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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


May 1, 2019 12:26 pm
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The New York Times’ Appalling Cartoon

Amid the justifiable furor that erupted over the obscene antisemitic cartoon that recently appeared in the international New York Times, its editors remained silent for...

April 18, 2019 4:36 pm
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The Annexation of the Settlements

On the eve of his re-election as prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu indicated on Israeli television that he intended to extend Israeli sovereignty over Jewish settlements,...

April 3, 2019 8:38 am
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The New York Times Is Enthralled by Hating Israel

By now the enduring motto of The New York Times – “All the News That’s Fit to Print” – is understood to mean all the...

March 24, 2019 12:59 pm
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President Trump’s Purim Gift

President Trump’s stunning and, for many Israelis, long overdue and welcome announcement that “it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel’s sovereignty...

March 12, 2019 7:40 am
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The New York Times Laments the Netanyahu-Trump Partnership

The New York Times has long made it a habit to inflate the number of Palestinian refugees displaced during Israel’s War of Independence in 1948....

February 14, 2019 3:29 pm
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The True History of the Land of Israel

Millennia before Palestinians appeared on the world stage following the Six-Day War, the “West Bank” was already known as Judea and Samaria. “Palestine” dates from...

January 21, 2019 7:17 am
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A New York Times Columnist Exploits Martin Luther King’s Legacy to Lacerate Israel

"My conscience leaves me no choice,” wrote New York Times columnist Michelle Alexander on January 20, than to declare that it is “time to break...

January 3, 2019 3:24 pm
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False News in The New York Times

The New York Times cannot let go of David Halbfinger’s three-and-a-half page, 4,700 word screed from December 30. In the article, Halbfinger recounted the death...

December 31, 2018 4:41 pm
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The New York Times ‘War Crime’

Imagine appropriate news coverage of the horrific Nazi slaughter of six million Jews. Then imagine coverage, by the same newspaper, of the accidental killing --...

December 19, 2018 5:40 am
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Baby Amiad Yisrael and The New York Times

On the last night of Hanukkah seven Israelis were wounded in a drive-by shooting at a bus stop on the main road between Jerusalem and...

December 4, 2018 8:29 am
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The New York Times and Hanukkah

Ever since Adolph Ochs purchased The New York Times in 1896, launching what eventually became the Sulzberger family dynasty that still presides over the newspaper,...

December 2, 2018 3:52 am
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Hanukkah Memories

Every year, as Hanukkah approaches, I remove the First Book of Maccabees from my book case. The inscribed purchase date, November 1977, anticipated the Hanukkah following...

October 21, 2018 8:13 am
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A New Neighborhood in Hebron

The upcoming Torah reading on Shabbat -- Chaye Sarah -- recounts Sarah’s death in “Kiryat Arba, now Hebron.” Abraham, in his grief, approached Ephron the...

July 10, 2018 11:28 am
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Israel on Fire and The New York Times

“All the News That’s Fit to Print,” the venerable motto of The New York Times ever since publisher Adolph Ochs made it his newspaper’s pledge...

Culture

Remembering a Military Photographer — and a Forgotten Israeli Hero

JNS.org - On Israel’s Memorial Day earlier this month, the family and friends...

Now Museum Pieces, Yiddish Typewriters Tell the Story of a Once-Vibrant Culture

Not long after the first models appeared on the market in the 1870s, the typewriter...

Features

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

World

140 NYU School of Medicine Faculty, Alumni Urge President to Address ‘...

Alumni and faculty members of New York University's School of Medicine called on President Andrew Hamilton to combat a "climate of...

Israel

Amid Heat Wave, Gaza Incendiary Devices Set Off Nine Fires in Southern Isra...

Amid a wave of hot and dry weather, nine fires were caused in southern Israel on Wednesday by incendiary devices launched...

Middle East

Turkey Preparing for Possible US Sanctions Over S-400s: Minister

Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential US sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks...

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