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Dr. Mordechai Kedar is a senior research associate at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies. He served for 25 years in IDF military intelligence specializing in Syria, Arab political discourse, Arab mass media, Islamic groups, and Israeli Arabs, and is an expert on the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist groups.

ARTICLES BY: Mordechai Kedar


May 2, 2019 9:35 am
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The Arab Chapter of the Holocaust

JNS.org - The Holocaust is naturally perceived as a fundamentally European event. It’s customary to approach it as the “Holocaust of European Jewry,” whose perpetrators were...

August 22, 2018 12:37 pm
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Why Israel Needs the Nation-State Law

Much has been published against the new Israeli Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People. Many, both in Israel and abroad, ask:...

March 29, 2018 2:53 pm
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Hamas Is an Abysmal Failure

When the “Islamic Resistance Movement” -- or Hamas, as it is better known by its Arabic acronym -- took over Gaza in 2007, pundits theorized that once...

January 19, 2018 1:12 pm
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Why Arabs and Muslims Will Not Accept Israel as the Jewish State

Unsurprisingly, Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital aroused massive outrage in the Arab and Islamic world. This was for two main reasons -- one...

December 19, 2017 12:37 pm
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Why the International Community Should Follow Trump’s Lead on Jerusalem

Now that US President Trump has recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital -- and announced plans to relocate the US embassy to Jerusalem -- Arab and Muslim leaders...

November 29, 2017 1:23 pm
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World’s Betrayal of the Kurds Is a Warning Sign for Israel

The Kurdish people have an inalienable right to national self-determination, just like any other nation. The Kurds, who number some 30 million people, are the...

October 30, 2017 2:50 pm
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Is ISIS Dead? Not Really

As the city of Raqqa -- the capital of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) -- falls to the Free Syrian Army, the question is what the aftermath...

October 3, 2017 4:38 pm
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How to Prevent a New Wave of Iraqi Refugees — and Solve the Middle East

Syrian President Basher al-Assad is regaining power in his country with the help of an Iranian Shiite coalition that is made up of Iranian fighters,...

September 18, 2017 11:25 am
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Ending the War in Syria Could Be a Disaster for Europe

Blinded by the smokescreen of the war against ISIS, the world failed to notice that Tehran was taking over considerable parts of Syria -- particularly in the sparsely...

Culture

Remembering a Military Photographer — and a Forgotten Israeli Hero

JNS.org - On Israel’s Memorial Day earlier this month, the family and friends...

Now Museum Pieces, Yiddish Typewriters Tell the Story of a Once-Vibrant Culture

Not long after the first models appeared on the market in the 1870s, the typewriter...

Features

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

World

World Health Organization’s Singling Out Israel Over Health Conditions in...

JNS.org - The 72nd assembly of the UN’s World Health Organization (WHO) voted 96-11 this week for a resolution, co-sponsored...

Israel

Wildfires Scorch Swathes of Forests in Central Israel, More Than a Dozen Ho...

Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during...

Middle East

Palestinians Reject Invitation to Economic Workshop in Bahrain Related to P...

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority officially rejected an invitation by the United States on Wednesday to attend an economic workshop...

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