Dr. Mordechai Kedar
Mitglied des Exekutivausschusses des Nationalrates für Nationalpolitik, Orientalist und Dozent am Institut für Arabisch und wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Zentrum „Begin-Saadat“- für Strategische Studien an der Bar-Ilan-Universität
Mordechai Kedar (Hebrew: מרדכי קידר, Arabic: مردخاي كيدار; born 1952 in Tel Aviv) is an Israeli scholar of Arabic culture, and a lecturer at Bar-Ilan University. He holds a Ph.D. from Bar-Ilan University. He is fluent in Hebrew, Arabic, and English.
Kedar is a Religious Zionist, and an academic expert on the Israeli Arab population. He served for 25 years in IDF Military Intelligence, where he specialized in Islamic groups, the political discourse of Arab countries, the Arabic press and mass media, and the Syrian domestic arena. The Los Angeles Times' Edmund Sanders described him as "one of the few Arabic-speaking Israeli pundits seen on Arabic satellite channels defending Israel".