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avatar Jerold Auerbach
Jerold S. Auerbach is the author of ten books, including Unequal Justice: Lawyers and Social Change in Modern America (1976), a New York Times Noteworthy Book; Justice Without Law? (1983); Rabbis and Lawyers: The Journey From Torah to Constitution (1990, 2010); Jacob's Voices: Reflections of a Wandering American Jew (1996, 2010); Are We One? Jewish Identity in the United States and Israel (2001); Explorers in Eden: Pueblo Indians and the Promised Land (2006); Hebron Jews: Memory and Conflict in the Land of Israel (2009); Brothers at War: Israel and the Tragedy of the Altalena (2011); and Against the Grain: A Historian's Journey (2012). His articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, Harper's, The New York Times, Jerusalem Post, Forward, The Jewish Press and American Thinker. Auerbach has been a Guggenheim Fellow, Fulbright Lecturer at Tel Aviv University, recipient of two College Teachers Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Law School. He is Professor Emeritus of History at Wellesley College.

ARTICLES BY: Jerold Auerbach


May 21, 2018 7:21 am
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Gaza and the Fallacy of Moral Equivalence

Rarely does the photo, four columns wide, of a dead baby appear on page one of The New York Times as it did on May 17....

May 15, 2018 7:26 am
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Israel’s 70th in The New York Times

Even though I anticipated the answer, I still could not help wondering how The New York Times would respond to the 70th anniversary of Israel’s...

May 14, 2018 9:11 am
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Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons for my bar mitzvah with...

May 3, 2018 1:06 pm
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The Shame of The New York Times

Criticizing Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s “vile words” in his address to the Palestinian National Council, The New York Times' editorial brigade seemed (finally) to have grasped...

April 22, 2018 11:34 am
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The New York Times’ Roger Cohen Laments Israeli Self-Defense

Among the court Jews, Roger Cohen of The New York Times leads the coterie identifiable as “ashamed Jews." He laments Israel’s defense of its borders...

April 9, 2018 3:17 pm
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The Lie of Palestinian ‘Refugees’

As Israel approaches its 70th anniversary of independence, the time has come to finally resolve the Palestinian refugee problem. By that, I mean the real one...

March 23, 2018 4:28 pm
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Passover in Hebron

Immediately after the Six-Day War ended in June 1967, Hanan Porat -- a child survivor of the Arab destruction of Gush Etzion and massacre of more...

January 21, 2018 9:15 pm
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Roger Cohen’s Shame

A distinguishing trait of New York Times columnist Roger Cohen, as it was for his predecessor Anthony Lewis, is Jewish shame. Lewis frequently lamented that...

January 10, 2018 12:18 pm
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Goldberg Variations

The New York Times is known, among other things, for promoting its own lavishly sponsored "Journeys" with full-page advertisements. For $6,995 and up it offers...

January 5, 2018 9:39 am
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Palestinian ‘Refugees’

It has been suggested that counters don’t think and it is thinkers who really count. Nowhere is this mantra more applicable than to the perennial...

October 20, 2017 11:46 am
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Why Are Hebron Apartments a Big Deal to the New York Times?

In a six-column article, The New York Times (on Oct. 17) reported on Israeli plans to implement “a significant expansion” of settlements in the “occupied West...

October 10, 2017 1:48 pm
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Israel and its History Under Siege

Of the publishing of anti-Israel books there is no end. According to London-based writer and musician Thomas Suárez, Israel is “a racially predicated state” based...

September 28, 2017 4:17 pm
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Another Example of Myopic, Anti-Israel Journalism

After the Oslo Accords were signed, Australian journalist John Lyons believed that “the world was on the brink of resolving one of the most relentless conflicts...

January 31, 2017 7:52 am
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Fictional Hebron

A trio of Californian-American-Jewish novelists, whose religion is liberalism, have recently discovered the ancient biblical city of Hebron. But they demonstrate little fondness for the city...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Miss Israel and Miss Iraq Share Message of Peace at AJC Global Forum

Miss Israel Adar Gendelsman and Miss Iraq Sarah Idan together gave a speech about...

Features

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

Toward a Judaism of Resistance

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong. -- Joel 4:10 My first...

‘Fauda’ Creators Talk BDS, Critics, and Whether There Will Ever Be Peace

When Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff pitched their TV series about an undercover...

World

South African Model Says She Received Death Threats After Denouncing Hamas,...

A South African media personality said she received 10 death threats amid fierce online backlash to her comments calling the...

Israel

Netanyahu Gets Impromptu Visit From Head of Indonesia’s Largest Muslim Or...

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu got an impromptu meeting with the leader of Indonesia’s largest Muslim organization. Yahya Cholil Staquf,...

Middle East

Israel’s Netanyahu, Jordan’s Abdullah Meet in Amman to Talk Reg...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Jordan's King Abdullah in Amman on Monday to discuss ways to advance regional...

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