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Heather Robinson, Algemeiner editor-at-large, has contributed to The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Post, The American Spectator, The Washington Examiner, The Jerusalem Post, and others. She is a columnist for Jewishworldreview.com, and blogs regularly for The Huffington Post and politicalmavens.com. As a former senior writer for the New York Daily News' "Big Town, Big Dreams" section, she profiled immigrants making charitable or humanitarian contributions in New York City. A radio and television commentator, she has appeared on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" and FOX News's "Geraldo at Large." She specializes in writing about Israel and human rights in the middle east, as well as dissidents in the Arab world, and blogs regularly at her own web site, www.heatherrobinson.net.

ARTICLES BY: Heather Robinson / JNS.org

February 5, 2021 11:32 am

Mayim Bialik Offers Some Much-Needed Laughs During a Not-So-Funny Time

JNS.org – From her role as the little girl with the big voice in the hit 1988 film “Beaches” to her star turns on TV...

December 21, 2020 5:59 am

Rabbis and Jewish Ethicists Encourage COVID-19 Vaccine Use

JNS.org - As the US government launched the largest vaccine distribution program in the country’s history, rabbis and Jewish ethicists were united in support of...

December 18, 2020 10:16 am

Rabbis and Jewish Ethicists Hail Vaccine for COVID-19, Encourage Its Use

JNS.org - This week, as the US government launched the largest vaccine distribution program in the country’s history, rabbis and Jewish ethicists were united in...

November 11, 2020 6:33 am

Jewish Veterans Face Aging and COVID as They Faced Wartime

JNS.org - When they were young, some stormed the beaches, taking the fight to the enemy; some liberated Nazi concentration camps in Western Europe and forever...

October 25, 2020 12:54 am

Honoring the Two-Year Anniversary of the Tree of Life Shooting by Strengthening Communal Bridges

JNS.org - Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, the religious leader of the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha synagogue, and several other survivors of the mass shooting that cut...

October 7, 2020 5:26 am

A Survivor’s Reflection on the Second Anniversary of the Tree of Life Shooting

JNS.org - Judah Samet has been on the front lines of history more than once. A survivor of Bergen-Belsen and a former Israeli paratrooper, the...

August 23, 2020 4:56 am

As We Search for a COVID Vaccine, Remembering Past National Unity and the Legacy of Jonas Salk

JNS.org - Each year in the 1940s and ’50s, more than 15,000 Americans were paralyzed by polio and thousands died. The disease reached its peak...

July 14, 2020 3:49 am

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of losses, particularly early on when...

June 19, 2020 1:06 pm

Battling Illness, Journalist Forges Ahead With Musical Tribute to Jewish Moms

JNS.org - Sometimes, even the most adult person just wishes their mom could make it stop hurting. And the desire to honor his late mother has...

May 27, 2020 7:36 am

One New York Family’s Story of Surviving Coronavirus

JNS.org - For Sarit Haviv, 53, of Mill Basin in Brooklyn, New York, the toughest part of having COVID-19 was seeing her beloved husband of...

April 23, 2020 7:17 am

A Holocaust Story of Leadership, Resilience and Survival

JNS.org - Mira Rosenblatt will never forget August 12, 1942. On that day, the teenager was among the 30,000 Jews living in the Sosnowiec Ghetto...

March 3, 2020 7:19 pm

Sanders’s Snub of AIPAC, Slam of Israel’s Premier an Outrage for Many Conference Attendees

JNS.org - The general consensus at this year’s annual policy conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) was that Democratic frontrunner Sen. Bernie...

January 10, 2020 10:24 am

Former Baghdad Parliamentarian Says Most Iraqis Support Soleimani Killing

JNS.org - Mithal al-Alusi, a former Iraqi parliamentarian, said in a phone interview this week that he supports Donald Trump’s decision to assassinate Qassem Soleimani,...

January 1, 2020 12:54 pm

After Monsey, It’s Time to Say Jewish Lives Also Matter

JNS.org - A horrific attack on the Jewish community in Monsey, NY took place on Saturday, the seventh night of Hanukkah, when a machete-wielding assailant...


You Tube Pulls Antisemitic Polish Channel Following Protests

Social media giant YouTube has pulled the shutters on a far right Polish channel that regularly posted content attacking Jews, Ukrainian refugees and the LGBTQ+ community. The "Media Narodowe" ("National Media")...


Iran Unveils Underground Air Force Base

i24 News - The Eagle 44 air base has facilities such as command posts, fighter maintenance hangars, aircraft maintenance centers, navigation and airport equipment Iran unveiled its underground air force base...

Middle East

Turkish Leader Declares State of Emergency as Turkey-Syria Quake Death Toll...

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in 10 provinces devastated by two earthquakes that killed more than 5,100 people and left a...


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