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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 29, 2017 11:09 am
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This Yom Kippur, Ask ‘Who Am I?’

Our task on Yom Kippur is to spend time thinking about where we stand in this world: Who are we? What are we? Every year,...

September 15, 2017 11:14 am
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Intersectionality: The New False God

When young people arrive at college today, they are likely to be confronted by a new, dogmatic orthodoxy. It has nothing to do with religion, but...

September 11, 2017 11:10 am
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The High Holidays: A Time to Reflect

The month before the Days of Awe is the time to start thinking about our souls, rather than our politics. In the West, we have been...

September 3, 2017 11:14 am
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Art and Political Discourse

I am a member of the New York Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and I have always believed that public art galleries and museums should be neutral...

August 20, 2017 8:12 pm
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Judaism and the Solar Eclipse

There will be a solar eclipse on August 21, which will be visible across parts of the United States for the first time since 1918. Solar...

August 13, 2017 12:19 pm
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Embarrassed to Be Israeli or Jewish?

This week, I met someone who had just returned from a trip to the Greek islands. He told me that he kept meeting Israelis who confided that...

August 9, 2017 11:08 am
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Charlie Gard and Life

You may have read about the battle in London over the final days of a baby named Charlie Gard. He was born with a form of...

July 28, 2017 1:17 pm
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Fasting on the Ninth of Av

The fast of the Ninth of Av falls this coming Monday and Tuesday. All other so-called “minor fasts” in Judaism run from dawn to dusk -- like Ramadan, which...

July 14, 2017 10:37 am
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Albert Einstein, Fritz Haber and Jewish Assimilation

I went to a very good Jewish school in England -- Carmel College -- which was known for its study of the sciences. In those days, they were...

July 7, 2017 12:39 pm
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What Are Haredi Jews Doing to the Jewish Community?

I do not want to come across as a rabbi-basher, or an opponent of Haredi Judaism. Much like other things, there are parts that I...

June 23, 2017 1:52 pm
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Why I Love Elijah

Elijah the Tishbite (Eliyahu in Hebrew) is one of the most important and most complex characters in biblical and Jewish lore. One might even say he...

June 19, 2017 12:52 pm
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The Need for Tolerance in Judaism

I am returning to last week’s subject of homosexuality in Judaism and the personal attacks on Rabbi Joseph Dweck, because the ramifications are still very...

June 12, 2017 10:26 am
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Rabbi Dweck, Judaism and Homosexuality

I have never had the pleasure of meeting Rabbi Joseph Dweck in person. But I have been in touch with him online and electronically. I...

May 26, 2017 11:17 am
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The Meaning of Shavuot in Modern Times

I often hear people say pejoratively that our festivals and laws are based on earlier, primitive systems and are therefore somehow inauthentic. That may be, but...

Features

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

JNS.org - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is...

World

German Intelligence: Hezbollah Fighters Posing as Refugees

Hezbollah terrorists are exploiting Germany's refugee policy and entering the country as part of the recent wave of Middle East migrants, according to a Jerusalem Post review of a German intelligence report released...

Israel

High-Level Israeli Business Delegation Slated to Visit Cuba in December

JNS.org - Israel has reportedly granted approval to a group of top Israeli business leaders to visit Cuba -- which has no diplomatic ties with the Jewish state -- to establish...

Middle East

Despite Reconciliation Deal, Hamas Slams Abbas for Not Lifting Gaza Sanctio...

JNS.org - Despite a reconciliation deal signed last week between rival Palestinian factions, the Palestinian terror group Hamas slammed Palestinian Authority...

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