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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...

Culture

Richard Gere to Star in Apple Adaptation of Israeli Series ‘Nevelot’

Apple is negotiating for the rights to adapt an Israeli television series that...

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Hezbollah Threat to Western Hemisphere as ‘Dangerous’ as ISIS, ...

A top US State Department official on Tuesday warned officials from twelve key nations in the Western Hemisphere that Hezbollah...

Israel

US-Israeli Software Firm Quali Raises $22.5 million in VC-Backed Funding Ro...

US-Israeli software firm Quali said on Tuesday it raised $22.5 million in a private funding round led by Jerusalem Venture...

Middle East

Tourism in Bethlehem Booming as Christmas Nears

Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism...

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