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Ben Ratskoff is a doctoral student at the University of California-Los Angeles where he researches histories and cultures of racism and antisemitism.

ARTICLES BY: Ben Ratskoff


January 3, 2017 7:22 am
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The Jewish Right Is Hijacking the Pro-Israel Discussion

The responses from most American Jewish organizations and media outlets after the United States’ abstention from the UN Security Council vote, and then Secretary of State John...

November 22, 2016 5:39 am
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The Dangers of the Alt-Right, Steve Bannon and Donald Trump

There seems to be confusion and misunderstanding about what the "alt-right" is, and why some of us oppose it. Frankly, it is quite demoralizing that it...

November 20, 2016 8:34 am
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The Jewish Community’s Shameful Silence on Donald Trump

Last Sunday, President-elect Donald Trump appointed Stephen Bannon as chief strategist in the White House. We  --  as Jews  --  have a profound and existential responsibility to understand carefully what...

Culture

Remembering a Military Photographer — and a Forgotten Israeli Hero

JNS.org - On Israel’s Memorial Day earlier this month, the family and friends...

Now Museum Pieces, Yiddish Typewriters Tell the Story of a Once-Vibrant Culture

Not long after the first models appeared on the market in the 1870s, the typewriter...

Features

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Israel

Aid Pours In to Central Israeli Town Devastated by Wildfires

JNS.org – As wildfires destroyed most of the 50 or so homes in the town of Mevo Modi’im in central Israel on Thursday, Israelis from all around the country and Jewish organizations...

Middle East

Palestinians Reject Invitation to Economic Workshop in Bahrain Related to P...

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority officially rejected an invitation by the United States on Wednesday to attend an economic workshop...

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