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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


March 19, 2017 6:22 am
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Mazal: Hope or Superstition

We have just celebrated Purim, a festival named after the lottery, the pur, that nearly decided the fate of the Jewish people. But the randomness of...

February 27, 2017 1:36 pm
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Jewish Identity, Through the Eyes of Benjamin Disraeli

We may think that current political discourse is crude and vicious. But, believe me, beneath a veneer of gentility, politics in the British Empire was...

February 19, 2017 7:32 am
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Demolishing the Spurious, Libelous Claim That Israel Is an Apartheid State

Benjamin Pogrund was born in South Africa. As a journalist, he fought the apartheid regime, most notably through his work for The Rand Daily Mail. When...

February 13, 2017 5:56 am
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Remembering My Friend, Jack Lunzer

Jack Lunzer, who died this past December, was famous for his collection of Jewish books, texts and incunabula. It was the largest collection of Judaica...

February 3, 2017 5:40 am
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Praying for Our Country

It is amusing and disturbing to see the demonstrations against an elected president, not so much for what he has done, but for who he...

January 30, 2017 7:29 am
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Magda Goebbels and Haim Arlosoroff

Professor Colin Shindler -- a celebrated historian who has written extensively on Zionism and famous rivalries of Israeli politics and an outspoken moral and intellectual voice against oppression and...

January 22, 2017 7:03 am
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Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well, can do much worse. Yair...

January 13, 2017 7:13 am
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Too Much Empathy Can Be a Bad Thing

Paul Bloom, a professor of psychology at Yale University, has just published a book entitled Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion. The book raises some excellent...

January 6, 2017 7:14 am
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Being Poor in Jerusalem: Pre-1967 Memories

After I graduated from Cambridge University, I went to study at Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem. The yeshiva was located in a small industrial quarter, sandwiched between Meah...

January 2, 2017 7:00 am
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The Disgrace of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334

President Obama’s groundbreaking abstention on a UN resolution refusing to accept any change to Israel's 1949 armistice lines -- and John Kerry’s one-sided rant against Israel -- have...

December 26, 2016 7:27 am
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Reflections on Hanukkah and Miracles

Why do miracles happen sometimes and not others? Is it because we deserve them? Many rabbis like to claim that when bad things happen, it is...

December 19, 2016 7:00 am
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Life After Birkenau

The Jewish community of Antwerp, Belgium is unique in that it is the most predominantly Orthodox, Hasidic and Yiddish-speaking community in Europe. It is also...

December 9, 2016 2:55 am
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How Studying the Torah Can Create Jobs

There has been a lot of debate in the US and elsewhere about jobs, or rather the loss of them and what to do about...

December 5, 2016 6:59 am
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The Unyielding Orthodoxy of Anglo-Jewry

I want to tell you a story of Chelm (the mythical community of Jewish fools) that is, in fact, true. True of Anglo-Jewish establishment Orthodoxy. I...

Culture

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Israeli Star of Netflix Terrorist Drama to Appear at New York Synagogue

Lior Raz stars as Doron in "Fauda," and is also the creator of the groundbreaking...

Features

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

BDS Movement Suffers Setbacks in Israel and Around the World

JNS.org - Last week, Israel's Knesset passed landmark legislation attacking the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The new law represents just...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: China Should Stay Out of Peacemaking, Focus on ...

While Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a two-state solution “as soon as possible” during his meeting in Beijing this...

Israel

18 Palestinian Terror Suspects Arrested in Connection With Suspicious Whats...

JNS.org - Israeli police arrested 18 Palestinian terror suspects this week in connection with their membership in a suspicious chat group...

Middle East

Palestinian Terrorist Who Killed American Teen in Israel Sentenced to 4 Lif...

JNS.org - Palestinian terrorist Mohammed Abdel Basset al-Kharoub, who murdered American teen Ezra Schwartz, 18, in November 2015, received four life...

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