Writings by Topic: Jews and Judaism

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
Iran Runs Series on State TV Featuring Holocaust Deniers, Antisemites The Jerusalem PostFebruary 4, 2023
Identity, Education, and Palestinian Violence EMETFebruary 2, 2023
European Governments Ignore the Elephant in the Room When It Comes to Today's Jew-Hatred JNSFebruary 2, 2023
For Israel to Win, the Justice System Must Be Reformed JNSJanuary 29, 2023
France Settles l'Affaire Houellebecq — at Least for Now The New York SunJanuary 11, 2023
The New York Times' Orwellian Obsession with Israel JNSJanuary 10, 2023
The Temple Mount Could Be Israel's Symbol of Victory JNSJanuary 10, 2023
Islam's Radical Take on Jesus The StreamJanuary 5, 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
Hate-Filled Islamist Clerics Gather in Toronto, Bridging Theological Divides Focus on Western IslamismDecember 20, 2022
World Cup Showcases Qatari Hostility to Israel -- A Festival of Hatred EMETDecember 1, 2022
The Never-Ending Two-State Delusion Transatlantic Policy Quarterly (TPQ)November 30, 2022
An Inside Look at the Decline of Islamism with Former Salafist Umar Lee; Part II: The Akh-Right and Antisemitism Focus on Western IslamismNovember 25, 2022
An Inside Look at the Decline of Islamism with Former Salafist Umar Lee; Part I: Conversion and Disillusionment Focus on Western IslamismNovember 25, 2022
Move Over, Ilhan Omar; Minnesota Republicans Pander to Somali Islamists Focus on Western IslamismNovember 8, 2022
Waiting on CAIR's Explanation of San Diego 'Hate Crime Story' Focus on Western IslamismNovember 2, 2022
About Those Billboards in Israel ... Ha'aretzNovember 2, 2022
Turkish Intel Ran Antisemitic Websites, Financed by Erdoğan's Family Nordic MonitorOctober 31, 2022
A Conservative-Islamist Alliance; Part 4: The Right Inches Closer to Islamism Focus on Western IslamismOctober 25, 2022
A Conservative-Islamist Alliance; Part 3: Islamists Throw Off Their Progressivist Shackles Focus on Western IslamismOctober 25, 2022
A Conservative-Islamist Alliance; Part 1: Trouble in Dearborn Focus on Western IslamismOctober 25, 2022
Israel Needs to Defeat Arab Rejectionism within Its Borders Arutz ShevaOctober 3, 2022
Furqaan Bookstore Promoted Anti-Western Hate and 9/11 Conspiracies at ISNA Convention Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 30, 2022
Has ISNA Lost Its Way? Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 16, 2022
The Decline of ISNA: When Islamists Clash Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 9, 2022
Palm Beach School Board Under Fire for Awards from Islamist Group Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 7, 2022
Israel-Turkey Relations Are Back, but Will They Last? The Jerusalem PostAugust 26, 2022
Harvard Replaces Michigan Mayor Accused of Election Fraud from Voting Rights Panel Focus on Western IslamismAugust 21, 2022
Michigan Imam Serves Tehran Regime as He's Fêted by U.S. Politicians Focus on Western IslamismAugust 17, 2022
Why the Media Ignores Islamist Mayor's Racism and Apparent Election Fraud The FederalistAugust 8, 2022
EU Funds Islamist Groups Defunded by Former Arab Sponsors Focus on Western IslamismJuly 28, 2022
The Liberation of the Arabs From the Global Left Tablet MagazineJuly 11, 2022
Israel, the Victor, Should Demand Palestinian Concessions Ahead of Biden Visit JNSJuly 6, 2022
Congress Must End Funding of Islamist Groups Focus on Western IslamismJune 24, 2022
First Lebanon War 1982: A Turning Point for Israel The Jerusalem PostJune 24, 2022
Israel Didn't Truly Win in the Six-Day War Arutz ShevaJune 15, 2022
Reimagining Hannukah as the Festival of Victory Arutz ShevaNovember 29, 2021
Abrahamic Dreaming: Is Abraham a Point of Unity for Islam, Christianity, and Judaism? Intercede MagazineNovember-December 2020
