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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


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...

November 28, 2016 6:05 am
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The Messy Process of Democracy

All complex societies are fragmented. Democracies particularly so. Dictatorships and autocracies act as if they are not. They try to suppress dissenters, which they can...

November 21, 2016 8:05 am
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Yes, She Is My Sister

The fundamentalist position on the Bible -- Jewish and Christian -- is that every word comes directly from God on Sinai 3,300 years ago. The “critical” or the skeptical...

Culture

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Israeli TV Personality Lucy Aharish Tells San Diego Students How Pride in M...

A celebrity Israeli anchor who hosts a morning current-affairs program told an audience at San Diego State University (SDSU) earlier...

Israel

For First Time, Christian Arab Earns Spot in Elite Israeli Air Force Course

JNS.org - For the first time, a Christian Arab Israeli has been accepted into the military's prestigious pilots course, Israel Hayom has learned. The young man, whose name cannot be revealed, was among...

Middle East

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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