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Andrew Pessin (www.andrewpessin.com) is a professor of philosophy at Connecticut College and the author of numerous philosophy books for the general reader, as well as two novels.

ARTICLES BY: Andrew Pessin


February 24, 2016 5:10 am
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A New Israel Divide: One Family vs. A School and a Jewish Community (PART TWO)

JNS.org - (Part 2 of a two-part series. Read Part 1 here.) In the first part of this series, we described the developing legal drama between the Rachmuth family and...

February 23, 2016 11:30 am
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A New Israel Divide: One Family vs. a School and a Jewish Community (PART ONE)

JNS.org - (Part 1 of a two-part series) Ask two Jews, you get three opinions — or is it four? We’re a people so fractious that we...

January 31, 2016 7:37 am
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Ban Ki-Moon and Israel: When Being Fair-Minded Goes Wrong

JNS.org - There are too many recent examples to work with. The hacking to death of rabbis at prayer. The Charlie Hebdo, Hyper Cacher, and November 2015 Paris massacres....

June 17, 2015 11:21 am
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For Pro-Israel Advocates, It’s Time to Start Playing Offense

JNS.org - Victories aren’t usually depressing, but recent headlines about Israel include those such as: “Israel Left Off U.N. List of Parties That Kill, Injure Kids,”...

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

University of Michigan Regent Denounces Professor’s ‘Antisemiti...

The president of the University of Michigan pledged on Thursday to take "appropriate steps" to address a professor's refusal to help...

Israel

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Fun...

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a...

Middle East

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Fun...

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a...

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