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Rabbi Jeremy Rosen received his rabbinic ordination from Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem. He also studied philosophy as an undergraduate at Cambridge University, and went on to earn his PhD in philosophy. He has worked in the rabbinate, Jewish education, and academia for more than forty years, in Europe and the US. He currently lives in the USA, where he writes, teaches, lectures, and serves as rabbi of a small community in New York.

ARTICLES BY: Jeremy Rosen


September 21, 2018 8:05 am
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Sukkot and Impermanence

In discussing the festival of Sukkot, the Talmud gives all the various possible explanations for the origin and purpose of a Sukkah. Its final idea...

September 16, 2018 11:36 am
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For All Our Sins

The Torah introduces us to the idea that we confess our sins to God (Leviticus 5:5 and 16:21) -- not to humans, priests or otherwise. According to our...

September 7, 2018 10:32 am
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What We Must All Do This Rosh Hashanah

We are about to enter the season of long synagogue services, with a liturgy that, when translated into English or any vernacular, strikes many people...

September 2, 2018 8:16 am
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Charity Begins at Home

This is the time of the year when many of us have spent a great deal of money on summer vacations. Therefore, it is appropriate to...

August 26, 2018 7:49 am
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A Candid Look at Israel’s Nation-State Law

The controversial Nation-State Law that just passed in Israel is typical of what I do not like about nationalism.  The bill was passed by a vote...

August 17, 2018 6:23 am
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Liberal Jews Can Be Committed to Nationalism and Judaism

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat wrote that the choice between Jewish nationalism and Jewish liberalism is the crucial issue facing American Jewry today. He...

August 13, 2018 8:08 am
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The Meaning of Words

Languages are amazingly varied and flexible despite all academic attempts to reduce them to simple formulas. We have always struggled to explain why almost every...

August 3, 2018 3:20 pm
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Jeremy Corbyn the Zionist

Yes, I really do think that Jeremy Corbyn qualifies as a Zionist! By now, I think that everyone is aware of the situation in the...

July 29, 2018 4:14 pm
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Wine and Racism

Last month, there was a huge fuss in Israel over wine. It was known as the Barkan Affair. Barkan Wines, one of many relatively recent...

July 22, 2018 1:59 pm
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How We Treat Non-Jews

Here is a thought for the 9th of Av and, more importantly, for life afterwards as many of us venture forth into a different world. The...

July 15, 2018 11:51 am
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Why I Fast in the Season of Fasts

We are now in the season of fasts. What actually happened on the fasts of the 17th day of Tammuz and the 9th of Av? Well,...

July 2, 2018 10:53 am
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The Struggle for the Jewish Soul

Last week, I wrote about the vast divide between communities of Jews totally at odds religiously and politically. But there is another divide much closer to...

June 22, 2018 3:26 pm
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Kaddish for Gaza

A few weeks ago, a group of Jews gathered in front of Parliament in London to say Kaddish for those Gazans killed on the border in what...

June 15, 2018 3:28 pm
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Remembering Carmel College

I have a childhood memory of a meeting in our London home at this time of the year, 70 years ago. My father, Kopul Rosen,...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

University of Michigan Regent Denounces Professor’s ‘Antisemiti...

The president of the University of Michigan pledged on Thursday to take "appropriate steps" to address a professor's refusal to help...

Israel

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Fun...

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a...

Middle East

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Fun...

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a...

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