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Alan Zeitlin's articles have appeared in The Journal News, The Jewish Week, The Jerusalem Post, The Times of Israel and other publications.

ARTICLES BY: Alan Zeitlin


September 18, 2018 6:22 am
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Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a difficult question to grapple with, and more often than not, the parent tells...

September 3, 2018 9:01 am
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New Movie Takes a Look Back at the Tumultuous Oslo Accords

Is there any reason to be optimistic that there can be a true peace deal for the Israelis and Palestinians? “I don’t think there is another...

August 26, 2018 8:41 am
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Israel’s Glushko Qualifies for US Open

Moments after her match was over on Court 9 on Friday, Julia Glushko put her hands over her eyes -- as if she could not...

August 13, 2018 7:47 am
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New York Jewish Professional Looks for Love on ABC Reality Show

Michael B. Chadwick has baked challah from scratch, rented an apartment to Grammy-winner Joss Stone, and been to every American state except Alaska. Now he...

August 7, 2018 7:20 am
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An Interview With the Director of the Controversial New Film ‘The Captain’

Robert Schwentke has directed films such as "The Time Traveler's Wife" and "Insurgent." His new film, "The Captain," which he wrote and directed, is based on the...

July 31, 2018 4:55 pm
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Documentary on Jewish Brothers Separated at Birth Is Stranger Than Fiction

It starts out like a scene from "The Twilight Zone." But even Rod Serling would have thought it too unbelievable to write the fascinating and...

July 19, 2018 12:01 pm
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A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater. Now, the National Yiddish Theatre...

July 5, 2018 11:55 am
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Amazing Story of Jewish Baseball Player and Spy Is Only an Average Movie

The story of a Jewish baseball player risking his life to potentially assassinate the Nazis’ top physicist seems tailor-made for a movie. But "The Catcher...

June 25, 2018 8:04 am
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Readers Should Take a Walk on the Wildes Side

When your father is one of the best immigration attorneys on the planet -- and saves John Lennon from getting deported -- there is pressure to follow...

June 3, 2018 9:11 am
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‘Fauda’ Creators Talk BDS, Critics, and Whether There Will Ever Be Peace

When Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff pitched their TV series about an undercover Israeli unit that hunts Palestinians preparing to launch terror attacks, Israel's Keshet...

May 28, 2018 8:06 am
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Jewish Self-Defense Course Gains Steam, Changes Lives

When Ortal Kindell exited her car a block away from her Brooklyn home, she never thought that she’d be fighting for her life. Out of...

May 4, 2018 12:37 pm
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At Tribeca Film Festival, Spielberg Reflects on ‘Schindler’s List’

Shooting "Schindler’s List" took an emotional toll on director Steven Spielberg, but he got by with a little help from a friend. Spielberg told a sold-out crowd...

April 24, 2018 9:28 am
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Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent or grandparent: “So, when are...

March 21, 2018 11:08 am
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‘7 Days in Entebbe’ Is a Film That Can’t Be Rescued

Screenwriter Gregory Burke and director Jose Padilha have done something absolutely astounding with "7 Days in Entebbe": they’ve taken the story of one of the most...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

Trump, Iran’s Rouhani Exchange Threats, Insults on UN’s World S...

US President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani exchanged taunts at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday with...

Israel

Netanyahu Says Israel Will Continue Syria Operations to Prevent Iranian Ent...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that Israel would continue to carry out military operations in Syria, issuing the...

Middle East

Iran Revolutionary Guards Threaten to Avenge Military Parade Attack

Iran's Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to wreak "deadly and unforgettable" vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and...

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