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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


September 18, 2019 10:34 am
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Hebron Past and Present

In his run-up to the Israeli election Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to annex the Jewish neighborhood of Hebron and the nearby settlement of Kiryat...

August 28, 2019 11:00 am
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When Jews Kept Quiet

The appalling failure of President Franklin D. Roosevelt to provide an American refuge for European Jews confronting the horrors of the Holocaust has long been...

August 25, 2019 5:11 am
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The Myth of Palestinian ‘Canaanites’

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas, currently serving the 14th year of his four-year term, recently repeated his favorite trope. Visiting a Palestinian refugee...

July 11, 2019 3:11 pm
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Birthright or Birth-Wrong?

As the father of a daughter who learned a lot about Israel from her Birthright trip a decade ago, I was intrigued by David Halbfinger’s...

June 13, 2019 1:18 pm
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The New York Times and Birthright

It might be considered odd for a major newspaper to run a front-page story about Risa Nagel, who abandoned her Birthright tour in Israel to...

June 11, 2019 9:03 am
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Returning to Jerusalem and Hebron

Reflecting on ten days in Israel -- all but one in Jerusalem and the other in Hebron -- several experiences, shared with my son, will...

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...

Features

Top This? Presidential Candidates Get Covered in Yiddishkeit

JNS.org - Along with giving out kipot to put on one’s head, Marc Daniels, a published author and the director...

Birthright’s Excel Program Gets High Marks All Around

JNS.org - “It’s so much more.” That’s the mantra of the 54 Jewish young adults from across North America who...

World

Trump Orders More Iran Sanctions, Saudi Arabia Shows Attack Evidence

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he ordered a major increase in sanctions on Iran as Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles it said Tehran used in a crippling...

Israel

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Nixes Planned UN General Assembly...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled his planned trip next week to New York where he was to address...

Middle East

Erdogan Says 2-3 Million Syrian Refugees in Turkey, Europe Can Be Resettled...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that a planned "safe zone" in northern Syria could host 2-3 million...

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