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H.V. Savitch is a Global Fellow at the Wilson Center (Washington DC) and Emeritus Brown and Williamson Distinguished Professor at the University of Louisville. He is a former Lady David Fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a researcher at the Floershiemer Policy Institute in Israel.

ARTICLES BY: H.V. Savitch


September 18, 2018 7:13 am
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Antisemitism’s Implausible Denial

It was an awkward moment on BBC television. An articulate, well-educated Jewish couple, Mark Lewis and Mandy Blumenthal, told viewers that antisemitism has become so...

April 11, 2018 9:55 am
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Bashing Israel from the Professor’s Perch

In recent years, all too many university faculty members have taken a sharp detour on Israel. Professors at institutions like Columbia, NYU, Hunter College, and Brooklyn...

Culture

Baseball Icon Dykstra Takes on a New Hobby: Torah Study

JNS.org - As part of bettering his life since serving six months of a three-year sentence behind bars for grand...

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

Wake Forest University Students Adopt Antisemitism Definition, Denounce Den...

Jewish and Zionist groups at Wake Forest University in North Carolina applauded their student government this week, after it endorsed...

Israel

Senators Push for US Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

A resolution was introduced in the Senate on Tuesday calling for US recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The non-binding bill was authored by Republicans Ted Cruz of Texas...

Middle East

Erdogan Says Trump Positive on Turkish Military Plan to Push East in Syria

Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, touting support from US President Donald Trump even though the Pentagon...

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