Nadav Shragai

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Nadav Shragai is an Israeli author and journalist. He worked as a reporter for Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz starting in 1983 and retired in 2009. Today he continues to write as an author and academic, publishing a number of books on the Israel-Palestine conflict.[1][2] In 1995 his book Temple of Dispute about the Temple Mount was published by Keter Publishing House.[2]

Recent Publications[edit]

Shragai is a repeat contributor to the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, publishing a variety of articles on Israeli security issues, international law and related topics.

A sampling of Shragai's work:

  • Understanding Israeli Interests in the E1 Area: Contiguity, Security, and Jerusalem[3]
  • The Al-Aksa Is in Danger Libel: The History of a Lie[4]

Interesting Facts[edit]

Right before dying, former Israeli general Uzi Narkiss related to Shragai how Shlomo Goren, the former Chief Rabbi of Israel, tried to convince him to blow up the Mosque of Omar.[5]


  1. ^ "Haaretz Loses Token Nationalist - Inside Israel - News". Israel National News. 2009-06-21. Retrieved 2014-04-20. 
  2. ^ a b Inbari, Motti (2009). Jewish Fundamentalism and the Temple Mount: Who Will Build the Third Temple. SUNY Press. p. 14. ISBN 978-1-4384-2623-5. 
  3. ^ "Understanding Israeli Interests in the E1 Area". Retrieved 2014-04-20. 
  4. ^ About The Jerusalem Center (2010-03-15). "The "Al-Aksa Is in Danger" Libel:The History of a Lie | Jerusalem Center For Public Affairs". Retrieved 2014-04-20. 
  5. ^ Cohen, Rich; 9780312429768 (2010). Israel Is Real: An Obsessive Quest to Understand the Jewish Nation and Its History. Macmillan. p. 266. ISBN 978-0-312-42976-8.