Detector Disputes: Tensions at Temple Mount

Recent tensions around Jerusalem's Temple Mount are the worst in years, and the effects are being felt across the region, explains...

Detector Disputes: Tensions at Temple Mount

ISIS Claims First Attack in Israel

Hamas and Israeli officials have disputed the jihadi group's claim of responsibility, but this could still influence the nature of...


The ‘Hamas Document’ and the Muslim Brotherhood: Ideological or Political Shift?

While the Palestinian Islamist group does not explicitly reject an affiliation with the Brotherhood, a new policy document contain...


A Paradigm Shift in the West Bank Status Quo

The recent evacuation of the Amona outpost was heralded as a victory by the Israeli peace camp, but passage of a major settlement ...

An Israeli settler tries to talk to Israeli riot police in February 2006 in the West Bank outpost of Amona.

Winning the Argument Against Jewish Extremism

The key lesson of the fight against violent Islamism must be applied to Jewish radicals too: Insider religious and right-wing Jewi...

Jewish extremism

The Cost of Extremism in Israeli Politics

Violent extremism in Israel and Palestine takes many forms....


Simmering Passover Tensions at the Temple Mount

Analysis of media coverage in the lead-up to the Jewish holiday showed Islamist and Jewish activists reiterating claims to the hol...


What is the Islamic Movement in Israel?

Israel's main Islamist group often makes headlines in the Jewish state, but little is known about it outside the country.

Islamic Movement in Israel

What's Behind the Growing Violence in Jerusalem?

As tensions over access to the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem become increasingly violent, the Centre on Religion & Geopolitics c...


What is Hamas?

Hamas continues to be a destabilising force in the Israel-Palestine peace process....


‘Price Tag’ Attacks and Jewish Extremism

The killing of a Palestinian infant in an arson attack and of an Israeli youth at a gay pride march highlight the threat of Jewish...


Briefing Note: The Temple Mount / al-Haram al-Sharif

High tensions continue to develop from controversy around the issue of access to the Temple Mount / al-Haram al-Sharif in Jerusale...