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Plaut is a native Philadelphian who has lived in Israel since 1981. He teaches at the University of Haifa and holds a PhD from Princeton.

ARTICLES BY: Steven Plaut


August 3, 2016 7:49 am
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The Two Schools of Thought on Arab Violence Against Israel

There are in general two, and only two, approaches to the Arab campaign of violence against Israel. According to the first, the way to overcome Arab...

July 26, 2016 12:48 pm
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The Times of Israel Goes on a Crusade Against Israeli Binary-Option Peddlers

Dear Prime Minister Netanyahu: I am writing to convey my frustration at the fact that you are not tackling the most serious problem facing Israel. I base...

July 18, 2016 10:00 am
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The Uri Weiss Affair and Bar-Ilan’s Cowardice

For years, the anti-Israel academic Left in Israeli universities has defended the "right" of anyone and everyone to boycott Israel. The BDS terrorists are just...

June 26, 2016 5:38 am
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Yemenite Children Were Never Kidnapped in Israel

Every few years Israel is convulsed in "kidnapped Yemenite children" hysteria, and this summer is just the latest round. The ruckus concerns allegations that Yemenite...

June 6, 2016 3:24 am
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Jerusalem Reunification and the Israeli Left’s War Against the Flag

The Israeli Left has a serious flag problem. Well, a problem with the Israeli flag, to be precise. The one with the six-pointed blue star....

May 30, 2016 6:51 am
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The Israeli Left Is Warming Up to the Idea of a Military Coup

Israel's anti-democratic radical Left has a new brilliant brainstorm idea.  Having despaired of ever convincing more than a trivial portion of the Israeli public of...

May 25, 2016 2:18 pm
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Why Not Commemorate Every Nakba, Including the Suffering of the Al-Qaeda Hijackers?

I posted the following message to a listserv of University of Haifa professors, after several members of the tenured Left posted messages there insisting that...

Culture

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Poll Reveals One Third of British Voters Believe Labour Party Leader Jeremy...

A new poll has revealed that a third of British voters believe controversial Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is an...

Israel

El Al Now Offers Wi-Fi on Israel-North America Flights

CTech - Israel’s national airline El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. now offers in-flight Wi-Fi services in trans-Atlantic flights to North America, the company announced Sunday. In July, El Al officially...

Middle East

Syria’s Assad: United States Will Sell Out Those Relying on It

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned on Sunday the United States would not protect those depending on it, in reference to Kurdish fighters who control much of the north. "We say to...

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