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Judea Pearl is Chancellor's professor at UCLA and president of the Daniel Pearl Foundation (www.danielpearl.org), which promotes press freedom and East-West understanding. He is a co-editor of "I am Jewish: Personal Reflections Inspired by the Last Words of Daniel Pearl (Jewish Light, 2004), winner of the National Jewish Book Award. Professor Pearl specializes in artificial intelligence, human reasoning and philosophy of science. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and winner of the Benjamin Franklin medal for 2008, and the Alan Turing Award for 2011.

ARTICLES BY: Judea Pearl


June 28, 2019 10:32 am
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Inspiration and a Rallying Cry for Jewish Students and Graduates

The following is Judea Pearl’s speech at the fourth annual UCLA Jewish Graduation on June 16. Dean [Maria] Blandizzi, friends, families, distinguished guests, and especially you,...

March 15, 2019 9:36 am
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An Open Letter to Nancy Pelosi on Ilhan Omar

The following letter is an adaptation of remarks made at the sit-in protest in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office in Washington, DC, on March 14,...

November 29, 2017 3:45 pm
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November 29: The Jewish Thanksgiving Day

For several years now, I have been campaigning to declare November 29 as the Jewish Thanksgiving Day -- a day where we give thanks to Lady History and to...

November 6, 2017 12:23 pm
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How the Balfour Declaration Redefined Indigenous People

It has been 100 years since the Balfour Declaration -- issued by the British government on November 2, 1917 -- offered the first international recognition of Jewish...

August 31, 2017 11:30 am
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The Basel Conference — 120 Years Later

One hundred and twenty years ago, on September 3, 1897, a Viennese journalist named Theodor Herzl wrote in his diary: “In Basel I founded the...

June 11, 2017 5:31 pm
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Debating the Morality of the BDS Cult

If the Jewish people ever needed an icon for their sworn enemies -- a litmus test that distinguishes those who oppose the core of Israel’s existence from...

Features

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...

World

‘The Canary in the Coalmine of Global Hatred’: UN Special Rappo...

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief presented his findings on the rise of antisemitism to the...

Israel

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin Honors Late Queen Mother of Romania, Who Sa...

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday officially marked the reburial of Queen Mother Helen of Romania, also known as Helen...

Middle East

All US Troops Withdrawing from Syria Expected to Go to Western Iraq: Pentag...

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that all of the nearly 1,000 troops withdrawing from northern Syria are...

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