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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

Baseball Icon Dykstra Takes on a New Hobby: Torah Study

JNS.org - As part of bettering his life since serving six months of a three-year sentence behind bars for grand...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Dutch Government Passes Binding Resolution, Cutting Fiscal Assistance to PA

JNS.org - Holland’s parliament passed a binding resolution on Monday to cut 7 percent of assistance to the Palestinian Authority in 2019. The vote was 94-56. It occurred shortly after Palestinian Media Watch...

Israel

Haley: Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan Recognizes New Middle E...

The Israeli-Palestinian peace plan set to be unveiled by the Trump administration will "be different from all previous ones,” US...

Middle East

Erdogan Says Trump Positive on Turkish Military Plan to Push East in Syria

Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, touting support from US President Donald Trump even though the Pentagon...

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