Iraqi Government Prevents Jews from Participating in Pope's Historic Visit The Jerusalem PostMarch 7, 2021
The War on Jewish History and Rights Must be Defeated The Jewish PressFebruary 16, 2021
Jerusalem, Jordan, and the Jews Israel HayomJune 22, 2020
Arab States Showcase Jewish Heritage and Memory with Renovation Projects The Jerusalem PostFebruary 8, 2020
Rosh HaShanah Greetings in the Muslim World Are Changing The Jerusalem PostOctober 2, 2019
The Mirage of an International Jerusalem MosaicJuly 8, 2019
Jesus Was Not a Palestinian The Jerusalem PostJuly 8, 2019
Israelis Need Better Understanding of American Jews World Israel NewsApril 11, 2019
Chronicler of Iraq's Jewish History Murdered in Karbala The Jerusalem PostFebruary 4, 2019
Europe's Jews vs Israel Israel HayomJanuary 27, 2019
Did Panama Ever Reopen Its Investigation Into the Flight 901 Bombing? The FederalistJanuary 23, 2019
Before Pittsburgh: The Nine Worst Global Attacks on Jewish Sites Jerusalem PostOctober 29, 2018
The West's New Antisemitism Crisis: Why Right Now? BESA CenterSeptember 23, 2018
"German and Austrian Media Outrage Me" Washington TimesSeptember 18, 2018
Anticipating Israel's Nationality Law Jerusalem PostAugust 5, 2018
David Myers: Wrong Choice by Center for Jewish History Arutz ShevaSeptember 15, 2017
Is Judaism a Good Model for Islamic Reform? The ForwardFebruary 22, 2017
Radicalization and the Grain of Sand The Daily CallerJune 28, 2016
Does Israel Need U.S. Jewish Support? Israel HayomApril 18, 2016
The Jewish Future: Demography and Identity CommentaryOctober 14, 2015
When Jewish and Islamic Holy Days Coincide The Huffington PostSeptember 14, 2015
Dispatch from Iraq: The Ghosts of Old Baghdad The Jerusalem ReportJuly 8, 2015
Jewish Conservatism: The Moment is Ripe MosaicJune 4, 2015
Are Muslims the New Jews? Jihad WatchMay 8, 2015
In Israel, Jewish Victims of Paris Terror Attack Find Peace The Weekly StandardJanuary 13, 2015
It's Anti-Semitism, Stupid The Jerusalem PostAugust 11, 2014
Jerusalem is Not up for Grabs BESA Center PerspectivesApril 10, 2014
The American Jewish fairness trap The Times of IsraelFebruary 27, 2014
American Jewish Demography and the challenge of supporting Israel The Times of IsraelNovember 25, 2013
The war against the Jews Israel AffairsJuly 2012
No Future in France: Dire Times for French Jews PJ MediaAugust 12, 2012
The Special Relationship: The Establishment is Doing Just Fine ForeignPolicy.comMay 21, 2010
Amalek: What's in a name? Middle East Strategy at HarvardMarch 10, 2008
What Jewish Ties to Jerusalem? New York SunJune 20, 2006
The Jewish Canary The Claremont Institute (Writings)May 13, 2005
Anti-Semitism Revisited FrontPageMagazine.comFebruary 28, 2005
Anti-Semitism Evolves New York SunFebruary 15, 2005
The Future of Judaism New York SunJanuary 25, 2005
A French lesson for Tom Harkin WorldNetDaily.comJanuary 5, 2004
Locus of Euro-hate Jerusalem PostDecember 10, 2003
Deadly Denial [of Muslim Anti-Semitism] New York PostOctober 26, 2003
Who Supports Israel [- Conservatives or Liberals]? New York PostSeptember 3, 2003
A view of US Jews Jerusalem PostSeptember 28, 1999
American Muslims vs. American Jews CommentaryMay 1999
Jewish Control – Between Reality and Myth Al-Mushahid as-Siyasi (London)October 18, 1998
Not So Holy City The SpectatorNovember 22, 1997
Turkey and the Jews Turkish TimesSeptember 1, 1994
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
Title Publication Date
Jews, France, and Orientalism Middle East QuarterlyFall 2018
Is the Western Wall Judaism's Holiest Site? Middle East QuarterlyFall 2017
Shlomo Sand, The Arabs' Darling Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2015
Did Jews Abandon the Temple Mount? Middle East QuarterlySummer 2013
The Failure of the American Jewish Left Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2013
