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Andrew Pessin ( 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

A New Israel Divide: One Family vs. A School and a Jewish Community (PART TWO) - (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

A New Israel Divide: One Family vs. a School and a Jewish Community (PART ONE) - (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

Ban Ki-Moon and Israel: When Being Fair-Minded Goes Wrong - 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

For Pro-Israel Advocates, It’s Time to Start Playing Offense - 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,”...


Rep. Ilhan Omar Expelled from House Foreign Affairs Committee, Ocasio-Corte...

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) was expelled from the House Foreign Affairs Committee Thursday in a 218-211 party line vote, booting...


Chad to Open Embassy in Israel Five Years After Renewing Ties

Chadian President Mahamat Deby said he would inaugurate an embassy in Israel on Thursday that would build on bilateral relations that were established five years ago. Deby announced the plan on Wednesday as he began a visit to Israel....

Middle East

Two Armed Men Cross From Syria Into Israeli Territory, IDF Troops Open Fire

Two armed men were spotted crossing from Syria into Israel on Sunday morning, in the southern Golan Heights, the Israeli military said. Israeli soldiers opened fire after arriving on the scene,...

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