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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


April 21, 2017 12:09 pm
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The Sad Story of Eliyahu

This is a sad story. For obvious reasons, I am changing names and certain details to protect the memory of a brilliant, flawed person. Eliyahu was...

April 19, 2017 1:56 pm
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The Case Against Media ‘Objectivity’

Who really believed in the objectivity of journalists? As students we used to debate which was preferable: the Western system of arbitrary rich men owning...

April 7, 2017 6:13 am
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Pesach: Just Do It

"Just do it” is, of course, the Nike's slogan, but I think we Jews should adopt it. Let me explain. Why is Pesach, or Passover, so...

April 3, 2017 6:39 am
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The Mortara Affair and Christian-Jewish Relations

The story of Edgardo Mortara is a scandalous example of Christian theological cruelty and arrogance towards Jews. In the 19th century, six-year-old Edgardo Mortara was seized by...

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...

Features

Israeli-German Spat Highlights Europe’s Funding of BDS and Terror

JNS.org - A diplomatic spat between Israel and Germany has provided a prominent platform...

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

World

Dozens of Pro-Israel Groups Call on Tufts President to Take Action After BD...

Forty-five pro-Israel organizations signed a letter that was sent on Thursday to the president of Tufts University demanding that action...

Israel

At 69, Israel’s Population Stands at 8.68 Million

JNS.org - Israel has approximately 8.68 million residents, the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics reported on Thursday, ahead of the country’s 69th Independence Day next week. The number includes 6.48 million Jewish residents, accounting for 74.7 percent...

Middle East

Islamic Cleric Favored by PA President Abbas: Israel Waging War on Muslims ...

Israel is waging war on Muslims with drugs and "sex mania," a leading Islamic cleric in the Palestinian Authority alleged during...

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