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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

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Kansas Treasurer Introduces Bill Permitting the State to Invest in Israel B...

JNS.org - Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner has introduced a bill that would allow Kansas to invest in Israel Bonds. “This legislation is...

Israel

Moshe Feiglin Says Zehut Will Be ‘Surprise’ Party in Israel’s Upcomin...

JNS.org - Zehut leader Moshe Feiglin believes that his party will be the dark horse, or the “surprise,” of the upcoming...

Middle East

Islamic State on Brink of Defeat in Syria Enclave

Remaining civilians are expected to be evacuated from Islamic State's final enclave in eastern Syria on Thursday, US-backed forces said, clearing the way for them to wipe out the last...

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