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Martin Peretz was editor-in-chief of The New Republic from 1974 to 2013.

ARTICLES BY: Martin Peretz


January 13, 2021 5:03 pm
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The Ill-Advised Progressive Push to Get Stephen Breyer Off the Supreme Court

If you need to have someone to censure for the current makeup of the US Supreme Court, there is no one more to chide than...

December 24, 2020 1:38 pm
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Obama’s Failure, Biden’s New Team, and the Future of the Israeli-Palestinian Divide

Barack Obama’s fourth memoir incurs on Jewish history by giving it the title A Promised Land, promised as in plighted, stolen from Lord Balfour. During...

November 30, 2020 1:41 pm
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Memories and Expectations of Antony Blinken

An extended metaphor from Meir Blinkin, the immigrant Yiddish writer, born in 1879 in Pereyeslav, the Ukraine, dead at 37 in New York where mourning...

October 28, 2020 6:06 am
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Litigating the Balfour Declaration: The Revealing Lies Behind the Latest Move of Palestinian Symbolism

November 3 is the hundred-and-third anniversary of Britain’s Balfour Declaration, the pronunciamiento by His Majesty’s Government of its support for the establishment of a "national...

August 10, 2020 3:24 pm
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As Israel Struggles With COVID-19, Belzer Rebbe Exacerbates Problem

“Israel remains among the top countries globally as well.” Top, mind you. Number 8, in fact, proportionate counting by population. Wow! Except this is not...

February 18, 2020 3:39 pm
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Warren, Sanders, Bloomberg and Buttigieg — Israel’s Standing in Today’s Democratic Party

Elizabeth Warren has run out of steam, danken gott (thank God), her professorial persona full of numbers that she equates with ethics failing to resonate with Iowa or...

February 6, 2020 8:05 am
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American Institutions, Jewish Realities: Why the Divide?

I. On November 20 last year, a lecturer associated with George Soros’s Open Society Foundations, A. Kayem Ahmed, spoke at Fieldston, the Ethical Culture School which was...

July 15, 2018 12:16 pm
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Knesset Legislation Risks Bringing the Ghetto to Israel

The ghetto has played an enormous role in Jewish history, not all of it onerous. It bonded people together in learning and in faith. It...

July 28, 2015 5:51 pm
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Marty Peretz: The Democratic Party, on the Edge of the Abyss

Two of the most powerful members of the Democratic Party, former and current senators from New York, now hold the fate of the putative deal...

Culture

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Shares Throwback Purim Photo From Childhood

Israeli actress Shira Haas shared with her Instagram followers on Thursday a photo...

Genesis Prize Foundation to Honor Life and Legacy of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

JNS.org - The Genesis Prize Foundation announced plans to honor the late prominent...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

McGill University Jewish Groups Decry ‘Misleading’ BDS Motion T...

The Jewish community at McGill University spoke out Friday against an "intentionally misleading" divestment motion passed by the Student’s Society...

Israel

‘The Last Purim With Corona:’ Netanyahu Urges Jabs in Holiday S...

A Purim holiday-themed video from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Israelis to get vaccinated against COVID-19, after allaying the...

Middle East

Israel, Bahrain Leaders Discuss Iran, Possible Vaccine Plant

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Bahrain's Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa on Thursday discussed Iran and the possible involvement of the Gulf state in establishing a vaccine...

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