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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...

Features

A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

World

SFSU Not Planning Further Action After Professor Refuses to Remove Declarat...

San Francisco State University will not take further action to remove a post visible on an affiliated social media page that...

Israel

Israeli Knesset’s Approval of ‘Nation-State’ Law Draws Mi...

The Israeli Knesset’s passage on Thursday of controversial legislation known as the “nation-state bill” drew mixed reactions from Jewish groups...

Middle East

Pro-Assad Villages Evacuated in Deal With Syrian Insurgents

Two pro-government villages in northwestern Syria were evacuated on Thursday, state television reported, in an agreement between the Damascus government and insurgents who had laid siege to them for several...

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