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Gidon Ben-Zvi is an accomplished writer who left behind Hollywood starlight for Jerusalem stone. After serving in an IDF infantry unit for two-and-a-half years, Gidon returned to the United States, before settling in Israel where he aspires to raise a brood of children who speak English fluently - with an Israeli accent. In addition to writing for The Algemeiner, Ben-Zvi contributes to The Times of Israel, Jerusalem Post, CiF Watch and blogs at Jerusalem State Of Mind.

ARTICLES BY: Gidon Ben-Zvi

September 9, 2022 3:21 pm

Exodus vs. Birth of a Nation: Media Miss Mark on Jewish Self-Determination, Palestinian Nationalism

This week, new scenes were shot, edited, produced, and added to the ongoing double feature known as the Arab-Israeli conflict. President Isaac Herzog on Tuesday visited...

September 2, 2022 10:50 am

Closet Zionist? Linda Sarsour’s ‘On the Down Low’ Visit to Israel

Linda Sarsour made news in April, when the Geico insurance company canceled a company event with the prominent pro-Palestinian activist. Sarsour has a record of...

August 30, 2022 11:05 am

Peter Beinart: Fighting Antisemitism Strengthens ‘Apartheid’ Israel

In an August 26 guest essay for The New York Times, titled "Has the Fight Against Antisemitism Lost Its Way?," Peter Beinart ignores serious ongoing...

August 25, 2022 10:59 am

Media Are Ignoring Palestinian Authority’s Glorification of 1929 Hebron Massacre

On August 24, 1929, 67 Jews in Hebron, then part of British Mandatory Palestine, were killed by Arabs incited to violence by baseless rumors that...

August 16, 2022 10:47 am

Why Was Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitism Erased by The New York Times and Washington Post?

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) won a surprisingly narrow victory last week in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional district. But while The New York Times and Washington Post...

August 10, 2022 11:19 am

Six Cringeworthy Headlines From Israel’s Battle Against Palestinian Islamic Jihad

Operation Breaking Dawn was a success, as far as Israel is concerned. After only three days, the top echelon of Gaza’s second-largest terrorist organization, Palestinian...

July 21, 2022 11:09 am

Weaponizing Food: How Condé Nast Transformed an Israeli City Into a Palestinian Town

Condé Nast, the global media conglomerate that owns Vogue and The New Yorker, published a piece this month, titled "The Unsung Food Destinations to Travel...

July 14, 2022 10:10 am

The Washington Post Publishes Op-Ed by J Street Founder That Manipulates Facts as Biden Visits Israel

The arrival of US President Joe Biden in Israel is being used by an ostensibly "pro-Israel, pro-peace advocacy group" as a pretext for accusing the...

July 8, 2022 6:31 am

How the BBC Manipulated a Major Arab World Survey in Order to Slam Israel

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), in a June report about a major new survey regarding the Arab world’s shifting attitudes towards democracy, managed to work...

July 4, 2022 10:34 am

Presbyterian Church, USA Demonizes Israel While Ignoring the Plight of Christians in Gaza

The Presbyterian Church, USA (PCUSA) -- which is reportedly the largest American Presbyterian denomination -- voted on June 28 to declare Israel an "apartheid" state,...

June 24, 2022 10:13 am

German Art Show Controversy: Media’s Scare Quotes Seem to Question Validity of Antisemitism Charge

In a piece titled, "Indonesian artists’ ‘antisemitic’ work removed from German show after upsetting Israel," The Independent reports: “The work of an Indonesian art collective...

June 20, 2022 10:51 am

On World Refugee Day, Will Bella Hadid Remember Nearly 1,000,000 Expelled Jews?

The Ukraine war has catalyzed media coverage highlighting the plight of displaced people around the world. Ahead of World Refugee Day -- which is marked on...

June 2, 2022 11:28 am

Why Did the Media Forget ‘Iraq’s Kristallnacht’ on Its Anniversary?

Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine that began on February 24 has been widely condemned as an illegal act of aggression. The United Nations Human Rights Council...

May 20, 2022 10:30 am

Why Does Media Report Abbas’ Condemnations of Violence, but Ignore Palestinian Incitement to Kill Israelis?

Based on the lack of international coverage, Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh’s presentation of a so-called “reforms proposal” that failed to stop Palestinian...


Fury as Australian Jewish Footballer is Subjected to Antisemitic Hate Follo...

A young Jewish athlete who was drafted into one of the top teams in the Australian Football League (AFL) has...


Spanish Pilgrim Greeted in Israel After 3,700-Mile Walk to Jerusalem

A Catholic pilgrim has reached Jerusalem nearly a year and some 3,700 miles after beginning a walking journey from Spain. Carlota Valenzuela said she was living a happy, professional life in...

Middle East

Niece of Iran’s Supreme Leader Urges World to Cut Ties with Tehran in...

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's niece, a well known rights activist, has called on foreign governments to cut all...


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