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Edward Alexander is Prof. Emeritus in the Department of English at the University of Washington,his most recent book is The State of the Jews: A Critical Appraisal (Transaction, 2012).

ARTICLES BY: Edward Alexander


April 17, 2016 12:26 pm
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Bernie Sanders Versus the Tenth Commandment

Bernie Sanders, with the regularity of a steam engine, has pounded away for months at the injustice, the wickedness, even the racism of “income inequality.”...

February 16, 2016 1:22 pm
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Bernie Sanders: Socialist, Progressive, Jew

In the course of his mercurial rise to national prominence, Senator Bernard Sanders has diligently affixed the adjective “democratic” to the “socialism” that is the...

February 14, 2016 3:48 am
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Nothing Abides: Perspectives on the Middle East and Islam (REVIEW)

Nothing Abides: Perspectives on the Middle East and Islam, by Daniel Pipes. Transaction Publishers, 2015. More doggedly than any other expert on Middle East affairs Daniel...

January 22, 2016 5:02 am
3

Jewish Academics Turn Against Hillel

The enemies of Israel neither slumber nor sleep. They include not only the technically competent barbarians of Iran, exuberantly aggressive with the prospect of nuclear...

November 22, 2015 6:16 pm
9

The Campus Uprisings, Israel, and the Downfall of Larry Summers

The Wall Street Journal of November 14-15 carried an astute article by Roger Kimball (editor of the New Criterion) entitled “The Rise of the College...

October 20, 2015 11:29 am
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‘If There is a Third Intifada, We Want to Be the Ones Who Started It’

“If There is a Third Intifada, We Want to Be the Ones Who Started It” --New York Times Magazine Cover Story (Illustrated), March 17, 2013 "The most...

August 20, 2015 2:11 pm
3

A Righteous Gentile Navigates the Sharkpool of Washington’s Middle East Correspondents (REVIEW)

The Tribalist, by Louis Marano, is ostensibly a work of fiction but at its core a kind of love song by a gentile journalist for...

July 22, 2015 5:22 pm
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The Nuclear ‘Deal’ and Obama’s Post-POTUS Future

President Obama’s decision to send the potentially catastrophic “executive agreement” (formerly known to speakers of English as a “treaty”) with Iran for immediate unanimous approval...

June 22, 2015 2:46 pm
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EXCLUSIVE: Jews Against Themselves, by Edward Alexander (EXCERPT)

Jews Against Themselves is about the new forms taken by Jewish apostasy in an age when Jewish existence is threatened more starkly and immediately than at...

March 31, 2015 5:52 pm
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Hillary Clinton and Michael Lerner: A Historical Footnote

The Algemeiner recently reported that "After weeks of escalating criticism of Israel by the Obama Administration, Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State and the...

March 2, 2015 3:50 pm
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John Kerry: A Cossack in a Sukkeh

John Kerry generally enters into diplomacy concerning Israel like a bull in a china shop; or, shall we say, like a Cossack in a sukkeh....

January 29, 2015 9:21 pm
13

Paris, Argentina, Iran: An Opportunity for Obama?

"In the warmest of hearts there's a cold spot for the Jews." Irving Howe wrote these words to me in 1972 in a letter (actually,...

December 3, 2014 11:30 am
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Body and Soul: The State of the Jewish Nation (REVIEW)

At the present historical juncture, when millions of Arabs and hundreds of millions of Muslims awaken each morning thinking of ways to destroy Israel and...

November 2, 2014 1:24 pm
1

A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe (REVIEW)

A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe. Edited by Nina Howe, with a foreword by Morris Dickstein. (New Haven and London: Yale University...

World

Hamas Set to Inaugurate Children’s Park Near Site of Violent Gaza Bor...

The steering committee that leads the weekly riots on the Israel-Gaza border is inaugurating a children’s park near a border...

Israel

Israelis Demonstrate in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv Against Turkish Invasion of ...

An interfaith group of Israeli Jews and Christians gathered in Jerusalem’s Paris Square on Saturday to protest the recently launched...

Middle East

Turkish-Led Forces Advance Into Syrian Border Town, Fighting Rages

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advanced into Ras al Ain in northeast Syria on Saturday, but it was unclear how far, with Turkey saying the town center had been taken and Kurdish-led...

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