Writings by Topic: Jerusalem

Press Releases
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52 Congressmen to Trump: Recognize Jerusalem in Israel News from the Middle East ForumMay 8, 2017
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
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Turkish Imam's Attack in Jerusalem Reveals Erdogan Gov't Radicalization Policies Nordic MonitorMay 9, 2024
Report: al-Quds Day in the Aleppo Area SubstackApril 8, 2024
The Situation in the West Bank: Joining an IDF Raid The Jerusalem PostFebruary 17, 2024
Countering 'Pro-Palestine' Propaganda, Part 3: Israel Is an Apartheid State Investigative Project on TerrorismJanuary 29, 2024
Tom Friedman's Soft Jihad Against Israel Investigative Project on TerrorismJanuary 11, 2024
Israel Never Stopped Being at War Voz MediaOctober 9, 2023
Iran-Funded Terror Proxies Launch War against Israel amid Surprise Invasion against Jewish State Fox NewsOctober 8, 2023
The Death of the Two-State Solution The SpectatorOctober 8, 2023
Historical Find in the Holy Land as 2000-Year-Old Biblical Era Coin Uncovered Fox NewsJuly 31, 2023
Is Israel Facing the Iranian Threat on Its Own? The Jerusalem PostMay 5, 2023
Tehran Exports Genocidal Antisemitism to Afghanistan The Jerusalem PostApril 29, 2023
Israel Must Refuse Jordan's Request to Build on the Temple Mount Arutz ShevaJanuary 31, 2023
The Temple Mount Could Be Israel's Symbol of Victory JNSJanuary 10, 2023
The Fight Over Jerusalem's Temple Mount Fox NewsJanuary 4, 2023
Biblical Pool in Israel to Reopen, 2,000 Years Later Fox NewsJanuary 2, 2023
Jordanian King Abdullah Warns of Escalation and Conflict Over Jerusalem The Jerusalem PostDecember 29, 2022
To Win the War of Independence, Israel Must Govern the Temple Mount JNSDecember 18, 2022
On the Scene of Jerusalem Bombings in a City Used to Terror The Jerusalem PostNovember 23, 2022
Israel's Partial Victory CommentaryDecember 2022
Flag March Proceeds as Police Try to Minimize Violence The Jerusalem PostMay 29, 2022
Israel's Temple Mount Concessions Spur Palestinian Hopes for Victory The Jerusalem PostApril 27, 2022
How a Property Conflict in Jerusalem Ignited a War The Jerusalem PostMay 12, 2021
Why Hamas' Attempt to Start a Third Intifada Will Likely Fail The Wall Street JournalMay 11, 2021
Hatred and the Old City: A Letter from Jerusalem The AustralianMay 7, 2021
Israel and the Temple Mount's Five Muslim Rivals Israel HayomFebruary 7, 2021
Internationalize the Temple Mount JNSNovember 11, 2020
Is It Time to 'Normalize' the Temple Mount? The Jerusalem PostSeptember 13, 2020
The Charade of Israel's Annexation The Jerusalem PostJune 25, 2020
Jerusalem, Jordan, and the Jews Israel HayomJune 22, 2020
What Is the Importance of Momentum, the IDF's New Work-Plan? The National InterestFebruary 16, 2020
Israeli Arabs Say No to Palestine The Jerusalem PostFebruary 4, 2020
Iran Vows to Crush 'Satanic' Trump Plan and 'Jewishization' of Jerusalem The Jerusalem PostJanuary 29, 2020
Jerusalem Is and Always Will Be Treated as a 'Special' Case MosaicJuly 31, 2019
The Mirage of an International Jerusalem MosaicJuly 8, 2019
If Trump Wants to Divide Jerusalem into Three danielpipes.orgDecember 24, 2018
France's Hypocrisy on Israel and International Law PJ MediaMay 23, 2018
Reframing the Middle Eastern and Palestinian Refugee Crises The AlgemeinerMarch 14, 2018
Trump Restores Realism with His National Security Strategy The Washington ExaminerDecember 21, 2017
The US Embassy Move to Jerusalem vs. the "Peace Process" The Gatestone InstituteDecember 19, 2017
Islamic Governments Cede West Jerusalem to Israel World Affairs JournalDecember 19, 2017
Jerusalem Mania in Turkey The Gatestone InstituteDecember 19, 2017
Moving Jerusalem from Heaven to Earth YnetDecember 18, 2017
Middle East Studies Meltdown on Jerusalem The AlgemeinerDecember 18, 2017
Jerusalem Deals in Reality The AustralianDecember 15, 2017
Long History of Hypocrisy about Jerusalem The Toronto SunDecember 13, 2017
Jerusalem is Israel's Capital and Always Will Be World Affairs JournalDecember 7, 2017
There's Only One Road to Peace for Israel: U.S. Recognition of Jerusalem The HillDecember 5, 2017
Paola Caridi's Skewed Portrait of Jerusalem The AlgemeinerDecember 1, 2017
Trump Dumps the UN Erasure, Slander, and Cover-up Organization The Washington ExaminerOctober 12, 2017
Erdogan's Obsession to Take Jerusalem The Gatestone InstituteJuly 17, 2017
Assad's Hollow Crown: A Journey through Regime-Held Syria The Jerusalem ReportMay 9, 2017
The Limbo of the Israel Embassy Controversy NewsdayJanuary 28, 2017
Jerusalem is the Center of Gravity BESA Center PerspectivesJanuary 19, 2017
Why UNESCO Shouldn't Treat Jerusalem as a Weapon The National InterestNovember 6, 2016
The Temple Mount and UNESCO The Gatestone InstituteAugust 19, 2016
