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Elder of Ziyon has been blogging about Israel and the Arab world for a really long time now. He also controls the world, but deep down, you already knew that.

ARTICLES BY: Elder of Ziyon

May 18, 2018 11:18 am

170 Syrians Were Killed During Three Days This Week — Without Any News Coverage

On Sunday, 114 Arabs were killed. On Monday, 30 more. On Tuesday, 26 more. But the media didn't think that Arabs dying was an interesting story -- because those people had the...

May 15, 2018 9:24 am

Hamas-Linked Committee Decides to Extend Gaza ‘March’ — They Must Like What They See

Ma'an reports that the committee behind the Gaza riots has decided not to end them on Tuesday as originally planned, but to extend them to June 5,...

May 15, 2018 8:21 am

UNRWA Reportedly Closes Schools and Offices so Students and Employees Can Attack Israel

Arabic media outlets are reporting that a general strike was declared for all of Gaza on Monday and Tuesday to allow the population to attempt to...

May 10, 2018 7:40 am

Another Reason the EU Supports the Iran Deal: Money

EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini criticized the US move to reimpose sanctions on Iran -- because Iran has been an economic windfall for the Europeans. After her boilerplate on...

May 8, 2018 7:46 am

Salt Lake Tribune Publishes Antisemitic Op-ed

An op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune by a Michael S. Robinson crosses the line into direct antisemitism: Well folks, we don’t have to worry about...

May 4, 2018 11:52 am

PLO Tells Its People to Resist Until Israel Is Destroyed by ‘Return’

The Western media has been downplaying the meaning of "return" in the weekly Gaza "Great Return March" riots. But to Palestinian Arabs, the meaning has always been...

April 25, 2018 8:31 am

Arab Media Upset By Merkel’s Criticism of Arab Antisemitism

NBC reports:  German Chancellor Angela Merkel has denounced a “different type of anti-Semitism” that has taken root in her country. She also vowed to do everything possible to...

April 16, 2018 9:02 am

Gazans Hold Demonstration in Support of Syria, Iran, and Hezbollah

On Sunday, Gazans demonstrated in support of the Syrian regime that gasses and murders its own people. A group of protestors in Gaza City denounced the US-led...

March 26, 2018 9:45 am

UN Women’s Rights Commission Is Just as Hateful as the Rest of the UN

From UN Watch: The UN’s 45-member Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), meeting in its 2017 annual session, singled out Israel as the only country...

March 22, 2018 1:02 pm

Major Arab Writer Also Questions Abbas’ Sanity

I wrote yesterday that Mahmoud Abbas was delusional, as evidenced by his latest speech. I also discussed how reporters are loathe to say anything about it. But at least one major...

March 21, 2018 11:31 am

Delusional Abbas Accuses US of Helping Hamas Build a State in Gaza

When is any reporter (besides Khaled Abu Toameh) going to mention that Mahmoud Abbas is delusional? Here is the English press release from the Palestinian Authority news...

March 5, 2018 1:48 pm

@HRW Notices That Wishing for Children to Be Martyred Is Sick — But Not When Palestinians Wish It

There was a moment of moral clarity from a Human Rights Watch worker recently. A BBC story said: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been criticised after telling...

February 27, 2018 10:23 am

More Gaza News That You Won’t Hear (Because Israel Can’t Be Blamed)

The 16-day-old strike by Gaza's hospital janitorial staff had closed at least one hospital there. But the strike has now been suspended -- because the workers are negotiating with...

February 22, 2018 9:34 am

Gaza Is ‘About to Explode’ — But Not Because of Israel

Palestine Today reports: Palestinian factions announced on Tuesday a comprehensive trade strike with a one-quarter-hour stoppage to express the real catastrophe in the Gaza Strip as a...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...


Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...


Israeli Minister Invites Arab States to Next Year’s Eurovision Contest in...

Israel’s Communications Minister has invited several Arab states to take part in next year’s Eurovision song contest in Jerusalem. Israeli singer...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...