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Professor Shmuel Sandler (emeritus) is a senior researcher at the BESA Center for Strategic Studies at Bar-Ilan University, and the President of Emuna Ephrata College in Jerusalem.

ARTICLES BY: Shmuel Sandler

August 18, 2021 12:30 pm

Israel: From Tribal Politics to a Territorial Democracy

The State of Israel is in a political crisis that reflects deep social rifts. At the Herzliya Conference in 2015, then-president Reuven Rivlin noted that...

December 9, 2020 6:25 am

The Abraham Accords: The Strategic Aspect

There is no doubt that the Abraham Accords, the peace agreements recently signed by Israel and the Gulf principalities of the UAE and Bahrain, represent...

November 12, 2020 7:17 am

For Israel, Will President Biden Mean a Return to the Obama Era? Possibly, but Not Certainly

US President-elect Joe Biden comes from a completely different background than either Donald Trump or Barack Obama. Trump came from a business background and had...

September 1, 2019 6:38 am

Comparing Netanyahu and Ben-Gurion - Comparing any leader, however successful, with a “founding father” inevitably puts that leader at a disadvantage. Founding fathers of David Ben-Gurion’s ilk —...

May 20, 2019 7:36 am

Israel’s Only Option: The Diplomacy of Violence in Gaza

Ever since the unilateral disengagement from Gaza in the summer of 2005, Israel has engaged in “bargaining by the threat of violence” with Hamas. Within...

August 13, 2018 8:15 am

Israel’s Nationality Law Is Not Discriminatory

The newly passed Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People, known as the Nationality Bill, does nothing to damage the equality of...

July 13, 2018 4:11 pm

The Israeli Labor Party and Its Palestinian ‘Partner’

The low standings of the Zionist Union list in public opinion polls led to a new demand for change at the top. As a result,...


Sustainability is Space’s Newest Frontier

Ctech - Israeli Space Week, held over the past week, brought together private and public entities who discussed the booming industry at the Ramon Space Conference, sponsored by the Ramon...

Middle East

Israeli Researchers: Iran Nuclear Breakout Could Occur ‘Within a Space of... - Israel faces threats like no other country — among them an Iranian regime developing nuclear weapons and supplying...

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