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avatar Jerold Auerbach
Jerold S. Auerbach is the author of ten books, including Unequal Justice: Lawyers and Social Change in Modern America (1976), a New York Times Noteworthy Book; Justice Without Law? (1983); Rabbis and Lawyers: The Journey From Torah to Constitution (1990, 2010); Jacob's Voices: Reflections of a Wandering American Jew (1996, 2010); Are We One? Jewish Identity in the United States and Israel (2001); Explorers in Eden: Pueblo Indians and the Promised Land (2006); Hebron Jews: Memory and Conflict in the Land of Israel (2009); Brothers at War: Israel and the Tragedy of the Altalena (2011); and Against the Grain: A Historian's Journey (2012). His articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, Harper's, The New York Times, Jerusalem Post, Forward, The Jewish Press and American Thinker. Auerbach has been a Guggenheim Fellow, Fulbright Lecturer at Tel Aviv University, recipient of two College Teachers Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Law School. He is Professor Emeritus of History at Wellesley College.

ARTICLES BY: Jerold Auerbach


April 9, 2018 3:17 pm
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The Lie of Palestinian ‘Refugees’

As Israel approaches its 70th anniversary of independence, the time has come to finally resolve the Palestinian refugee problem. By that, I mean the real one...

March 23, 2018 4:28 pm
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Passover in Hebron

Immediately after the Six-Day War ended in June 1967, Hanan Porat -- a child survivor of the Arab destruction of Gush Etzion and massacre of more...

January 21, 2018 9:15 pm
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Roger Cohen’s Shame

A distinguishing trait of New York Times columnist Roger Cohen, as it was for his predecessor Anthony Lewis, is Jewish shame. Lewis frequently lamented that...

January 10, 2018 12:18 pm
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Goldberg Variations

The New York Times is known, among other things, for promoting its own lavishly sponsored "Journeys" with full-page advertisements. For $6,995 and up it offers...

January 5, 2018 9:39 am
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Palestinian ‘Refugees’

It has been suggested that counters don’t think and it is thinkers who really count. Nowhere is this mantra more applicable than to the perennial...

October 20, 2017 11:46 am
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Why Are Hebron Apartments a Big Deal to the New York Times?

In a six-column article, The New York Times (on Oct. 17) reported on Israeli plans to implement “a significant expansion” of settlements in the “occupied West...

October 10, 2017 1:48 pm
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Israel and its History Under Siege

Of the publishing of anti-Israel books there is no end. According to London-based writer and musician Thomas Suárez, Israel is “a racially predicated state” based...

September 28, 2017 4:17 pm
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Another Example of Myopic, Anti-Israel Journalism

After the Oslo Accords were signed, Australian journalist John Lyons believed that “the world was on the brink of resolving one of the most relentless conflicts...

January 31, 2017 7:52 am
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Fictional Hebron

A trio of Californian-American-Jewish novelists, whose religion is liberalism, have recently discovered the ancient biblical city of Hebron. But they demonstrate little fondness for the city...

January 23, 2017 12:59 pm
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Relocating the US Embassy in Israel: Better Late Than Never

President Donald Trump made a campaign promise to “move the American embassy to Jerusalem – to the eternal capital of the Jewish people.” Amid the media...

January 4, 2017 6:18 am
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Unfree Speech on the Temple Mount

Having taught the history of freedom of speech in the United States for 45 years to college students at Brandeis and Wellesley I retain a residual...

December 30, 2016 3:19 pm
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Breakfast Companions: New York Times and Wall Street Journal

More decades ago than I care to remember I was raised to be a good liberal. In my American Jewish family that meant starting each...

December 19, 2016 7:26 am
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Trump’s Pick for Israel Ambassador Is ‘Dangerous’ and ‘Hazardous’ for The New York Times

The New York Times launched a triple-barreled critique (December 17) of President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of David M. Friedman as the next American Ambassador to...

December 9, 2016 2:18 pm
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The Stench of Hypocrisy at Yale University

In recent years liberal anti-liberalism has been vividly – and noxiously – displayed on many American college and university campuses. The creation of “Hate Spaces”...

Culture

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

World

Trump, France’s Macron to Discuss Iran Nuclear Deal at White House Si...

US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although...

Israel

Hamas Leader: Our War With Israel Has Gone International Following Assassin...

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh hinted that Hamas will internationalize its terror campaign against Israel following the assassination of a Hamas...

Middle East

Arab MKs Participate in Palestinian March Mourning Israel’s Founding

JNS.org - Some 10,000 people, including Israeli Arab lawmakers, participated Thursday in a march mourning Israel’s founding. The “March of the Uprooted” is organized by the Higher Arab Monitoring Committee and held...

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