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Jay Bergman is professor of history at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain CT. He received his B.A. in history with honors, magna cum laude, from Brandeis University in 1970, and his M.A. (1972) and M. Phil. (1973) from Yale University. He completed his Ph.D. in Russian history at Yale in 1977. He is the author, most recently, of Meeting the Demands of Reason: The Life and Thought of Andrei Sakharov, which was published by Cornell University Press in 2009 and was named an alternate selection of the History Book Club. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Scholars and president of its Connecticut Affiliate. In 2009 he was named a member of the Connecticut Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, serving a term of two years.

ARTICLES BY: Jay Bergman


August 6, 2015 12:05 pm
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Don’t Believe Obama’s Distortion of History on Iran Nuclear Deal

At his press conference on July 14 defending the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreement [JCPOA] with Iran, President Obama made the obvious and indisputable...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Features

Knesset Caucus Celebrates ‘Faith-Based Diplomacy’ to Honor Christian Allies

JNS.org - Members of the Knesset celebrated the role of “faith-based diplomacy” in President...

Ebay: Israelis Are World’s Second-Largest Online Shoppers

JNS.org - Israel was the world’s second-largest online commerce consumer per capita in 2017 -- second only to China -- according to e-commerce giant eBay. Israelis bought products...

World

British Labour Activist Who Called Jews ‘Zios’ Expelled From Party, Jew...

Jewish groups in Britain are hailing the Labour Party’s expulsion of a virulent anti-Israel activist, but warned that further steps...

Israel

Israeli Political Leader Lapid on Polish Holocaust Law: ‘On the Verge...

Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid continued his war of words with the Polish government on Monday, comparing a new Polish...

Middle East

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah Threatens Israeli Gas and Oil Rigs: We Are Capable ...

JNS.org - Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah said in a televised speech on Feb. 16 that “if the Lebanese Higher Defense Council makes an...

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