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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 22, 2018 9:34 am
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Gaza Is ‘About to Explode’ — But Not Because of Israel

Palestine Today reports: Palestinian factions announced on Tuesday a comprehensive trade strike with a one-quarter-hour stoppage to express the real catastrophe in the Gaza Strip as a...

February 14, 2018 5:37 pm
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The Lies the Palestinians Tell Themselves — and the World

Every week, Rami Hamdallah, the "prime minister" of the Palestinian Authority (PA) -- a person who has no real power -- has a cabinet meeting where pronouncements are made,...

February 12, 2018 3:28 pm
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Why Doesn’t the PA Return Stolen Israeli Cars to Israel?

The Palestinian police recently destroyed 40 "illegal" vehicles in the town of Ram. When they say "illegal" vehicles, they mean cars that were stolen from Israel. And the...

February 5, 2018 2:23 pm
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Jordan to Renew Passports for Palestinians in Jerusalem?

The below is from a very strange story in Medium by Daoud Kuttab: A decision by the Jordanian government to open administrative offices in Jerusalem that will allow residents of the...

February 1, 2018 1:34 pm
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Today’s Arab Media Antisemitism

Earlier this week, Ismail Ibrahim wrote in Al Ahram Gate that Muslims need to unite to defeat the treacherous, evil Jews. Not Israelis -- Jews. While Arab leaders are rushing...

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Saeb Erekat on Tuesday said the Palestinians would reject all United States-sponsored peace talks until Washington rescinded...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...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Israeli Professor Elected to Executive Board of UN Health Body

Professor Itamar Grotto -- an associate director-general at the Israeli Health Ministry -- was elected on Friday to the Executive Board of the UN’s World Health Organization (WHO). The vote took...

Israel

Israeli Politicians Push for Recognition of Armenian Genocide

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein called on the Israeli legislature earlier this week to vote in favor of a proposal to recognize the Armenian Genocide. Approximately 1.5 million Armenians were murdered by the...

Middle East

Reports: Strike on Central Syrian Military Airport Was Likely an Israeli Op...

An overnight strike on a military airport near the central Syrian city of Homs was likely an Israeli operation targeting...

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