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Professor Hillel Frisch is a professor of political studies and Middle East studies at Bar-Ilan University, and a senior research associate at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies.

ARTICLES BY: Hillel Frisch

January 10, 2018 11:12 am

The US Should Arm Iranian Protesters

Commentators and experts have lauded US President Donald Trump and Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley for their clear rhetorical support for the Iranian protesters...

January 3, 2018 1:26 pm

Demonstrations in Iran Reflect the Strength of US Alliances

Sometimes, relatively minor events reflect facts of global importance. The chants in Mashhad and Tehran, “No to Palestine,” “No to Gaza and Lebanon -- Only Iran...

December 31, 2017 7:52 pm

Assessing the Islamic World’s Ho-Hum Response to Trump’s Jerusalem Declaration

Ominous warnings about Arab fury characterized the reactions of most Arab and Western leaders to President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of...

December 25, 2017 12:56 pm

Should Israeli Officers Turn the Other Cheek?

On Friday, December 13, an Israeli officer and his NCO, standing near a home in the village of Nabi Salih, were verbally assaulted by a young...

December 18, 2017 12:34 pm

Is the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict the ‘Middle East Conflict’?

“Can Trump Solve the Middle East Conflict?” ran the headlines in Al Jazeera in July 2017. A year earlier, The New York Times ran an article on...


As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them? - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...


US International Negotiations Envoy Greenblatt Arrives in Israel Ahead of P... - President Donald Trump’s international negotiations representative, Jason Greenblatt, is arriving in Israel on Wednesday for meetings with representatives of...


Palestinian Teen Ordered Held Until End of Israeli Military Trial

A 16-year-old Palestinian girl, hailed as a hero by Palestinians for hitting and kicking Israeli soldiers outside her home, will remain in detention until the end of her trial for...

Middle East

Hamas: Iran Is Only Country That Supports Palestinian ‘Resistance’ - The Middle East Media Research Institute reports that the Hamas’s terror group’s deputy political bureau chief, Saleh al-Arouri, told the Lebanese Al-Quds television network that Iran is the only country providing...