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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


January 15, 2018 1:32 pm
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Muslims Refuse Repairs After Judaism’s Second Holiest Site Is Flooded

A week ago, the main prayer hall at the Cave of the Patriarchs was flooded after several hours of rainfall. Video taken on Saturday night, January 6,...

January 12, 2018 12:57 pm
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Does Europe Want Peace — or Political Relevance?

The Times of Israel reported on Wednesday: Top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat on Tuesday said the Palestinians would reject all United States-sponsored peace talks until Washington rescinded...

January 10, 2018 12:54 pm
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Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Says Jews Are the Only Threat to Christians in the Holy Land

This piece in The Guardian by Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III is almost too absurd to believe: Christians have lived a history in the Holy...

January 8, 2018 11:56 am
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How UNRWA Violates the Most Basic Rule of NGOs: ‘Do No Harm’

In the 1990s, international aid groups started looking at the bigger picture -- and realized that providing aid in a vacuum can cause other problems in the...

January 4, 2018 2:31 pm
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Political Party in Morocco Wants to Withdraw Citizenship From Jews in ‘Israeli Settlements’

A political party in Morocco is proposing to remove citizenship from any Jews who live in "Israeli settlements." The proposal was launched by Elias Ammari, secretary-general of...

December 28, 2017 10:46 am
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Please Don’t Name the Kotel Train Station After Trump

From Arutz-7: According to a report by the Hebrew daily Yediot Ahronot on Wednesday, Israel Railways, Israel’s national train operator, is planning on naming the last stop...

December 22, 2017 9:54 am
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Did Palestinian Martyr Himself to Provide for His Family?

In my previous post on the double-amputee Ibrahim Abu Thurayeh -- who had a long and documented terrorist past, and who was killed in Gaza last week -- I...

December 19, 2017 10:47 am
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Why the Silence on Erdogan’s Jerusalem Embassy Move?

Most of the arguments against the US opening an embassy in Jerusalem -- although all of them are wrong -- fall into the following categories: 1) Jerusalem is...

December 12, 2017 12:24 pm
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Palestinian Authority Instructs Schools Not to Meet with Pro-Peace Bahrainis

From The Times of Israel: A delegation of religious figures from the Gulf kingdom of Bahrain arrived in Israel this week “in order to send a...

December 5, 2017 5:48 pm
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Palestinian Responsibility for Gaza Patient Deaths Is All But Ignored

No one who is at all familiar with Israeli newspapers really expects honest journalism from Haaretz -- but that doesn't mean that their methods shouldn't be exposed. Amira Hass...

November 29, 2017 2:50 pm
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Palestinians Trying to Leave Lebanon — Because of Israel?

From Arutz-7: The number of “Palestinian refugees” in Lebanon has decreased significantly over the past few years and many are leaving for other countries to try to...

October 30, 2017 2:02 pm
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Time to Boycott Trader Joe’s?

From the Trader Joe's website: Science has proven that elephants have better memories than most of their wild animal counterparts, hence the saying, “An elephant never forgets...”...

October 26, 2017 11:16 am
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Arabs Seethe Over Saudi Writer’s Pro-Jewish Stance

Palestinian Arabs and other anti-Israel and antisemitic Arabs are seething over two tweets by Saudi writer Saud al-Fawzan, a columnist for the Saudi Al Sharq newspaper. Al-Fawzan's first...

October 19, 2017 3:30 pm
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UNRWA-USA Blames Israel for Abbas Cutting Services to Gaza

UNRWA-USA executive director Abby Smardon recently wrote about her latest visit to Gaza. Of course, her preferred place to publish her rabidly anti-Israel rant was Mondoweiss: I’ve visited the Gaza...

Culture

‘No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland’ Sears and Stuns as It Probes

"No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland," by Rick Halperin and Denise Gee; photographs by...

Features

Can the World Agree to ‘Fix’ the Iran Nuclear Deal?

President Donald Trump on Jan. 12 outlined his intentions to “fix the terrible flaws” of the Iran nuclear deal, giving...

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...

Israel

Israeli Police Commandos Wounded in Jenin Anti-Terror Op Released From Hosp...

The two Israeli “Yamam” police commandos who were wounded in a shootout with Palestinian terrorists in the West Bank city...

Middle East

Hamas Rocket Developer to Be Deported to Iraq From the Philippines

JNS.org - The Philippines stated Monday that the country would deport an Iraqi citizen who has assisted the Gaza-ruling terror group Hamas with developing missiles to shoot into Israel. The Philippines was alerted to...

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