2011: The Year of the Arab Winter

by Mordechai Kedar What happened this year? This year six Arab countries experienced severe shocks that brought about the fall of some rulers or serious threat to their rule. The process began at the end of 2010, and continues until today. The First: Tunisia In the beginning of 2011 a wave of optimism washed over […]

Iran – The Failed Islamic Revolution

by Mordechai Kedar The area between Bangladesh in the East and Morocco in the West is full of illegitimate countries, all of which were established by British, French or Italian Colonialism. Within each country, the borders of which were drawn by the Colonialist occupier, are many types of groupings, including ethnic, tribal, religious, and sectoral, […]

"And This is the Gate of Heaven" (Genesis 28:17)

How Jerusalem Came to be so “Holy” for the Muslims by Mordechai Kedar These days, Jerusalem has returned to the headlines in the Middle East because of the plan to build a pedestrian bridge to the “Mughrabi” Gate of the Temple Mount. Many bridges have been built in Israel without arousing even one word of […]

The Desert of Death

by Mordechai Kedar I make mention of my sins today. Because of my appearances in the Arabic media, from time to time I receive an email message from Arabs or Muslims who are not Arabs, with information that may interest me, in their opinion. Some of these are requests for me to get involved in […]

In the Shadow of the Rising Islamic Crescent

by Mordechai Kedar In Iran, Turkey, the Gaza Strip, Lebanon, Tunisia, Morocco, perhaps even Libya, and now in Egypt it is official: the Islamic crescent moon is swelling and gaining height and imposes an ever-expanding shadow over the region surrounding us. The poor, unemployed, ignorant and neglected peoples who were sick of the hell-on-earth that […]

Globalization is Killing the Syrians

by Mordechai Kedar The horrible events that have been occurring in Syria for the past nine months raise a worrying question: Why isn’t the world getting involved in what’s going on there? Why did NATO interfere in Libya to bring about the fall of the Qadhafi regime but in Syria the slaughter continues without the […]