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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

July 18, 2018 12:16 pm

If UNRWA Is Losing Students, Do We Really Need UNRWA?

UNRWA workers in the West Bank protested announced job cuts by UNRWA on Tuesday; 956 employees in Gaza and 194 employees in the West Bank...

July 16, 2018 11:18 am

Palestinian Terrorists Also Get Free Health Insurance

The below page at the Palestine cabinet website shows that anyone who has spent more than a year in Israeli prisons is entitled to free health...

July 11, 2018 11:46 am

Gazans Put Injured People on a Rickety Boat in Order to Vilify Israel

This week, a Gaza group called National Authority for Return and Breaking the Siege in Gaza put Gazans injured during the current weekly riots on a...

July 8, 2018 12:53 pm

Rouhani: Iran Has Wonderful Relations With World Jewry

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani claimed that Iran has always had close -- and very good -- relations with the Jews of the world.  At a press event...

July 8, 2018 11:11 am

The Palestinians Are Constantly Calling Everything a ‘Declaration of War’

From Ynet: The Palestinian Authority strongly condemned the Knesset on Tuesday for passing into law a bill proposal to deduct terrorists' salaries from roughly $130 million in...

July 5, 2018 11:44 am

The PLO Threatens to File a Complaint Against the US at the ICC

From Maan: The Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Dr. Saeb Erekat, said today that the Palestinian leadership is going to the International Criminal...

July 4, 2018 10:36 am

Human Rights Watch Lies About Israel — Again

Human Rights Watch (HRW) executive director Sarah Leah Whitson tweeted the following, claiming that Israel never allows universal human rights reviews and is a "rogue...

July 3, 2018 9:48 am

Fatah Hosts Pathetic Rally in Ramallah Against US Peace Deal

Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah faction spent the past few days trying to get people to show up to a Monday rally to protest Donald Trump's still...

June 26, 2018 1:52 pm

When Arafat Threatened the World — and the World Applauded

There is one point that I made in a speech yesterday that I hadn't thought of before preparing for it. In 1974, after several years of airplane...

June 21, 2018 7:20 am

Hamas Praises Human Rights Watch – and Shooting Rockets at Israel

On Sunday, Hamas issued a press release praising Human Rights Watch (HRW)'s latest report blaming Israel for responding to the violent Gaza riots: The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) received great satisfaction...

June 20, 2018 6:51 am

Why Do Anti-Israel ‘Peace’ Groups Never Support Actual Peace?

One of the more bizarre contradictions from supposedly pro-Palestinian groups like Jewish Voice for Peace, the International Solidarity Movement, and others is that while they...

June 15, 2018 9:39 am

A Literal Prison Camp in Lebanon for Palestinians

I've spoken about Ein al Hilweh, the Palestinian "refugee" camp in Lebanon that is surrounded by a high wall and watchtowers -- a literal prison...

June 13, 2018 8:12 am

UN: ‘Great Return March’ Increased Abuse of Women in Gaza

The United Nations Population Fund has written a report about the dangers to Gaza's women as a result of the "Great Return March." The report proves...

June 11, 2018 11:38 am

Delegation From Morocco Visits Israel, Arabic Media Decry ‘Normalization’

Sometimes you can find the best stories only in the Arabic media. Palestine Today reports that a delegation of Moroccans began a visit to Israel this...


A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...


Israeli Company’s Delivery Drone May Soon Take Flight in North Caroli...

An Israeli technology company that created a drone, designed to deliver food and other consumer goods to residential areas, is...

Middle East

Hamas Refuses to Work With Greenblatt, Kushner, Calling Them ‘Spokesm... – Hamas has rejected working with the United States on fostering peace between Gaza and Israel on Friday, despite...