Smadar Elani is an Israeli propaganda activist of Iraqi origin. She was was born in 1979 in Israel’s Ramat Gan region. She studied political science and Arabic in Israel’s Bar Illan university.
Spreading Israeli propaganda in Iraq
Elani is one of the few but influential Israeli propaganda activists in Iraq, with a special focus on promoting and legitimizing the Zionist regime in the eyes of the Iraqi public. She dedicates much time into networking with other Arab pro-Israeli propagandists and lobbyists.
Elani has connections with influential Israeli and Arab newspapers and media outlets, such as the Seth Klarman-funded Times of Israel newspaper.1