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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


June 18, 2018 4:07 pm
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Iraqi Parliamentarian, Friend of US and Israel, Calls for ‘Mideast Summit’ as Islamists Burn Ballots in Baghdad

Last week, as Islamists burned ballot boxes in Baghdad, Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi -- whose unconventional career in Parliament has included championing normalized relations between his country...

May 16, 2016 6:36 am
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As Megyn Kelly Interview Looms, Trump Desperately Needs Support of Women

Whether they love him or hate him, most Americans who watched the first Republican debate last summer remember Donald Trump’s fight with Fox News’ Megyn Kelly. After...

April 5, 2016 7:20 am
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Donald Trump’s Female Trouble

In Tuesday’s Wisconsin primary and beyond, expect Donald Trump to have big trouble. Female trouble. Midway through the primary season, Trump's difficulty attracting female support is well acknowledged. But while...

March 22, 2016 6:28 pm
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Trump Defies Expectations at AIPAC

Defying dire predictions of booing, walkouts and even demonstrations, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump continued to surpass expectations by receiving multiple standing ovations Monday evening in...

March 3, 2016 7:33 am
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Marco Takes Minnesota and Finally Confronts a Dangerous Donald Trump

Marco Rubio won the Minnesota Republican caucus on Tuesday -- his first win in a bruising evening and primary season. For the past several days, Rubio has taken...

February 26, 2016 12:55 pm
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Rubio Comes Out Swinging

US Senator Marco Rubio was cool as a cucumber, appropriately aggressive, and sharp as a tack in Thursday's Republican presidential debate. In his spontaneous responses to moderators'...

February 5, 2016 6:00 am
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Why Rubio Is the Smart Choice for Pragmatic (and Conservative) Republicans

Florida Senator Marco Rubio surpassed expectations on Monday night with a third place finish -- just one point behind bombastic billionaire Donald Trump and only five points behind Senator...

January 25, 2016 6:47 am
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The Scrap Goes On

A screenwriter would be hard pressed to create a more entertaining cast of characters than those who starred in last Thursday evening’s Republican presidential candidates’...

February 5, 2013 1:23 am
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Goodbye for the Present

My mother is fond of saying that with one body, you can't be everywhere. And although in today's cyber-reality, as a writer you pretty much...

February 3, 2013 12:59 pm
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Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Says Obama to Meet With Ahmadinejad

Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al Alusi contacted me by phone last week to report that, according to "good sources," U.S. President Barack Obama is expected...

January 27, 2013 7:58 pm
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Iraqi Ally of Israel on Hagel, “This is Not a Minister of Defense, But a Minister of Chaos” (INTERVIEW)

On Friday I spoke with former Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al Alusi, who has championed counter-terrorism cooperation and normalized relations between Iraq and Israel. This Arab...

December 23, 2012 1:43 pm
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After Sandy Hook: Are Principles More Important Than Children?

On Friday, National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre called for a national effort to place armed security guards in every U.S. school, and offered...

November 8, 2012 5:44 pm
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Mr. Romney, You did us Proud

By now the dust has settled on the Presidential election of 2012. I am left feeling like someone who has witnessed a young person...

November 5, 2012 11:10 am
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Why Obama’s a Bad Bet for Israel

Recently, several Jewish-Americans who know I write about politics have confided that they are either planning to vote for Mitt Romney, or they...

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

Trump Ex-Lawyer Cohen Given Three Years in Prison, Blames ‘Blind Loya...

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for crimes including orchestrating hush payments...

Israel

Baby of Israeli Mother Wounded in Palestinian Shooting Attack Dies, Hundred...

An Israeli baby boy who was delivered early after his mother was seriously wounded in a Palestinian drive-by shooting attack...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Seeks New Political Bloc in Strategic Red Sea Region

Saudi Arabia is seeking an alliance with six countries bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, a strategic area vital to global shipping and increasingly an arena of...

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