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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


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

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

Dozens of DJs Endorse Palestinian Cultural Boycott of Israel

Dozens of DJs expressed support for cultural boycotts of Israel in recent days, under the hashtag #DJsForPalestine. The initiative was endorsed on social media by various artists, labels, and producers primarily from Europe and...

Israel

Millions of Jews Worldwide Pause to Observe Yom Kippur

JNS.org – The holiest day in the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur, was set to commence at sunset on Tuesday. It’s a time when Israel come to a near-complete pause. Many Israelis...

Middle East

US: Downing of Russian Military Plane Highlights Need to End Iranian Arms T...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said that the downing of a Russian military plane off the coast...

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