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Don Seeman is Associate Professor in the Department of Religion and the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies at Emory University. He is the author of One People, One Blood: Ethiopian-Israelis and the Return to Judaism(Rutgers University Press, 2009) and has published widely in Jewish thought and the anthropology of religion.

ARTICLES BY: Don Seeman


May 3, 2011 9:53 am
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There are no more “Risks for Peace” and we all had better get used to it

It is time for everyone to grow up and recognize that the favorite slogan of would-be peacemakers in the Middle East—"Israel must take risks for...

April 17, 2011 9:08 pm
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This Year we are Free

Last Thursday night Avi married Tamar in Petach Tikvah (an Israeli city whose name means "opening towards hope"). It was a glorious wedding. I have...

March 31, 2011 6:31 pm
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From Napoleon to Mubarak: Jews and Revolution

Jews with  a strong historical sense may be excused for their uncertainty about how to respond to the revolutions and armed conflicts currently rocking the...

Culture

Comedian Chelsea Handler Talks About Embracing Jewish Faith When Growing Up

Comedian Chelsea Handler opened up recently about discovering her mother was not Jewish...

New Film Explores the ‘Virus’ of Global Antisemitism

Why has the virus of antisemitism endured so long and spread so far? "It is because of its power to...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

World

Frankfurt Mayor Warns of ‘Growing’ Antisemitism in Germany

"Antisemitism and hatred of Jews is growing” in Germany, the mayor of Frankfurt warned on Wednesday. Speaking in Tel Aviv at Muni Expo 2020, Mayor Uwe Becker posited, “What increases antisemitism...

Israel

Netanyahu Rival Gantz Dismisses Israeli PM’s Debate Challenge as R...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s chief political rival, former IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, said on Wednesday that he...

Middle East

Iran Won’t Hand Over ‘Damaged’ Black Box of Ukraine Plane...

The black box of a Ukrainian passenger plane accidentally shot down over Iran last month is damaged but Iran will...

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