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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

February 14, 2019 8:35 am

Did Netanyahu Turn Down a Saudi Peace Offer?

Barak Ravid has a phenomenal scoop, published in Axios: On the last day of the 2014 Gaza War, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a secret meeting...

February 7, 2019 8:56 am

No, Israel Was Not Created by the United Nations

Arab News has a typical anti-Israel screed by Chris Doyle, director of the London-based Council for Arab-British Understanding. He writes, "Israel was a child of the UN,...

February 5, 2019 7:03 am

Lie of the Day: ‘A Large Number of Palestinian Children Spend Their Childhood Inside Israeli Prisons’

I just found this video put out by the "Government of Palestine" for World Children's Day 2017 in English. The viewer count on this particular...

January 31, 2019 8:02 am

Abbas Purges His Government of Anyone Who Might Disagree with Him

Reuters reports: The Palestinian government officially submitted its resignation to president Mahmud Abbas Tuesday, a statement said, though it will remain in place while a new...

January 29, 2019 5:39 am

Palestinian Writer on Holocaust Remembrance Day: Maybe It Happened, Maybe It Didn’t

At the Palestinian news site Sama News, writer Khudair Abu Tammam discussed the Holocaust on the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The first part of...

January 29, 2019 4:53 am

Kuwaiti Refuses to Compete Against an Israeli in California, Is Hailed as Hero by BDS

Kuwaiti jujitsu champion Abdullah Al Anjari has been very public on social media about his decision on Saturday to drop out of a tournament in...

January 22, 2019 8:55 am

Most Palestinians Support Terror — but Good Luck Finding That in The New York Times

There is an unwritten rule in most media outlets to avoid making Palestinians look bad. Israelis? Sure. Settlers? Certainly. But Palestinians? No, they must be given...

January 17, 2019 7:29 am

When the Arab World Stiffs Lebanese Palestinians, No One Cares

In 2007, a battle between Palestinian militants and the Lebanese army destroyed the Palestinian refugee camp of Nahr al-Baled, where 20,000 people lived. A conference in...

January 14, 2019 10:14 am

Fatah Official: Arab Leaders Meeting Israelis Is a Stab in the Back to Palestinians

Ma'an reports that Abbas Zaki, a member of the Fatah Central Committee, said that reports of visits by official Arab delegations to Israel "constitute a...

January 9, 2019 9:38 am

Once Again, Arabs Deny Ethnically Cleansing Jews

The news that Israel will seek $250 billion in compensation from Arab countries for the property that Jews lost when they were expelled in the...

January 7, 2019 8:35 am

How Israel-Haters Use a False Framework to Spread Their Hate

In The New York Review of Books, anti-Zionist author Antony Loewenstein wrote an article called "Exporting the Technology of Occupation." The key paragraph is: Over more...

December 27, 2018 9:20 am

Surprise: Aging Abbas Consolidates Power Even Further

A few days ago, Mahmoud Abbas dissolved the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), the largely symbolic Palestinian parliament. He pretended to do it in a "legal"...

December 25, 2018 9:08 am

Once Again, Palestinians Deny Any Jewish Connection to Jerusalem

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement about supposed Israeli "Judaizing" of the city of Jerusalem. One of the accusations is that Israeli actions...

December 19, 2018 7:39 am

Academic Calls Jews Racist for Marc Lamont Hill’s Firing

At History News Network, Michael R. Fischbach -- a professor of history at Randolph-Macon College, and author of Black Power and Palestine: Transnational Countries of Color -- says that...


Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program? - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...


Syracuse University Called to Stop Offering Credits for Internships With BD...

Syracuse University is being urged to cease granting college credits to students who intern with an activist group that promotes the...


Four Israeli Investors Discuss the Strengthening Business Ties Between Isra...

CTech - Business ties between Israel and Germany have been strengthening in the past few years, with several large investment...

Middle East

New UN Syria Envoy Seeks Constitution Talks, With No Firm Timeframe

The new UN envoy tasked with forging peace in Syria hopes to convene a constitutional committee in Geneva "as soon as possible," he said on Friday, without giving a firm...