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David Harris is executive director of the American Jewish Committee (AJC)

ARTICLES BY: David Harris


December 3, 2018 1:46 pm
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When Will Europe Get Serious About Antisemitism?

The new CNN survey of attitudes towards Jews in seven countries -- Austria, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Poland, and Sweden -- raises profound concerns....

October 30, 2018 1:02 pm
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After Pittsburgh, We Need a Coalition of Conscience

  We knew antisemitism was out there. We knew it was growing. More and more people felt uninhibited in expressing their hatred and bigotry. Deadly attacks against...

September 26, 2018 11:17 am
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Saving the Transatlantic Partnership in the Age of Trump

These days, I consider myself an endangered species. I am a committed transatlanticist. Until just a few years back, that was rather unexceptional. But no...

August 31, 2018 1:27 pm
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Why Are Palestinian Refugees Different From All Other Refugees?

Why indeed? News reports suggest that the US administration is considering a historic decision to redefine who is and is not a Palestinian “refugee.” I hope...

July 31, 2018 5:16 pm
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Without America, I Wouldn’t Be Here

For my family, America meant, quite literally, rescue, salvation, and rebirth. Nothing less. In our case, we don’t have to go back several generations or multiple...

July 26, 2018 1:19 pm
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The Fight for Germany and Europe’s Future

My family has a Ph.D. in the three “I’s” -- immigration, integration, and identity -- not from a university, but from life. My parents were refugees...

July 19, 2018 11:44 am
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The ‘If Only Israel’ Syndrome

The "If Only Israel" (IOI) syndrome is the misguided notion -- peddled in the name of Israel's “best interests” by some in the diplomatic, academic, and...

June 28, 2018 8:46 am
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My Late Father: The Greatest Generation Up Close

Twenty years ago this week, my father passed away. In his declining years, he had few friends and only a tiny family, and since he was...

June 8, 2018 12:46 pm
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A Tragic Anniversary: The End of Jewish Life in Libya

Fifty-one years ago this month, the world was transfixed by the Six Day War raging between Israel and its Arab neighbors. The war was triggered...

June 4, 2018 8:55 am
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Why History Still Matters: The 1967 Six-Day War

Mention history, and it can trigger a roll of the eyes. Add the Middle East to the equation, and folks might start running for the hills,...

May 14, 2018 9:40 am
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May 14, 2018: A Historic Day for Israel

May 14 loomed large in 1948. It was the date, according to the secular calendar, when the modern state of Israel was born. It was a...

April 17, 2018 9:06 am
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Celebrating Israel at 70

Israel celebrates its 70th anniversary this month. Let me put my cards on the table -- I’m not dispassionate when it comes to Israel. For centuries, Jews...

April 11, 2018 3:26 pm
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Israel Versus Hamas: The Case for Moral Clarity

Two centuries ago, the great German poet Goethe said: “The hardest thing to see is what is in front of your eyes.” It’s as true today...

February 5, 2018 10:34 am
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Polish-Jewish Relations: A Case Study in What Can Go Wrong

One day, I fear that what is currently happening in Polish-Israeli and Polish-Jewish relations will become a case study for how an outwardly strong partnership can unravel...

Culture

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in...

Jewish Professor and Poet Discusses His New Book of Poetry

Baruch November is a professor of English at Touro College in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in The Forward, The...

‘Today’ Show Anchor Savannah Guthrie Takes Helicopter Tour of ‘Magical’ Israel

"Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie recently took a helicopter tour...

Features

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...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

US Carves out Exceptions for Foreigners Dealing With IRGC

The United States has largely carved out exceptions so that foreign governments, firms, and NGOs do not automatically face US sanctions for dealing with Iran's Revolutionary Guards after the group's...

Israel

Netanyahu in Passover Greeting: Story of the Jewish People ‘Has No Pa...

Newly re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a Passover greeting in a video published on social media on Friday,...

Middle East

Khamenei Names New Chief for Iran’s Revolutionary Guards

Iran's top authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has replaced the head of the influential Revolutionary Guards Corps, state TV reported on Sunday, days after the United States designated the...

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