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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

December 26, 2021 4:40 am

The Hamas Takeover of Gaza Killed the Two-State Solution

JNS.org - Earlier this month, Israel postponed a large housing project in Atarot, north of Jerusalem, where a Jewish settlement once stood. The project aimed to...

August 20, 2021 11:24 am

Little Enthusiasm in the Middle East for the Taliban Victory

Though the Hamas leadership is certainly happy over the sweeping Taliban victory in Afghanistan, the response in its media sites only faintly registered it. Felesteen,...

June 21, 2021 11:04 am

Concessions to Hamas Lead to Violence; Holding Firm Leads to Calm

After a deluge of dire warnings from Hamas, its mouthpiece -- Qatar’s Al Jazeera (especially in Arabic) -- most of the Israeli media, and an...

May 31, 2021 12:23 pm

Hamas Has Lost Its Gaza Constituency

Never has Hamas faced a victory as shallow as the latest round of fighting it initiated with Israel, the evidence of which Hamas itself produced. On...

May 28, 2021 11:18 am

The Strategic Genius Behind Allowing Qatari Suitcases of Cash Into Gaza

Qatar’s head of state and his cronies no doubt felt duped, as nearly a billion dollars of investment in Hamas went up in smoke —...

May 23, 2021 3:44 am

Israel Must Immediately Confiscate All Illegal Weapons

JNS.org - Make no mistake about it: Among the many pressing challenges confronting Israel in the aftermath of the latest Gaza war, the most important...

May 13, 2021 11:41 am

Israeli Appeasement and Palestinian Violence

It took only hours for Israel’s conciliatory moves during Jerusalem Day to trigger an avalanche of rockets and missiles from the Gaza Strip, and mass...

May 11, 2021 12:04 pm

Hamas Is Undermining Israel’s Sovereignty in Jerusalem

Once upon a time (though not that long ago), Hamas was content to make do with threatening Israel over its military incursions into Gaza. Not anymore....

May 6, 2021 11:22 am

The Battle Between Erdogan’s Turkey and Sisi’s Egypt

The ascendance of non-Arab states and the decline of Arabic-speaking states over the past few decades has become a common theme in political commentary and...

March 26, 2021 10:45 am

The Truth About Palestinian Fatalities in the 2014 Hamas-Israel Confrontation

Whether or not Israel cooperates with a judicial team from the International Criminal Court, there is now likely to be renewed focus on the confrontation...

February 24, 2021 12:42 pm

Are ‘Human Rights’ Organizations for Palestinian Rights, or Lawfare Against Israel?

Recently, an Arab Christian gynecologist, Dr. Salamah Qumsiyeh, was brutally attacked in Bethlehem by a man who attempted to slash his wrists (there is a...

February 18, 2021 12:02 pm

The PA Is Winning in Area C

All too often, the Palestinian Authority (PA) is dismissed as a failed entity. This is wishful thinking. To the contrary: the PA is winning one of...

February 15, 2021 1:18 pm

Is the Phrase ‘State of Palestine’ Catching On?

In January 2013, Mahmoud Abbas issued with great fanfare a presidential decree that the Palestinian Authority (PA) would henceforth appear on all official letterhead, in...

February 3, 2021 8:34 am

President Biden: Assure Decency Toward Israel When Reengaging With Institutions

President Joe Biden takes pride in the fact that he is a decent person. His warning to the newly appointed in his administration that that...


Iran Says Ukraine President Drone Criticism a Bid to Secure More Western Ar...

Tehran on Saturday accused Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky of anti-Iranian propaganda in his call for Iran to halt the supply...


Anti-Overhaul Protests Held Across Israel for 21st Week

i24 News - Israelis opposed to the planned judicial overhaul by the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to the streets for the twenty first week on Saturday. Protesters marched...

Middle East

At Least Three Killed in Clash on Iran-Afghan Border

Two Iranian border guards and one Taliban fighter were killed after shooting broke out near a border post between Iran and Afghanistan, a Taliban spokesman and Iran's state media said...


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