Thane Rosenbaum

Thane Rosenbaum

Thane Rosenbaum is a novelist, essayist, law professor and Distinguished University Professor at Touro University, where he directs the Forum on Life, Culture & Society. He has written numerous works of fiction and nonfiction and hundreds of essays in major national and global publications. He is the legal analyst for CBS News Radio and appears on cable TV news programs. His most recent book is entitled “Saving Free Speech . . . from Itself.”

The Agony of IDF-Envy

How comfortably are American Jews sleeping these days? Does Oct. 7 haunt any of them?

Israel and Its Multifront Mayhem

Isolated and encircled from all sides by neighbors and fiends that mean them harm, no nation of its size and population deficits has ever had to cope with so many forces arrayed against it.

When that Other Ball Drops

The ball wasn’t alone in the sky this year. It had plenty of company with hovering drones, scanning the masses, searching for revelers drunk on antisemitism.

The Hamas Winter is Coming

Honest people understand that the plight of the Palestinians is merely a false flag in making antisemitism fashionable.

The Folly of Ceasefire

Soon after Israel began its counteroffensive, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire. It declined to make any statement condemning Hamas.


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