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avatar Mara Schiffren
Mara Schiffren, who has a Ph.D. from Harvard University in the Study of Religion, is currently working on a book about historical Israel. She is a contributor to Campus Watch, a project of the Middle East Forum.

ARTICLES BY: Mara Schiffren


April 3, 2017 6:24 am
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Sari Nusseibeh Advocates Peace — At Least at CUNY

It’s a strange experience to attend a panel discussion at the City University of New York (CUNY) with a former PLO representative who served under Yasser Arafat...

March 24, 2017 6:36 am
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Talking ‘Intersectionality’ at NYU

Israel-bashing in the name of “intersectional solidarity” is now a feature of Black History Month, according to New York University’s Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near...

April 1, 2016 7:39 am
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Columbia University Gives Platform to Anti-Israel Blasphemy

When protesters at a pro-Israel event at UC Davis unfurled a banner reading “1948=1492,” thereby drawing a connection between Israel’s founding in 1948 and Christopher Columbus’ discovery of America...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Swastika Found at Georgetown University on Rosh Hashanah Eve, Third in Rece...

The president of Georgetown University in Washington, DC has called on his community to reject antisemitism and other forms of...

Israel

Netanyahu Delays Settlement Planning Committee Meeting Ahead of Greenblatt ...

JNS.org - Ahead of the arrival of Jason Greenblatt, the Trump administration’s international negotiations representative, in the Middle East this week,...

Middle East

Saudi Newspaper: ‘No Lasting Peace Can Exclude Hamas and its Supporte...

Despite an all-time low in relations between the Riyadh government and the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, a leading Saudi newspaper has...

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