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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


January 21, 2019 7:17 am
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A New York Times Columnist Exploits Martin Luther King’s Legacy to Lacerate Israel

"My conscience leaves me no choice,” wrote New York Times columnist Michelle Alexander on January 20, than to declare that it is “time to break...

January 3, 2019 3:24 pm
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False News in The New York Times

The New York Times cannot let go of David Halbfinger’s three-and-a-half page, 4,700 word screed from December 30. In the article, Halbfinger recounted the death...

December 31, 2018 4:41 pm
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The New York Times ‘War Crime’

Imagine appropriate news coverage of the horrific Nazi slaughter of six million Jews. Then imagine coverage, by the same newspaper, of the accidental killing --...

December 19, 2018 5:40 am
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Baby Amiad Yisrael and The New York Times

On the last night of Hanukkah seven Israelis were wounded in a drive-by shooting at a bus stop on the main road between Jerusalem and...

December 4, 2018 8:29 am
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The New York Times and Hanukkah

Ever since Adolph Ochs purchased The New York Times in 1896, launching what eventually became the Sulzberger family dynasty that still presides over the newspaper,...

December 2, 2018 3:52 am
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Hanukkah Memories

Every year, as Hanukkah approaches, I remove the First Book of Maccabees from my book case. The inscribed purchase date, November 1977, anticipated the Hanukkah following...

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...

Features

A Jewish, Cancer-Surviving Comedian Is Up for an Adult-Themed Award

When Eitan Levine went to see the hit show Hamilton, he never imagined...

Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

World

Corbyn Will Meet Hamas, Hezbollah Without Preconditions, but Not Me, Britis...

British Prime Minister Theresa May took a verbal jab at opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn's sympathies for terror groups on Wednesday,...

Israel

Israel Slams The Guardian Over ‘Killing With Impunity’ Allegati...

An Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesperson slammed the British newspaper The Guardian on Wednesday over an editorial that accused the Jewish...

Middle East

Syria’s Ambassador Warns of Bombing Ben-Gurion Airport if Israeli Airstri...

JNS.org - Syria’s ambassador to the United Nations said on Tuesday that if Israel does not stop attacking military sites in...

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