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A. Jay Adler did his graduate studies at Columbia University and is currently Adjunct Professor of English at California State University, Dominguez Hills and Lecturer in English at El Camino College. He is also contributing poetry editor at West Magazine. Adler writes in all genres, including poetry, drama, screenwriting, fiction, and essay. His journalism has appeared in DoubleTake and Tikkun, his essays on film in Bright Lights Film Journal, Senses of Cinema, and The Fortnightly Review, and his writing on Native America has been anthologized in Global Viewpoints: Indigenous Peoples. Adler is the featured writer in the forthcoming issue of Footnote: a Journal of Literary History. He blogs on politics, ideas, and culture at the sad red earth. His most recent writing on Israel, "Academic Boycotts and Re-Colonization by Theory," appears at Scholars for Peace in The Middle East.

ARTICLES BY: A. Jay Adler


February 8, 2013 9:32 am
10

The Israeli-Palestinian Textbook Study Fraud

You think you're a person of good will and fair minded. You are a strong and aggressive advocate for Israel against its many and varied...

January 25, 2013 12:49 am
0

Two Epistemic Closures: The GOP and Israel-Critics

What do Tuesday's election results remind us of? They should recall the result of November's U.S. elections. Against all evidence - and here I do mean all...

January 17, 2013 2:34 am
1

Aaron Swartz and “Hactivision”

When did it happen? When did technology become knowledge? When did code become wisdom? When did Greek gods become geek gods? When did the new...

January 11, 2013 2:33 pm
8

Why Obama Hearts Hagel

The last time I wrote about President Obama's then only rumored selection of Chuck Hagel I said two things I knew I would wish to...

January 4, 2013 11:27 am
4

The Hagelian Dialectic

The Chuck Hagel trial balloon has been aloft for weeks now, not to burst or land - since its lofting was never officially acknowledged -...

December 11, 2012 3:37 pm
0

When Is an Open-Air Prison a Terrorist Camp?

It is a term we hear a lot in the twenty-first century anti-Israel propaganda storm, flung wildly against the truth - that Gaza is an...

November 22, 2012 7:00 pm
2

Israel and Hamas: Reflections on the Spirit of Resistance

Paul Newman's 1967 film Cool Hand Luke, the apex of journeyman Stuart Rosenberg's directorial career, imbued popular culture with many iconic scenes and memorable lines. ("What we...

November 19, 2012 8:14 am
6

Not So Random Questions, Facts, and Observations about Gaza and Israel

If foes in Mexico - drug cartels, for instance - were firing rockets and missiles into an area roughly covering 25% of the United States this...

November 15, 2012 5:45 pm
6

The Dangers of Golden Dawn – and National Public Radio

Where do we find the licensing body for the journalistic profession? Who are the determinants of journalistic malpractice? There are none. Sanction for malpractice can be...

October 18, 2012 2:14 pm
6

True Liberal Zionism and the Israeli-Palestinian Enthymeme

In rhetoric, an enthymeme is an argument that contains an unarticulated premise. Commonly this is because the conversation is among a group of people with...

September 21, 2012 10:37 am
9

“Innocence of Muslims” and the Faith Fallacy

In all the discussion of freedom of speech because of the "Innocence of Muslims" video, and the resurgent disputes about Islam - which, if any,...

September 6, 2012 12:28 am
2

Impenetrable: The Hollow Rhetoric of Judith Butler

That title appears a contradiction. We think of the impenetrable as dense, so thick and compacted it cannot be pierced. But what is hollow is...

August 1, 2012 12:25 pm
1

Playing Politics with Jews

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), in his best Captain Renault form - which includes being entirely insincere and unconvincing - is shocked, shocked to...

July 23, 2012 12:22 pm
7

Alexander Cockburn: Remembering the Dead

It really is the ultimate sentimentality. That concern with how we will be remembered, or how those for whom we care will be treated in the...

Culture

New Trailer Released for Next Season of ‘Fauda’ Set in Gaza

JNS.org - A trailer for the third season of the hit Israeli TV series “Fauda” was released on Sunday. While the...

Patriots Wide Receiver Julian Edelman Wears Custom Cleats to Support Israeli Baseball

JNS.org - New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman wore customized cleats on...

Features

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

World

‘Miracle’ Door That Prevented Yom Kippur Massacre at German Syn...

The enormous door at the entrance to the main synagogue in the central German city of Halle that withstood the...

Israel

Israeli Tech Company Aims to Protect Vehicles From Hackers

Just like a smartphone or computer, any object -- even a car -- that is connected to a online network is at risk of being hacked. One Israeli company is...

Middle East

Egypt’s Strongman Extends Crackdown to a New Foe – Soap Operas

Gamal el Adl's company is one of the most popular television producers in the Middle East. Its gritty soap operas, touching on drug addiction amongst the middle classes, sexual abuse...

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