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Jonathan Marks, author of Perfection and Disharmony in the Thought of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (Cambridge University Press, 2005), is professor of politics at Ursinus College. He has written on higher education for Jewish Ideas Daily, Inside Higher Ed, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and the Wall Street Journal.

ARTICLES BY: Jonathan Marks

November 4, 2016 2:40 am

Martin Kramer’s Scholarly Views on Israel, Islam and the Middle East (REVIEW)

Martin Kramer chairs the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Department at Shalem College, and recently completed a seven-year stint as president there. A scholar of the...

November 23, 2014 5:04 pm

Dismantling the Case for Academic Boycotts of Israel (REVIEW)

In my favorite essay in the superb Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel, Emily Budick speaks to the failure of many academics caught up in...


New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York...


US Justice Department Charges Teen Over JCC Bomb Threats - The US Justice Department filed criminal charges Friday against an Israeli-American teenager who is accused of making more than 150 bomb threats against Jewish institutions in early 2017, stoking...


Palestinian Teen Arrested After Stabbing, Wounding 4 in Tel Aviv Attack

Israeli police say an 18-year-old Palestinian stabbed and lightly wounded four people in Tel Aviv before being arrested. It remains unclear whether Sunday's attack was politically motivated.

Middle East

Israeli Army Strikes Syria After Three Mortars Hit Golan Heights

The IDF announced on Friday evening that it had attacked the sources of three mortars fired into the northern Golan Heights earlier that day. Friday afternoon, a mortar shell exploded in...