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Scholar of Arabic, Islam and Middle East issues. Lecturer at the department of Arabic and Middle East Studies at Bar-Ilan University. Served for twenty five years in the IDF Military Intelligence, head of a branch in the hi-tech 8200 unit. .

Director of the Center for the Study of the Middle East and Islam, Bar-Ilan University, research associate at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University, member of the Herzliya Inter-Disciplinary Center, Israel; member of the international board of The Berlin International Center for the Study of Antisemitism (BICSA), member of the international board of Canadian Institute for Jewish Research (CIJR).

The Los Angelis Times described him as “one of the few Arabic-speaking Israeli pundits seen on Arabic satellite channels defending Israel”. Since 2012, dr. Kedar has promoted a Palestinian-Israeli peace plan referred to as the “Palestinian Emirates” or “Eight State Solution”.

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