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Sharf is a contributor to the Salomon Center for American Jewish Thought. He is head of the PERA project at the Independence Institute, a Denver based free-market think tank. Follow him @joshuasharf.

ARTICLES BY: Joshua Sharf


March 17, 2016 6:20 am
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California Strengthens Proposed Anti-BDS Legislation

Sponsors of a bipartisan bill to prevent the California state government from contracting with companies that participate in the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against...

March 1, 2016 6:51 am
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Colorado Anti-BDS Legislation Advances

On Friday, by a vote of 54-10 with one excused absence, the Colorado State House of Representatives voted to divest the state’s public pension plan...

December 1, 2015 3:00 pm
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Obama’s $150 Billion ‘Signing Bonus’ to Iran Hits Legal Snag

JNS.org - Iran may need to wait a while to collect its $150 billion “signing bonus” in this year’s nuclear deal with the P5+1 nations. As part...

November 17, 2015 7:33 am
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Evangelicals, Jews and Politics

On a Christian radio show last week, former Minnesota Representative and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann expressed her opinion that the End Times will...

October 30, 2015 10:01 am
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American Jews Must Choose Between the Liberal and the Existential

We are witnessing the simultaneous ghettoization of Israel and of Jews in US politics. Barring a political realignment among American Jews, it’s only going to...

Culture

Baseball Icon Dykstra Takes on a New Hobby: Torah Study

JNS.org - As part of bettering his life since serving six months of a three-year sentence behind bars for grand...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Wake Forest University Students Adopt Antisemitism Definition, Denounce Den...

Jewish and Zionist groups at Wake Forest University in North Carolina applauded their student government this week, after it endorsed...

Israel

Senators Push for US Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

A resolution was introduced in the Senate on Tuesday calling for US recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The non-binding bill was authored by Republicans Ted Cruz of Texas...

Middle East

Erdogan Says Trump Positive on Turkish Military Plan to Push East in Syria

Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, touting support from US President Donald Trump even though the Pentagon...

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