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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


October 21, 2018 8:13 am
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A New Neighborhood in Hebron

The upcoming Torah reading on Shabbat -- Chaye Sarah -- recounts Sarah’s death in “Kiryat Arba, now Hebron.” Abraham, in his grief, approached Ephron the...

July 10, 2018 11:28 am
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Israel on Fire and The New York Times

“All the News That’s Fit to Print,” the venerable motto of The New York Times ever since publisher Adolph Ochs made it his newspaper’s pledge...

June 27, 2018 12:18 pm
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The Palestinian Refugee Scam

Another Nakba Day, the annual commemoration of the catastrophic displacement of Palestinians from their homes in the 1948 war launched by Arab states to annihilate...

June 24, 2018 10:21 am
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A Dead Gaza Baby

Last month Israel began to confront a daily barrage of fire kites and burning tire smoke across its Gaza border, igniting fires that destroyed thousands...

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...

Features

The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s...

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018...

World

UNESCO Slammed by US Religious Freedom Commission for Denying Jewish Connec...

UNESCO, the cultural and educational agency of the United Nations, was sharply attacked on Thursday by the US Commission on...

Israel

Did Lightning Strike Trigger Gaza Rocket Attack on Israel?

A theory that a lightning strike triggered Palestinian rocket fire from Gaza last week gained traction in Israel on Tuesday and might explain the Israeli military's limited response. Two rockets were launched from the...

Middle East

Iran’s Oil Minister Says US Sanctions Cannot Stop Crude Exports

The United States cannot stop Iranian oil exports by imposing sanctions on Tehran, Iran's oil minister said on Tuesday, warning that such restrictions will ensure the market remains volatile. Washington plans...

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