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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


September 21, 2018 7:10 am
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State Department Report Mentions Palestinian ‘Martyr Payments’ for the First Time

There are a few major differences between the annual US State Department report on terrorism in the West Bank and Gaza this year, as compared...

September 4, 2018 11:11 am
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The PLO Meets with Islamic Jihad — But Not Israel or the US

From Ma'an Arabic: The Deputy Chairman of the Palestinian National Liberation Movement (PLO), Mahmud al-Alul, met on Thursday with Deputy Secretary General of the Islamic Jihad...

August 30, 2018 8:37 am
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Hamas Ministry Says UNRWA Only Provides Health Coverage for 5% of Population — But 67% Are ‘Refugees’

On Monday, the Gaza Ministry of Health warned that hospitals and medical clinics in Gaza were in danger of closing due to a lack of...

August 29, 2018 7:30 am
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By the Way, the Palestinians Are Still Setting Fires in Southern Israel

YNet reports: Three fires broke out on Monday afternoon, two of them near Israeli communities by the Gaza border. Firefighters, including KKL teams, gained control of...

August 28, 2018 10:11 am
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Will Abbas Close Banks in Gaza to Punish Hamas?

I don't know how reliable this report is, but Al Akhbar in Lebanon is reporting that Mahmoud Abbas is drawing up plans to severely punish all Gazans...

August 26, 2018 8:24 am
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According to the UN, Israel Can’t Defend Itself

Below is the headline and lede for an AP article: The UN political chief called on Israel Wednesday to ensure that urgently needed humanitarian supplies for...

August 23, 2018 6:30 am
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Do European Anthropologists Really Support BDS?

The BDS movement tweeted the following story as a victory: #EASA2018 in full motion against cooperation with segregatory Israeli institutions established in occupied West Bank: 160+...

August 19, 2018 4:59 am
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Palestinian Op-Ed Accurately Explains How UNRWA Turned From Humanitarian to Political

Ma'an published an op-ed by Ali Hweidi, a writer and researcher on Palestinian affairs from Lebanon, about the threat of closing down UNRWA. He begins by...

August 15, 2018 7:19 am
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PA Minister Who Calls for Jihad Against Israel Represents Palestine at ‘World Peace Forum’

Mahmoud Habbash, who is the Chief Justice of Palestine and President Mahmoud Abbas' Adviser on Religious Affairs and Islamic Relations, is heading a delegation of...

August 12, 2018 7:32 am
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Muslim Western Wall Denial Continues

Hanna Issa, the Secretary General of the Islamic-Christian Committee to Support Occupied Jerusalem and Holy Sites, wrote an article where he denied that the Western Wall...

August 9, 2018 7:44 am
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After Being Greeted and Feted by Russia, Palestinian Islamic Jihad Promises to Destroy Israel

Islamic Jihad officials were invited to Russia this week. Apparently, this recognition of them as important players in the region did not change their support...

August 7, 2018 8:44 am
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Gazans Protest Cuts in Prisoner ‘Salaries’

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has seemingly cut or reduced the "salaries" of some terrorist prisoners -- those from Hamas and Islamic Jihad. There was a protest...

August 6, 2018 2:37 pm
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Russia Invites Palestinian Terror Group to an Official Meeting, Giving Support and Legitimacy

Palestine Today reports that Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine received an official invitation to visit Moscow from the Russian Foreign Ministry. According to the Information Office...

August 2, 2018 1:29 pm
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Jordanian University Offers Full Scholarship to Ahed Tamimi

Amman University has offered a full scholarship to Ahed Tamimi, who was recently released from Israeli prison for attacking an IDF soldier. The invitation was offered...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

University of Michigan Regent Denounces Professor’s ‘Antisemiti...

The president of the University of Michigan pledged on Thursday to take "appropriate steps" to address a professor's refusal to help...

Israel

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Fun...

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a...

Middle East

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Fun...

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a...

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