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Jeffrey Herf is Distinguished University Professor of Modern European History in the Department of History at the University of Maryland in College Park. His recent publications include Undeclared Wars with Israel: East Germany and the West German Far Left, 1967-1989 (Cambridge University Press, 2016) and Antisemitism Before and Since the Holocaust (Palgrave-Macimilan, 2017).

ARTICLES BY: Jeffrey Herf


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How BDS Was Defeated at the University of Maryland

On Wednesday, November 15, the Student Government Association (SGA) of the University of Maryland, College Park, decided not to support a resolution that accused Israel of various...

Culture

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Supermodel Karlie Kloss Confirms She Converted to Judaism Before Marrying Joshua Kushner

Supermodel Karlie Kloss confirmed for the first time publicly that she...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

World

University of Cape Town to Hold Final Vote on Academic Boycott of Israel La...

The University of Cape Town, the top-ranking academic institution in Africa, is set to consider enforcing an academic boycott against...

Israel

Israel Says UN Gaza War Crimes Report Biased Against It

Israel said on Thursday a UN report critical of its use of lethal force during Palestinian protests on the Gaza border was biased and should have included a demand that the...

Middle East

US-Backed Syrian Force Still Battling Islamic State

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) battled Islamic State militants holed up in the Baghouz area overnight, supported by US-led coalition air strikes, the SDF said, seeking to defeat the last...

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