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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

August 20, 2019 5:08 am

Six Facts About Israelis, and One About Palestinians, That the Media Ignores

Here are six basic facts about Israelis, and one about Palestinians, that are hardly mentioned in the media or at universities. This refusal to report...

August 15, 2019 2:33 am

Palestinians: Palestine Would Be a Beacon of Light of Liberalism to the World — If It Wasn’t for Evil Racist Israel

The recent UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR) meeting looking at the policies of the Palestinian Authority (PA) on fighting racism and bigotry in its society...

August 13, 2019 7:38 am

Palestinian Government Tells UN and UNESCO That Israel Plans to Demolish the Al Aqsa Mosque

On Sunday, the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs called on the international community and the Arab and Islamic world to take urgent action to "protect...

August 11, 2019 6:45 am

Did IfNotNow Pull Off a Stunt at Camp Ramah?

This is from JTA: A Conservative Jewish summer camp is denying that it makes personnel decisions based on politics after a senior staff member claimed she...

August 8, 2019 6:59 am

Palestinian Finance Minister Meets with Israeli Officials — After Abbas Said ‘No More Cooperation’

On Tuesday, Palestinian finance minister Shukri Bishara met with Israeli Finance Ministry officials to discuss several issues, including the deduction of Palestinian tax revenues and...

August 2, 2019 9:56 am

Shocking: Palestinians Blame Israel for UNRWA Corruption Expose

Ahmed Abu Houli -- a member of the Executive Committee of the PLO  and head of the PLO's Department of Refugee Affairs -- accused Israel of...

July 30, 2019 6:28 am

Palestinian ‘Human Rights’ NGO Named After Rachel Corrie Can’t Figure Out Any Moral Reason Not to Kill Jews

The Rachel Corrie Palestinian Center for Human Rights appears to be one of these NGOs that spring up in the Palestinian territories seeking funds from Europe...

July 23, 2019 5:27 am

Jeremy Corbyn’s New Definition of Antisemitism Isn’t Bad — But It Has a Problem

The UK Labour Party has published a manifesto about what is and what isn't antisemitic. This was done in a very late attempt to stem...

July 16, 2019 5:16 am

Hamas Backtracks on ‘Kill Jews Worldwide’ — But Not on Foreign Sleeper Cells, Bomb Belt Factories, or Stabbing Jewish Civilians in Israel

Both Hamas and Fathi Hamad himself have distanced themselves from Hamad's remarks on Friday, saying that Hamas was ready to attack all Jews worldwide. Hamas said: These...

July 9, 2019 4:48 am

Palestinian Terrorists Take Credit for Death of an 89-Year Old Woman in Ashkelon

The Times of  Israel reports: A woman who was badly hurt while running to a bomb shelter in southern Israel in May during an onslaught of...

July 3, 2019 6:16 am

Something Else for ‘Human Rights’ Activists to Ignore: Lebanon Demolishes Homes of Syrian Refugees

This is from NPR: Lebanon hosts more than 1 million Syrian refugees and only allows them to build shelters made of canvas and wood. But the...

June 26, 2019 9:50 am

Was the Bahrain Conference Designed to Fail?

I believe that the Bahrain economic workshop was designed to "fail." And the Palestinians are playing the roles assigned to them by Jared Kushner and...

June 21, 2019 7:52 am

Anti-Zionism Is Just the Latest Flavor of Antisemitism

Hatred for Israel is indeed a form of antisemitism. Just because it isn't exactly the same as previous incarnations of antisemitism, doesn't mean that it...

June 18, 2019 6:45 am

David Friedman Said Exactly What Jimmy Carter Did About Israel Retaining Territory

It's time for yet another clarification on David Friedman. We've already discussed how The New York Times misrepresented the words of Friedman about how Israel would...


Mourning a Jewish Man of Laughter

He was a prankster who loved to wear purple. He was a devoted father of two young girls. His phone...

Food Scholar Adam Richman Shares Emotional Moment at the Western Wall

Jewish TV personality and food expert Adam Richman visited the Western Wall in...


New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...


Judge Praised for Sentencing Editor of Toronto-Based Antisemitic Publicatio...

The one-year sentence handed down on Thursday by a Canadian court against the editor of an antisemitic publication was praised...


Palestinian Rioters Again Raise Nazi Swastika on Israel-Gaza Border

For the second time this month, a Nazi swastika symbol was raised by Palestinian rioters on the Israel-Gaza Strip border on Friday and documented by the IDF. Thousands of Palestinians took...

Middle East

Syrian Army Captures Hama Rebel Pocket in Northwest: State Media

Syrian army troops seized a pocket of territory in the northwest where they had encircled rebels and a Turkish military post on Friday, reclaiming towns they lost early in the...

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