Tag Archive for Dr. Mordechai Kedar

Al Jazeera accused of running jihad from Jerusalem

Dr. Mordechai Kedar, who served in IDF Military Intelligence for 25 years specializing in Arab political discourse, says Israel’s decision to close Al Jazeera’s offices is long overdue, since propaganda network favors Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood.

By Shimon Cohen


Communications Minister Ayoub Kara (Likud) has begun the process of shutting down the Al Jazeera offices in Jerusalem over the network’s support for radical Islamist groups.

Arutz Sheva spoke about the network’s closure with those were interviewed several times by Al Jazeera, including Arabic culture expert Dr. Mordechai Kedar.

Dr. Kedar agreed with the government’s assessment that Al Jazeera supports terrorism. Continue Reading »

Palestinian terrorist group in Lebanon takes credit for rocket fire on Israel’s Galilee


view videoWATCH: Dr. Mordechai Kedar discusses the killing of terrorist Samir Kuntar and why the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command would fire the 3 rockets for the Hezbollah.

By Ben Ariel


Sunday’s rocket attack on northern Israel was claimed by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC), Kol Yisrael radio reported Sunday night, citing Lebanese media.

Israel-Lebanon border – IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

The reports were based on comments by Lebanese security officials who said that the rockets used in the attack were transferred to a nearby Palestinian “refugee camp” and were fired at Israel after Palestinian organizations threatened to respond to the assassination of Hezbollah terrorist Samir Kuntar in Syria, which was blamed on Israel.
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U.K. synagogue cancels Dr. Mordechai Kedar as invited speaker

Dr. Mordechai Kedar of Bar Ilan University served for 25 years in IDF Military Intelligence specializing in Arab political discourse but his opponents say his opinion is “toxic for interfaith relations”.




A leading London synagogue has cancelled a talk by an Israeli academic who said earlier this year that the only way to deter terrorists is by raping their female relatives.

Mordechai Kedar

Mordechai Kedar – Photo: Michal Fattal

Dr. Mordechai Kedar, of Bar-Ilan University, was due to speak at the Finchley United Synagogue on Monday night as part of a speaking tour in the United Kingdom organized by the local Zionist Federation, the Jewish Chronicle reported. Continue Reading »

Dr. Mordechai Kedar: ‘Israel Should Dismantle the PA into 7 Emirates’

Renowned professor of Arabic literature at Bar-Ilan University slams ‘lamentation orgy’ over Fatah-Hamas deal, suggesting the resent pact could be used in Israel’s favor to disarm Hamas.

By Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin


As hype and hysteria over the Hamas-Fatah (PLO/PA) unity pact continues, many experts are concerned over Israel’s future.

But at least one expert has said that the unity pact will work in Israel’s favor: Arutz Sheva columnist Dr. Mordechai Kedar, an expert on the Israeli-Arab sector, and an Arabic literature professor at Bar-Ilan University.

“I think that it will not be different from many agreements which both sides have signed [over the] last five or six years,” Kedar stated Friday, in a special interview with Arutz Sheva. Continue Reading »

‘Israelis No Longer Believe in a 2-State Solution’

Middle East expert Dr. Mordechai Kedar explains why the number of Israelis who believe in ‘2-State Solution’ could ‘fit in 2 telephone booths’.

By Mark Langfan and Arutz Sheva Staff


In an exclusive Arutz Sheva interview, Middle East expert Dr. Mordechai Kedar, of Bar-Ilan University’s BESA Center (Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies), dismissed calls for the establishment of a Palestinian Authority state in Judea and Samaria, saying that the number of Israelis who still believe in the “Two-State Solution” can “fit in two telephone booths“.

“And two years from now they will fit into a half of a telephone booth,” he added dryly. Continue Reading »