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Andrew Pessin (www.andrewpessin.com) is a professor of philosophy at Connecticut College and the author of numerous philosophy books for the general reader, as well as two novels.

ARTICLES BY: Andrew Pessin


February 24, 2016 5:10 am
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A New Israel Divide: One Family vs. A School and a Jewish Community (PART TWO)

JNS.org - (Part 2 of a two-part series. Read Part 1 here.) In the first part of this series, we described the developing legal drama between the Rachmuth family and...

February 23, 2016 11:30 am
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A New Israel Divide: One Family vs. a School and a Jewish Community (PART ONE)

JNS.org - (Part 1 of a two-part series) Ask two Jews, you get three opinions — or is it four? We’re a people so fractious that we...

January 31, 2016 7:37 am
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Ban Ki-Moon and Israel: When Being Fair-Minded Goes Wrong

JNS.org - There are too many recent examples to work with. The hacking to death of rabbis at prayer. The Charlie Hebdo, Hyper Cacher, and November 2015 Paris massacres....

June 17, 2015 11:21 am
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For Pro-Israel Advocates, It’s Time to Start Playing Offense

JNS.org - Victories aren’t usually depressing, but recent headlines about Israel include those such as: “Israel Left Off U.N. List of Parties That Kill, Injure Kids,”...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

EU Denies It Is Planning to Offer Financial Aid to Iran to Preserve Nuclear...

Three European Union sources have denied that diplomats meeting in Vienna on Friday to salvage the imperiled Iranian nuclear deal...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister, Arab MK in Ferocious War of Words

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Israeli-Arab Member of Knesset Ayman Odeh conducted a ferocious war of words on Sunday following a controversy over the injury of an Arab demonstrator...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...

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