Israel: Having Fun with Fateh

International relations are rarely good for a laugh, but one Israeli blogger is having some fun.

Pinchas Orbach of Kumah reports:

“So… Fateh, of Yasser Arafat fame, set up a website called and they opened it up to anybody that wants to post a blog. Hmm… well someone posted this blog there called “Am Yisrael Chai” (The Nation of Israel Lives!)”

Screenshot of Am Yisrael Chai blog on (Source: Kumah!)

(Screenshot sourced from, with thanks)

Subtitled “Israel rocks,” the Am Yisrael Chai! blogger's recent entries include “Jew-cooties” and “Nah! They're not Anti-Semitic,” as well as a calendar that counts kassam rockets landing in Israel from Gaza, similar to the one found here.

The blogger's “About” page reads:

“This is mostly a joke page just because I saw that anyone could create a blog on The posts here are a very small selection of posts from the Elder of Ziyon blog.”

If you would like to join Am Yisrael Chai! on, you can do so by clicking on their homepage, which reads:

“You can start to create your FREE blog here
انشئ مدونة صفحتك الخاصة مجانا”

Blogs are based on a WordPress platform. No other information is available about the blog (in English) from its homepage, other than the fact that bloggers are welcome to write in English, Arabic, Spanish, or French.

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