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Efraim Karsh is a Research Professor of Middle East and Mediterranean Studies at King's College London, Director of the Middle East Forum a Philadelphia-based think tank, and editor of the Forum's flagship publication, the Middle East Quarterly. Professor Karsh is a regular commentator on the Middle East to the national and international media, and the author of fifteen books, including Palestine Betrayed (Yale); Islamic Imperialism: A History (Yale); Empires of the Sand: the Struggle for Mastery in the Middle East 1798-1923 (Harvard); Fabricating Israeli History: The "New Historians" (Routledge); The Gulf Conflict 1990-1991 (Princeton); Saddam Hussein (Free Press); Arafat's War (Grove); and Neutrality and Small States (Routledge). He is founding editor of the scholarly journal Israel Affairs, now in its seventeenth year, and general editor of a Routledge book series on Israeli History, Politics and Society.

ARTICLES BY: Efraim Karsh


November 20, 2018 9:25 am
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The Depths to Which the Oslo Process Has Driven Israel

In the 25 years since the signing of the Oslo Accords in September 1993, just one of the 10 reigning Israeli governments has completed its...

September 14, 2018 5:05 pm
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The Oslo Disaster Revisited: How It Happened

Precisely two decades after the failure by the Golda Meir government to identify a willing Arab peace partner triggered the devastating 1973 Yom Kippur War,...

June 5, 2018 8:26 am
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In Gaza, It’s Not the Economy, Stupid

It is not the economic malaise in the Gaza Strip that has precipitated Palestinian violence. It is the other way around -- the endemic violence has caused...

November 24, 2017 3:59 pm
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The Palestinians Don’t Want a Two-State Solution

I never thought that I would concur with anything written by veteran Israeli “peace” activist Uri Avnery, but I find myself in full agreement with his...

November 21, 2017 12:14 pm
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Israeli Attitudes Toward Egypt, 40 Years After Sadat’s Visit

Forty years ago this month, Egyptian president Anwar Sadat landed at Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport for a two-day visit to Jerusalem, at the official invitation of...

November 9, 2017 4:30 pm
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Arabs and Turks Welcomed the Balfour Declaration

"One hundred years have passed since the notorious Balfour Declaration, by which Britain gave, without any right, authority or consent from anyone, the land of...

November 7, 2017 12:45 pm
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Why Abbas Should Endorse Balfour Declaration

“The Balfour Declaration promised Palestine -- over which Britain had no legal right -- to a people who had no claim whatsoever to the country, nor did...

August 14, 2012 3:14 pm
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The War Against the Jews

The sustained anti-Israel de-legitimization campaign is a corollary of the millenarian obsession with the Jews in the Christian and the Muslim worlds. Since...

March 6, 2012 1:56 pm
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The Middle East’s Real Apartheid

In light of Israel Apartheid Week, which hit cities and campuses throughout the world recently, supporters of the Jewish state find it difficult to agree...

December 22, 2011 9:51 pm
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Betraying Ben-Gurion

It is ironic that Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel's only university bearing the name of the Jewish state's founding father, and established in...

December 18, 2011 4:00 am
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Haaretz: The Paper for Thinking People?

Of the countless threats of Arab violence in the run-up to the November 29, 1947 Partition Resolution and in its wake, none has resonated more...

August 14, 2011 4:00 pm
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Texts, Lies and Videotape

Benny Morris appears genuinely oblivious to the stark discrepancy between depicting Israel as an ethnic cleanser in his early work and blaming the Palestinians for...

July 11, 2011 10:57 am
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Israel’s Human Chameleon Strikes Again

In the opening scene of Woody Allen's 1983 film Zelig, F. Scott Fitzgerald is seen to observe a curious little man as he chats with socialites...

Culture

Jewish Professor and Poet Discusses His New Book of Poetry

Baruch November is a professor of English at Touro College in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in The Forward, The...

‘Today’ Show Anchor Savannah Guthrie Takes Helicopter Tour of ‘Magical’ Israel

"Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie recently took a helicopter tour...

Features

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

With New Foods and More, Passover Evolves Every Year

JNS.org - When food-industry insiders entered the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey for the annual Kosherfest trade show...

Academic ‘Afikomen’: Apart From Family, Campus Students Create Their Own Passover

JNS.org - “There’s no place like home," said Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz....

World

Premier League’s Chelsea FC and New England Revolution of MLS Join Fo...

In a direct challenge to the rising tide of racism and antisemitism in soccer stadiums around Europe, two top soccer...

Israel

Israel Sets Up Innovation Incubators in Country’s Rural Areas

CTech - The Israel Innovation Authority (IIA), the government’s tech investment arm, is launching another venture intended to encourage local entrepreneurship in Israel’s rural areas. With an overall budget of NIS 180 million...

Middle East

Report: Iranian Oil Exports Hit a New Low in 2019 Amid Concern Over US Crac...

JNS.org - Amid renewed US sanctions on Iran, the country’s oil exports hit a new low in 2019, reported Reuters. The report, citing tanker...

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