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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

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

Former Israeli General and Ex-State Department Official Clash Over Peace Obstacles

JNS.org - A former Israeli general and an ex-State Department official presented sharply differing views...

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

World

Rutgers President Defends ‘Academic Freedom’ of Three Professor...

The president of Rutgers University in New Jersey defended the free speech rights of three faculty members who have recently...

Israel

Cathay Pacific Airways to Open Israel Office, Upgrade Tel Aviv-Hong Kong Ro...

JNS.org – Cathay Pacific, the flagship airline of Hong Kong, is set to launch an office in Israel as well as...

Middle East

Iran-Backed Forces Persecuting Christians Who Survived ISIS, Kurdish Parlia...

Iran-backed Shia paramilitary forces operating in northern Iraq have been accused by a Kurdish parliamentarian of engaging in "flagrant injustice" toward Christians in...

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