John Patterson, the (Non-Jewish) Lion Hunter of Judah

Oct. 15 2014

On November 10, the ashes of Lt.-Col. John Henry Patterson will be reinterred at an Israeli cemetery. Patterson earned a heroic reputation in the British military by shooting lions that were threatening the construction of a railway in Kenya. He was also an avid reader of the Bible, a philo-Semite, and a staunch supporter of Zionism. When World War I began, he led the Zion Mule Corps, a group of Jewish exiles from Palestine who joined the British in fighting the Ottoman empire. After the war’s end, Patterson fiercely protested British attempts to walk back from the Balfour Declaration. His dedication to the Jewish people did not end there, writes Natan Slifkin:

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More about: Mandate Palestine, Philo-Semitism, World War I, World War II, Zion Mule Corps

How Iran and Turkey Spread Their Propaganda to Young Americans

July 27 2021

During the past year, write Eitan Fischberger and Yosef Kuperwasser, both Tehran and Ankara have expanded their efforts to bring their views of the world to U.S. audiences—and these views tend to be anti-Zionist, anti-Semitic, anti-American, and deeply influenced by Islamism:

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More about: Academia, Anti-Zionism, Iran, Turkey, U.S. Politics