The Qur'an's Covenant with the Jewish People Middle East QuarterlyFall 2009
The Qur'an: Israel Is Not for the Jews Middle East QuarterlyFall 2009
Are Judaism and Christianity as Violent as Islam? Middle East QuarterlySummer 2009
Post-Zionism and the Sephardi Question Middle East QuarterlySpring 2005
Muslim Anti-Semitism Middle East QuarterlyJune 1998
Why Jonathan Pollard Got Life Middle East QuarterlyJune 1997
Why Jews Fled the Arab Countries Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1995
Reviews
Title Publication Date
Jews and the Qur'an Middle East QuarterlySpring 2022
The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa. The Impact of World War II Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2021
Jewish Salonica: Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece Middle East QuarterlySummer 2017
Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2017
Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel Middle East QuarterlyFall 2016
Modern Hebrew: The Past and Future of a Revitalized Language Middle East QuarterlySpring 2015
Rabbinic Creativity in the Modern Middle East Middle East QuarterlyFall 2014
Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza Middle East QuarterlyFall 2011
Jewish Identity and Civil Rights in America Jewish Political Studies ReviewSpring 2011
The Jews of Libya: Coexistence, Persecution, Resettlement Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
Between Foreigners and Shi‘is Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
Betrayal: France, the Arabs, and the Jews Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2008
The Changing Face of Anti-Semitism: From Ancient Times to the Present Day Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust's Long Reach into Arab Lands Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
The Jewish Divide over Israel: Accusers and Defenders Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
The Question of Zion Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2007
Orientalism and the Jews Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2007
Orientalism and the Hebrew Imagination Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
Operation Solomon: The Daring Rescue of the Ethiopian Jews Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
Israel and Palestine Out of the Ashes: The Search for Jewish Identity in the Twenty-First Century Middle East QuarterlySpring 2004
Jews, Turks, and Ottomans: A Shared History, Fifteenth through the Twentieth Century Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in Modern Times Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
The Invention and Decline of Israeliness: State, Society, and the Military Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
Decision on Palestine Deferred: America, Britain and Wartime Diplomacy, 1939-1945 Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
The Road to Jerusalem: Glubb Pasha, Palestine and the Jews Middle East QuarterlySpring 2003
Militant Zionism in America: The Rise and Impact of the Jabotinsky Movement in the United States, 1926-1948 Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
Israel: The First Hundred Years, Vol. I: Israel's Transition from Community to State Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
Islam and Dhimmitude: Where Civilizations Collide Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
Vietnam, Jews, and the Middle East: Unintended Consequences Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
Palestine: A Twice Promised Land?: The British, the Arabs & Zionism 1915-1920 , Vol. 1 Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
Israel and the Politics of Jewish Identity: The Secular-Religious Impasse Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs under the British Mandate Middle East QuarterlySummer 2001
