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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

Israeli Shalva Band’s Eurovision Performance Praised for ‘Making Dreams Come True’

Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs commended the country's Shalva Band following...

Eurovision Fans Hit Tel Aviv Beach Ahead of Saturday Final

Hundreds of tourists and concertgoers packed into a seafront Eurovision park in Tel Aviv on Friday, soaking in the late...

Madonna Gets Into Eurovision Groove in Tel Aviv

Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an...

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

NYTimes: Deutsche Bank Staff Flagged Trump, Kushner Transactions for Watchd...

Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by US President...

Israel

Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence to Open Israeli Branch

CTech - Seattle’s Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence announced Monday a plan to open an Israeli branch with an investment of NIS 30 million ($8.4 million). Founded in 2014 with...

Middle East

Qatar Not Invited to Emergency Arab Summits in Saudi Arabia

Qatar has not been invited to two regional summits called to discuss attacks on Saudi oil assets, a Foreign Ministry official said on Monday. Saudi King Salman on Saturday proposed holding...

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