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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


May 11, 2017 12:18 pm
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Survivor of Six Nazi Death Camps Tells His Story

At the age of 14, Moshe Avital stood before Dr. Josef Mengele at Auschwitz. Mengele sent Avital’s father to the left, which meant death, and...

April 20, 2017 5:43 pm
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Richard Gere Plays a ‘Macher’ in New Film

In the movie Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer, Richard Gere doesn’t fall in love with any pretty women. But he...

March 22, 2017 6:53 am
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Israeli Star of Netflix Terrorist Drama to Appear at New York Synagogue

Lior Raz stars as Doron in "Fauda," and is also the creator of the groundbreaking Israeli show, which won the Ophir (Israeli Oscar) for Best Drama Series...

March 8, 2017 8:00 am
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Using Humor to Expose Hatred

Tuvia Tenenbom's fantastic new book, The Lies They Tell, uses humor as a weapon to expose hatred. The playwright, who runs the Jewish Theater of New York...

February 20, 2017 7:29 am
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Iddo Netanyahu Remembers the Entebbe Raid

One of the most daring rescue operations in military history was saved by a faulty pickup truck. That's what Dr. Iddo Netanyahu told a crowd of more...

February 7, 2017 9:02 am
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Actor Has Breakthrough Playing Boston Marathon Terrorist

How do you get into the mind of a madman? That’s what Themo Melikidze wondered when he was cast as terrorist Tamerlan Tsarnaev in the film...

January 26, 2017 7:59 am
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This Book on Jewish Boxers Is a Knockout

One Jewish boxer killed another man in the ring. The other killed 22 Japanese men on the battlefield in World War II. One seemed to be addicted...

January 24, 2017 7:36 am
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Brother of Slain Civil Rights Worker Warns Against Racism

On a scale of 1 to 10, how is America doing when it comes to race relations? Only a 4, according to Stephen Schwerner, who recently spoke with Rabbi...

January 18, 2017 5:06 am
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Why ‘Fauda’ Is One of the Best TV Shows You’ll Ever See

A show about terrorism should be explosive. Too often, stereotypical characters, cardboard dialogue and absurd plot twists turn what should be spine-tingling television into a yawn-fest. But...

January 11, 2017 5:33 am
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Israeli Artist Sings Marley and Talks Godly

Contestants on singing competitions can expect judges to criticize their voices -- not their choice of religious observance. Unless, of course, you live in Israel. After Avi...

January 6, 2017 2:47 am
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Sex-Ed in the Synagogue

Sex can be a difficult subject to talk about in any venue. In a synagogue, it can be especially awkward. But that wasn’t the case...

November 8, 2016 1:45 am
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Jewish Millennials Hear Last-Minute Appeals for Clinton and Trump

Should Jews vote for the presidential candidate who is cheered by neo-Nazis -- or for the other, who supported the Iran nuclear deal? At the Manhattan Jewish Experience on West...

August 9, 2016 6:06 am
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‘Indignation’ Has Fight, But Needs More Fury (REVIEW)

Two of the most important things for a young man are to gain independence and find love. In “Indignation,” a film based on the book...

July 28, 2016 4:47 am
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Judeo-Flamenco Group Brings Unique Music to New York City

Most men go into a bar to find a drink or a date. Alty Weinreb walked into a bar in Soho and found a band....

Features

Why Aren’t Muslim Countries Helping the Palestinians?

JNS.org - Why aren’t Muslim countries leading givers to the Palestinian cause? That question has renewed relevance after a United Nations agency’s...

Democrats, Jewish Groups and Trump Protest Palestinian Terror Payments

JNS.org - Prominent Democrats and major US Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump and...

Israel’s First-Ever Malt Whisky to Go on Sale in June

JNS.org - The Tel Aviv-based Milk & Honey Distillery (M&H) recently unveiled its first-ever malt whisky on World Whisky Day (May...

World

Palestinian Officials Are Frustrated With Trump’s Pro-Israel Positions, D...

Palestinian officials are frustrated with President Donald Trump’s pro-Israel positions, the Hebrew news site nrg reported on Sunday, citing a...

Middle East

Palestinian Security Prisoners’ Hunger Strike Ends After 40 Days, on Eve ...

JNS.org - A 40-day hunger strike initiated by Palestinian terrorists and security prisoners in Israeli jails ended Friday night, following an...

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