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Fred Baumann teaches Political Science at Kenyon College.

ARTICLES BY: Fred Baumann


May 12, 2017 1:18 pm
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SJP’s Blunder Exposes Its Antisemitism

I recall reading a snappy exchange in Auntie Mame, where Mame says “‘Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.’...

January 1, 2017 7:56 am
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Resolution 2334 And The Feral Pack

Most of the commentary from those rightly horrified by the American abstention on Security Council Resolution 2334 has focused either on the perfidy of the...

November 25, 2016 2:45 am
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Political Theater: Not Good for the Jews

It is a gloomy and perhaps futile business to explore in depth the causes for the inexplicable free ride that Israel-haters get on campuses. But recent...

October 14, 2016 7:03 am
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Red, Green and Brown: Communists, Islamists, Nazis — and Jews

A recent letter published in The New York Times by a certain Naomi Dann, who represents Jewish Voice for Peace and who claims to speak...

September 11, 2016 4:38 am
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The Cowardice of Decent Professors

Pro-Israel bloggers like William Jacobson and Caroline Glick have brought much attention to a fiasco at Syracuse University first reported by The Atlantic. The invitation...

August 8, 2016 7:24 am
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BDS = ‘Don’t Buy From Jews’

A paper in Santa Monica, California published a piece of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) propaganda by someone called Kelley Hayes-Riatt. There was nothing remarkable...

July 1, 2016 2:33 am
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The Conditioned Reflex

For those of us watching the rising tide of antisemitism, a tide which is slowly seeping in even over American shores, the problem of how...

June 1, 2016 6:16 am
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Intellectual Antisemites and the Left

The great 20th century German philosopher Martin Heidegger’s antisemitism is an old problem. The 2014 publication of his private Black Notebooks re-awoke it. In them...

Features

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...

Israel

Path to Israeli Unity Government May Be Opening, With Gantz Indicating a Wi...

Despite the current impasse in the Israeli coalition talks, signs emerged on Wednesday that a path to a unity government...

Middle East

‘Entry of Radical Islamist Forces Into Northern Syria is Disturbing,’ E...

JNS.org - Israel has been closely monitoring Turkey’s brutal offensive against the Kurds in northeast Syria in recent days. Israeli Prime...

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