Writings by Topic: Jews and Judaism

Middle East Forum Blog
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The Winter 2018 Issue of Middle East Quarterly is Out December 1, 2017
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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
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
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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
Jews, France, and Orientalism Middle East QuarterlyFall 2018
Anticipating Israel's Nationality Law Jerusalem PostAugust 5, 2018
David Myers: Wrong Choice by Center for Jewish History Arutz ShevaSeptember 15, 2017
Is the Western Wall Judaism's Holiest Site? Middle East QuarterlyFall 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
Shlomo Sand, The Arabs' Darling Middle East QuarterlyWinter 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
Did Jews Abandon the Temple Mount? Middle East QuarterlySummer 2013
The Failure of the American Jewish Left Middle East QuarterlyWinter 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
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
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
Post-Zionism and the Sephardi Question Middle East QuarterlySpring 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
Muslim Anti-Semitism Middle East QuarterlyJune 1998
Not So Holy City The SpectatorNovember 22, 1997
Why Jonathan Pollard Got Life Middle East QuarterlyJune 1997
Why Jews Fled the Arab Countries Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1995
Turkey and the Jews Turkish TimesSeptember 1, 1994
MEF in the Media
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Donald Trump's Complicated Relationship With Jewish Voters TimeMarch 14, 2016
Audio, Video and Transcripts
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My Vision for Israel MEF WireDecember 12, 2006
Righteous Muslims MEF WireDecember 11, 2006
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The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa. The Impact of World War II
by Reeva Spector Simon
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2021
Jewish Salonica: Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece
by Devin E. Naar
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
by Dov Waxman
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2016
Modern Hebrew: The Past and Future of a Revitalized Language
by Norman Berdichevsky
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2015
Rabbinic Creativity in the Modern Middle East
by Zvi Zohar
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2014
Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza
by Adina Hoffman and Peter Cole
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2011
Jewish Identity and Civil Rights in America
by Kenneth L. Marcus
Jewish Political Studies ReviewSpring 2011
The Jews of Libya: Coexistence, Persecution, Resettlement
by Maurice M. Roumani
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
Between Foreigners and Shi‘is
by Daniel Tsadik
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
Betrayal: France, the Arabs, and the Jews
by David Pryce-Jones
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2008
The Changing Face of Anti-Semitism: From Ancient Times to the Present Day
by Walter Laqueur
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust's Long Reach into Arab Lands
by Robert Satloff
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
The Jewish Divide over Israel: Accusers and Defenders Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
The Question of Zion
by Jacqueline Rose
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2007
Orientalism and the Jews Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2007
Orientalism and the Hebrew Imagination
by Yaron Peleg
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
Operation Solomon: The Daring Rescue of the Ethiopian Jews
by Stephen Spector
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
Israel and Palestine Out of the Ashes: The Search for Jewish Identity in the Twenty-First Century
by Marc H. Ellis
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
by Baruch Kimmerling
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
Decision on Palestine Deferred: America, Britain and Wartime Diplomacy, 1939-1945
by Monty Noam Penkower
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
The Road to Jerusalem: Glubb Pasha, Palestine and the Jews
by Benny Morris
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2003
Militant Zionism in America: The Rise and Impact of the Jabotinsky Movement in the United States, 1926-1948
by Rafael Medoff
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
by Bat Ye'or
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
Vietnam, Jews, and the Middle East: Unintended Consequences
by Judith A. Klinghoffer
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
Palestine: A Twice Promised Land?: The British, the Arabs & Zionism 1915-1920 , Vol. 1
by Isaiah Friedman
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
Israel and the Politics of Jewish Identity: The Secular-Religious Impasse
by Asher Cohen and Bernard Susser
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs under the British Mandate
by Tom Segev
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2001
Baksheesh Diplomacy: Secret Negotiations between American Jewish Leaders and Arab Officials on the Eve of World War II
by Rafael Medoff
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2001
Constructing Boundaries: Jewish and Arab Workers in Mandatory Palestine
by Deborah Bernstein
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2000
Comparing Religions through Law: Judaism and Islam
by Jacob Neusner and Tamara Sonn
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
by Yoav Gelber
Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1998
The Damascus Affair
by Jonathan Frankel
Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1998
To the Promised Land: A History of Zionist Thought
by David Goldberg
Middle East QuarterlyJune 1998
The Jewish Exodus from Iraq, 1948-1951
by Moshe Gat
Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1997
Under Crescent and Cross: The Jews in the Middle Ages
by Mark R. Cohen
Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1995