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Rabbi Jeremy Rosen received his rabbinic ordination from Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem. He also studied philosophy as an undergraduate at Cambridge University, and went on to earn his PhD in philosophy. He has worked in the rabbinate, Jewish education, and academia for more than forty years, in Europe and the US. He currently lives in the USA, where he writes, teaches, lectures, and serves as rabbi of a small community in New York.

ARTICLES BY: Jeremy Rosen


September 15, 2017 11:14 am
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Intersectionality: The New False God

When young people arrive at college today, they are likely to be confronted by a new, dogmatic orthodoxy. It has nothing to do with religion, but...

September 11, 2017 11:10 am
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The High Holidays: A Time to Reflect

The month before the Days of Awe is the time to start thinking about our souls, rather than our politics. In the West, we have been...

September 3, 2017 11:14 am
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Art and Political Discourse

I am a member of the New York Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and I have always believed that public art galleries and museums should be neutral...

August 20, 2017 8:12 pm
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Judaism and the Solar Eclipse

There will be a solar eclipse on August 21, which will be visible across parts of the United States for the first time since 1918. Solar...

August 13, 2017 12:19 pm
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Embarrassed to Be Israeli or Jewish?

This week, I met someone who had just returned from a trip to the Greek islands. He told me that he kept meeting Israelis who confided that...

August 9, 2017 11:08 am
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Charlie Gard and Life

You may have read about the battle in London over the final days of a baby named Charlie Gard. He was born with a form of...

July 28, 2017 1:17 pm
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Fasting on the Ninth of Av

The fast of the Ninth of Av falls this coming Monday and Tuesday. All other so-called “minor fasts” in Judaism run from dawn to dusk -- like Ramadan, which...

July 14, 2017 10:37 am
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Albert Einstein, Fritz Haber and Jewish Assimilation

I went to a very good Jewish school in England -- Carmel College -- which was known for its study of the sciences. In those days, they were...

July 7, 2017 12:39 pm
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What Are Haredi Jews Doing to the Jewish Community?

I do not want to come across as a rabbi-basher, or an opponent of Haredi Judaism. Much like other things, there are parts that I...

June 23, 2017 1:52 pm
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Why I Love Elijah

Elijah the Tishbite (Eliyahu in Hebrew) is one of the most important and most complex characters in biblical and Jewish lore. One might even say he...

June 19, 2017 12:52 pm
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The Need for Tolerance in Judaism

I am returning to last week’s subject of homosexuality in Judaism and the personal attacks on Rabbi Joseph Dweck, because the ramifications are still very...

June 12, 2017 10:26 am
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Rabbi Dweck, Judaism and Homosexuality

I have never had the pleasure of meeting Rabbi Joseph Dweck in person. But I have been in touch with him online and electronically. I...

May 26, 2017 11:17 am
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The Meaning of Shavuot in Modern Times

I often hear people say pejoratively that our festivals and laws are based on earlier, primitive systems and are therefore somehow inauthentic. That may be, but...

May 19, 2017 2:39 pm
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Responding to the European Crusade Against Jewish Ritual

It comes as no surprise to me that more European countries are trying to make life difficult for Jews in various ways. But, how should...

Culture

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Israeli Movie ‘Foxtrot’ Wins Second Place Prize at Venice Film Festival

JNS.org - The Israeli film “Foxtrot” won the second-place Grand Jury Prize at the...

Features

Iran Dramatically Increases Funding to Hezbollah in Wake of Nuclear Deal

Iran has drastically increased financial support for its Lebanese-based terrorist proxy Hezbollah since the Iran...

Group Offers US Business Students Real-Life Opportunities With Israeli Companies

JNS.org - Some 175 college students with the TAMID Group recently attended the organization’s...

Israel’s Efforts to Engage Arab World Achieve Results

JNS.org - Galvanized by the common threats of Iran and Islamic extremism, Israel and Sunni Arab states have seen an unexpected warming of relations in...

World

At UN, Netanyahu Declares a Belligerent Iran ‘Has No Fiercer Enemy Th...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu devoted much of his address to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday afternoon to a...

Israel

Israel’s Southern Wall Proves 100 Percent Effective in Preventing Infiltr...

JNS.org - Not a single infiltration from the Sinai Peninsula into Israel was recorded over the past 12 months, Israel’s Population...

Middle East

Egypt Expert: Public Netanyahu-Sisi Meeting Likely Meant to Signal a Furthe...

Monday’s public sit-down in New York City between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was...

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