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Saturday, June 6, 2020

AUTHOR NAME

Shmuel Rosner

2851 ARTICLES

In search of Judah Maccabi’s grave

 Last Monday afternoon, just twenty four hours before the start of Hanukkah, and on the road from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, I turned right...

Israel gave up on the negation of the Diaspora

Yuli Edelstein,53, was born in the Soviet Union. In 1987 he immigrated to Israel. After arriving, he entered political life. Together with fellow Soviet...

The overly manly Israel Factor

The Forwards’ Jane Eisner gives me “the benefit of the doubt”, but still wants to know why our group of Israel Factor experts includes...

Jewish voters and the Ron Paul effect

What can they say about Paul?What happens to Jewish Republicans, or to Jews who might consider voting Republican if Ron Paul takes Iowa -...

Etta Bick

Dr. Etta Bick is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Middle East Studies/Political Science at the Ariel University, Samaria. She teaches courses in...

Yaeli Bloch-Elkon

Yaeli Bloch-Elkon is a senior lecturer/associate professor of Communication and Political Science at Bar Ilan University, an associate research scholar at the Begin –Sadat...

Yael Sternhell

Yael Sternhell is currently an assistant professor of history and American studies at Tel Aviv University in Israel. Her fields of expertise are the...

Hey kid, want more Hanukkah presents?

You might have read this article when it was published in 2010, or a report based on this article. It had the modest goal...

The Israel Factor Project: Romney vs. Gingrich vs. Obama

What do nine Israeli scholars and ex-officials know about American politics? Why should we even consider their opinions worthy of attention?

The Israel Factor: Obama pretty bad for peace

What do nine Israeli scholars and ex-officials know about American politics? Why should we even consider it worthy of attention? These questions are often...

Yehuda Kurtzer: We do the Jewish past a disservice when we make it holier than the present

Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer is President of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America and author of the forthcoming Shuva: The Future of the Jewish...

The Israel Factor: Romney tops Gingrich who tops Obama

The Israel Factor project and panel has moved with me to the new Rosner’s Domain on The Jewish Journal. This is cause for celebration...

The Israel Factor 12.2011, Full Statistics

From 1 (bad for Israel) to 10 (good for Israel): Generally speaking, please rate the following:        The...

The Israel Factor 12.2011, Questionnaire

From 1 (bad for Israel) to 10 (good for Israel): Generally speaking, please rate the following:        The...

The 14th lie of I Love Israel

Buried deep toward the very end of David Rothkopf’s The 14 Biggest Lies of 2011 you can find this observation:“I love Israel.”Everybody in U.S....

Weekend tidbits, 12.17.11: Jewish vote wars

On Thursday, the “Emergency Committee for Israel” took out ads in major U.S. newspapers questioning Obama’s record on Israel. The ads accused the Obama...

Ministry of Ignorant Absorption?

This was published a week ago or so on Arnie Eisen’s On My Mind blog, but I only got to see it yesterday. It...

The Reform Movement must progress from being a collection of social clubs for liberal 60 year olds

Rabbi Dana Evan Kaplan is the rabbi of Congregation Kahal Kadosh Shaare Shalom, the United Congregation of Israelites, in Kingston, Jamaica and teaches Judaism...

On Israel’s demographic time bomb

I’m sitting in the lobby of a Jerusalem hotel as I read about “Israel’s other demographic time bomb”. Men in black all around me,...

Spreading the myth of “Israel’s theocracy”

Eric Alterman isn’t Israel’s biggest fan. For some good reasons, but mostly bad ones, he thinks that Israel is “Turning into a Theocracy”, a...

Rabbi Meir Azari: It’s troubling that so few US Reform Jews visited Israel

Meir Azari is the director-general of Beit Daniel, a Tel Aviv community identifying itself with the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism. He...

Can Israel survive without the backing of American Jewry?

There’s an interesting conversation that’s been going on between Jeff Goldberg and Spencer Ackerman on whether Israel can or can’t survive without the support...

6 comments on the YU Beacon Orthodox-sex controversy

Since this story is all over the place, I see no reason to repeat the basic facts in more than a very brief manner....

Gingrich’s ‘invented people’ are here to stay

Fact: There was never a Palestinian State. Fact: Newt Gingrich is a Presidential prospective. Fact: Gingrich chose to respond to question about the Palestinians...

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Meet the Boogaloo Bois, the Violent Right-Wing Extremists Who (Mostly) Don’t Hate the Jews

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Israeli BDS Activist Seeking Asylum in Canada Will Be Deported Back to Israel

An Israeli activist who had tried to claim asylum in Canada as a refugee is getting deported back to Israel.

Jewish Federation of L.A. Calls for ‘Immediate Action’ From Government Officials to Hold Police Accountable

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles (JFLA) will not tolerate system racism or police brutality within the Jewish community or any community. In its...

How Jews Can Be Better Allies to Black Americans

Many Jews are looking to be better allies against racism. Here's how.
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