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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

Jewish Celebrities Share Passover Photos on Social Media

A number of Jewish celebrities took to social media over the weekend to share pictures from their Passover Seders and...

Irish Pro-Israel Groups Condemn BDS Boycott of Eurovision Song Contest

JNS.org - Several top Irish pro-Israel groups and leaders have signed an open letter...

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in California...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

DePaul University Professor Attracts Criticism Over Op-Ed Encouraging Israe...

A professor of ethics and philosophy at DePaul University in Chicago is facing criticism for supporting Israeli annexation of the...

Israel

Netanyahu Bodyguard Seen Carrying State-of-the-Art Chinese Anti-Drone Rifle

One of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's bodyguards was seen on video Tuesday carrying an unusual weapon later identified as an anti-drone rifle. The video, published by Hebrew news site Mako,...

Middle East

Iran Lawmakers Authorize Firm Action Against US ‘Terrorist’ Act...

Iran's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday requiring the government take firm steps to respond to "terrorist actions" by US...

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