Baksheesh Diplomacy: Secret Negotiations between American Jewish Leaders and Arab Officials on the Eve of World War II Middle East QuarterlySummer 2001
Constructing Boundaries: Jewish and Arab Workers in Mandatory Palestine Middle East QuarterlyFall 2000
Comparing Religions through Law: Judaism and Islam Middle East QuarterlyJune 2000
The Jewish Discovery of Islam: Studies in Honor of Bernard Lewis Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1999
The Forgotten Millions: The Modern Jewish Exodus from Arab Lands Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1999
Jewish-Transjordanian Relations 1921-1948 Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1998
The Damascus Affair Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1998
To the Promised Land: A History of Zionist Thought Middle East QuarterlyJune 1998
The Jewish Exodus from Iraq, 1948-1951 Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1997
Under Crescent and Cross: The Jews in the Middle Ages Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1995
Audio, Video and Transcripts
Title Publication Date
My Vision for Israel MEF WireDecember 12, 2006
Righteous Muslims MEF WireDecember 11, 2006
MEF in the Media
Title Publication Date
Europe Tangles with Immigration La Nuova Bussola Quotidiana & NicolaPorro.itOctober 12, 2022
Donald Trump's Complicated Relationship With Jewish Voters TimeMarch 14, 2016
Middle East Forum Blog
Title Publication Date
2021's Biggest Hits at DanielPipes.org DanielPipes.orgJanuary 5, 2022
The Winter 2018 Issue of Middle East Quarterly is Out December 1, 2017
Webinars
Title Publication Date
Dexter Van Zile: A Muhammed Picture and Hamline's Crisis Middle East Forum WebinarFebruary 3, 2023
Dan Schueftan: Israel's Opportunities and Challenges Middle East Forum WebinarDecember 12, 2022
Eliezer Tauber on Deir Yassin: The Massacre That Never Was Middle East Forum WebinarNovember 21, 2022
Sam Westrop and Benjamin Baird: Why Are Western Islamists Realigning with the Right? Middle East Forum WebinarNovember 11, 2022
Joshua Teitelbaum on Israel and the Persian Gulf: Dawn of a New Era Middle East Forum WebinarOctober 31, 2022
Walter Russell Mead: Charting the History of the U.S.-Israel Relationship Middle East Forum WebinarOctober 21, 2022
Christopher Holton: Waging a Counter-Islamist Offensive in America Middle East Forum WebinarOctober 17, 2022
Liel Leibovitz: The Dangers of Projecting American Ideas about Race on the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict Middle East Forum WebinarOctober 3, 2022
Brigitte Gabriel on Living Under Islamism: A Personal Tale of Survival Middle East Forum WebinarSeptember 19, 2022
David Collier: What Explains Ireland's Extreme Antisemitism? Middle East Forum WebinarSeptember 12, 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
Clifford May: How Think Tanks Influence Policy in Washington, D.C. Middle East Forum WebinarJuly 25, 2022
Tom Nisani: Reclaiming Israeli Sovereignty over the Temple Mount Middle East Forum WebinarJuly 18, 2022
Danny Danon: My Five Years as Israel's UN Ambassador Middle East Forum WebinarJuly 12, 2022
Efraim Inbar: Israel Will Confront Iran Militarily, Deal or No Deal Middle East Forum WebinarJune 24, 2022
Raphael BenLevi: Does Israel Have a Grand Strategy? Middle East Forum WebinarJune 6, 2022
Yoram Ettinger: Does Israel Face a Palestinian Demographic Time Bomb? Middle East Forum WebinarMay 9, 2022
Charles Jacobs Asks "Where are America's Jewish Leaders?" on Islamist Antisemitism Middle East Forum WebinarApril 4, 2022
Daniel Greenfield on NYC Mayor Eric Adams and the Islamists Middle East Forum WebinarJanuary 28, 2022
Emmanuel Navon on Israel's 3,000-Year Diplomatic Heritage Middle East Forum WebinarJanuary 8, 2021
Jason Guberman on Digitally Preserving Jewish Sites in the Middle East Middle East Forum WebinarNovember 20, 2020