our Enemies’ - Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Ind., made a stunning condemnation of antisemitism on Wednesday. In an oblique...

February 17, 2020 7:37 am

Does Churches for Middle East Peace Leader Really Want Peace?

Earlier this month, Mae Cannon, executive director of Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP), an anti-Israel propaganda organization supported by mainline Protestant churches in the...

December 29, 2019 6:53 am

Hamas Has Lost Its Mojo in Gaza

Talk about being obtuse. The folks at The Palestine Chronicle, a pro-Hamas propaganda outfit operating as a non-profit organization here in the US, is trying to...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...


Despite Lockdown, No Let-Up in Violent Antisemitic Assaults on French Jews ...

The number of violent antisemitic assaults on Jews in France remained consistent during 2020 despite the restrictions on movement imposed...


Netanyahu Will Seek to Avoid a Confrontation With Biden on Iran Nuclear Iss...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will seek to avoid a confrontation with the new Biden administration on the Iran nuclear...

Middle East

Lebanese Herders, Israeli Military Row Over Cows Grazing Near Border

The Israeli military said on Tuesday cows which crossed from Lebanon would be returned, after cattle herders from a Lebanese border village accused Israeli soldiers of taking the animals which...

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