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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


November 17, 2017 12:39 pm
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Remembering My Brother, Mickey

This week is the secular date of my younger brother’s death. Sibling rivalry goes all the way back to Cain and Abel. As a two-year-old, I...

November 10, 2017 3:35 pm
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Italian Talmud

The Talmud is the most defining text of Judaism as it is today -- in a way, even more so than the Bible, even though...

November 5, 2017 12:29 pm
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From Martin Luther to Alfred Balfour

Many Christians celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Reformation on October 31. In 1517, the Augustinian monk Martin Luther (1483-1546) posted his 95 theses in opposition to...

October 24, 2017 11:01 am
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The Similar Stories of Eve and Cain

We have started the annual cycle of reading the Torah. Every year, I come to a familiar, beloved text, and invariably see something new. The Bible...

October 18, 2017 11:21 am
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Hannah Arendt Was Wrong — but Also Right

Hannah Arendt (1906–1975), the German-born American political theorist, was a regarded as a major influential thinker. In her day, she was the symbol of liberal intellectuality, and lionized...

September 29, 2017 11:09 am
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This Yom Kippur, Ask ‘Who Am I?’

Our task on Yom Kippur is to spend time thinking about where we stand in this world: Who are we? What are we? Every year,...

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...

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry

JNS.org - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...

World

Looking to Increase Israeli Ventures, India Bids for Offshore Exploration R...

JNS.org - A consortium of Indian companies has applied for an Israeli Energy Ministry tender for offshore exploration licenses, signaling another...

Israel

Sunni Arab States Will Abandon Israel as US Abandoned the Kurds, Leading Is...

One of Israel's leading national security analysts has urged caution in assessing a potential alliance between the Jewish state and...

Middle East

At Least 235 Killed, 109 Injured in Deadly Egypt Mosque Attack

At least 184 people were killed and 125 injured when gunmen armed with explosives attacked a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, according to officials quoted by the state...

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