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avatar Yedidya Atlas
Yedidya is a veteran journalist specializing in geo-political and geo-strategic affairs in the Middle East. His articles have appeared in such publications as The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, Insight Magazine, Nativ, The Jerusalem Post and Makor Rishon. His articles have been reprinted by Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in the US Congressional Record.

ARTICLES BY: Yedidya Atlas


May 7, 2014 12:14 am
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Perspectives on Yom HaZikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut 5774

As we experienced the double days of Israel's Yom HaZikaron (the memorial day for Israel's fallen soldiers & terror victims) and Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israel Independence...

November 18, 2013 3:58 pm
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Nothing New Under the Sun: ‘Slaves of the Revolution’ Revisited

The other day, my wife finally got me to go through some old cartons in our storage room that I had managed to not disturb...

July 20, 2012 2:24 pm
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Why I Didn’t Attend The “Suckers” Demonstration

Why I didn't attend last week's "Draft the Haredim" mass protest demonstration is simple: I have nothing against Haredim and I have everything for service...

May 30, 2012 1:49 pm
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Smoke and Mirrors on the Campaign Trail

In his April 18th column for RealClearPolitics, Senior Elections Analyst Sean Trende notes that the upcoming presidential elections between the incumbent,...

May 21, 2012 1:09 pm
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Israel: Why Land Matters, Part III

It is an undisputed fact that Israel's army reserves are the backbone of the IDF in times of war. The question, therefore, is: how does...

May 17, 2012 2:46 pm
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Israel: Why Land Matters, Part II

Conceding Israeli control of the 34-mile-wide area known as Judea and Samaria to any of Israel's actual or even potential enemies means a return to...

May 15, 2012 2:49 pm
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Israel: Why Land Matters, Part I

In the years that followed the 1967 Six Day War a prevailing conventional wisdom developed among Western policy makers - especially in Washington — that...

April 24, 2012 2:18 pm
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Reflections on Yom Hazikaron for Israel’s Fallen Soldiers & Victims of Terror

As we approach the double days of Israel's Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzma'ut this week, I once again reflected on the meaning of this juxtaposition...

April 12, 2012 11:39 am
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“Let Jonathan Pollard Go!”

It what can only be described as malicious, Marc Goldberg felt the need to vent his spleen against the official Israeli demand to free Jonathan...

April 4, 2012 10:30 am
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The Palestinian Grinch Who Stole Pesach!

With the advent of the Jewish holiday of Passover (Pesach in Hebrew) this week, we are witness to another astonishingly brazen attempt by the Palestinian...

April 1, 2012 1:11 pm
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The “Objective Truth” in the Strange Case of Migron

Sara Hirschorn, in her recent op-ed in The Times of Israel, "Who Has the Monopoly on Truth at Migron?", challenged my article "Something is Rotten...

March 27, 2012 2:01 pm
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Something is Rotten in the State of Israel: The Strange Case of Migron

Some years ago, a national-religious organization whose public operations had been authorized by Knesset Law found itself being challenged by the Leftwing MK's (members of...

March 23, 2012 2:44 pm
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When in Doubt, Kill a Jew

When in doubt, kill a Jew. That seems to be the de rigueur thing to do. Even after a cold-blooded and ruthless radical Muslim killer...

March 20, 2012 5:12 pm
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Orthodox Jews in the IDF are a Blessing for Israel

The other day I received an email from a friend in Canada to which he attached an article written last week by a Nathan Hersh...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

World

European Union Leader Warns Poland Must Stop Antisemitic Remarks

Poland's ruling party must do everything it can to stop antisemitic remarks that are hurting Poland's standing in the world and putting its interests at risk, European Council President Donald...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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