The Saudi Solution The Washington TimesMay 18, 2016
Fear and Loathing in Jerusalem New York Daily NewsNovember 13, 2014
A Turkish Quest to "Liberate" Jerusalem The Gatestone InstituteNovember 13, 2014
Jerusalem is Not up for Grabs BESA Center PerspectivesApril 10, 2014
Democrats Fib Again about Israel National Review OnlineSeptember 11, 2012
White House Mischief The Washington TimesAugust 16, 2011
Auctioning Jerusalem Foretells Israeli PM's Demise American ThinkerNovember 13, 2007
What Jewish Ties to Jerusalem? New York SunJune 20, 2006
Casey, Santorum and Jerusalem Philadelphia Evening BulletinJune 14, 2006
Muslim Zionism New York SunJune 6, 2006
Nightmare on Temple Mount New York PostSeptember 4, 2002
[American Muslims for Jerusalem: Radical] Islam's American lobby Jerusalem PostSeptember 20, 2001
The Temple Mount's Indian counterpart Jerusalem PostJanuary 17, 2001
Jerusalem Means More to Jews Than to Muslims Los Angeles TimesJuly 21, 2000
Not So Holy City The SpectatorNovember 22, 1997
If I Forget Thee: Does Jerusalem Really Matter to Islam? New RepublicApril 28, 1997
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
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A Muslim Aliyah Paralleled the Jewish Aliyah: Part I, to 1948 Middle East QuarterlySummer 2024
Is the Western Wall Judaism's Holiest Site? Middle East QuarterlyFall 2017
Did Jews Abandon the Temple Mount? Middle East QuarterlySummer 2013
The Muslim Claim to Jerusalem Middle East QuarterlyFall 2001
Ehud Olmert: "I am the Most Privileged Jew in the Universe" Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1997
Understanding Jerusalem Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1997
British Jerusalem in the News Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1994
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Jerusalem Falls: Seven Centuries of War and Peace Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2024
Nine Quarters of Jerusalem: A New Biography of the Old City Middle East QuarterlySummer 2023
Jerusalem: History of a Global City Middle East QuarterlySpring 2023
Let My People Know: The Incredible Story of Middle East Peace and What Lies Ahead Middle East QuarterlyFall 2022
Islam, Jews and the Temple Mount: The Rock of Our/Their Existence Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2022
The Battle for Jerusalem: An Unintended Conquest Middle East QuarterlySpring 2014
The Fight for Jerusalem: Radical Islam, the West, and the Future of the Holy City Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
Illegal Construction in Jerusalem: A Variation on an Alarming Global Phenomenon Middle East QuarterlyFall 2003
Divided Jerusalem: The Struggle for the Holy City Middle East QuarterlySummer 2003
The End of Days: Fundamentalism and the Struggle for the Temple Mount Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
Jerusalem in America's Foreign Policy, 1947-1997 Middle East QuarterlySpring 2001
Al-Quds: The Place of Jerusalem in Classical Judaic and Islamic Traditions Middle East QuarterlyFall 2000
Audio, Video and Transcripts
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The Struggle for the Temple Mount MEF WireMay 2, 2001
MEF in the Media
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Daniel Pipes: Corbyn, Sanders, and the Need for Israel Victory HamodiaFebruary 11, 2023
The Genesis of the Trump Plan Lies in the Israeli Left | An Interview with Efraim Inbar Fathom JournalFebruary 2020
Gregg Roman: Trump's Embassy Move Will Promote "Real" Peace Talks i24newsDecember 8, 2017
EJ Kimball: Sunni Arab States Won't Jeopardize Relations with Israel over Jerusalem Controversy Stand in the Gap Today (radio)December 7, 2017
Is Israel Maintaining the Status Quo at Al-Aqsa Mosque? Al-Jazeera EnglishOctober 6, 2015
Middle East Forum Blog
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Spotlight: The Dispute over Jerusalem's Temple Mount May 21, 2023
Should Israel Criminalize Insulting Muslims? Israel HayomJuly 28, 2015
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Eliezer Tauber on Deir Yassin: The Massacre That Never Was Middle East Forum WebinarNovember 21, 2022
Anne Herzberg: How the World Fuels Palestinian Irredentism Middle East Forum WebinarAugust 22, 2022
Jonathan Tobin: Assessing the Latest Round of Anti-Zionism Middle East Forum WebinarAugust 19, 2022
Danny Danon: My Five Years as Israel's UN Ambassador Middle East Forum WebinarJuly 12, 2022
Yifa Segal: Why the Temple Mount Is a Flashpoint for Palestinian Violence Middle East Forum WebinarMay 2, 2022
Robert Kaufman on Conservative Versus Liberal Approaches to the Middle East Middle East Forum WebinarFebruary 18, 2022
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Backgrounder: The Jerusalem Embassy Controversy December 7, 2017