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Michael Curtis, author of "Jews, Antisemitism, and the Middle East", is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in political science at Rutgers University. Curtis is the author of 30 books, and in 2014 was awarded the French Legion d'Honneur.

ARTICLES BY: Michael Curtis


September 7, 2016 6:49 am
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US Law Leads to Perversion of Justice for Israel — and America

“If the law supposes that,” said Mr. Bumble in Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist, “the law is an ass, an idiot.” He could have been referring to...

August 23, 2016 6:23 am
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The Power of ‘Jewish Conspiracy’ Theories

Conspiracy theories never end. People love them and have a compulsion to believe falsities -- whether for personal or ideological reasons. We are told that Elvis Presley,...

July 20, 2016 4:24 am
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Why France Must Survive

On August 7, 2014, on a French television program, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu transmitted a timely warning to his viewers. The fight against terrorism,...

July 15, 2016 7:34 am
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May Will Deal With Antisemitism

On Wednesday, Theresa May, the former Home Secretary, became the new leader of the ruling British Conservative Party, and the UK's prime minister. Naturally, her...

May 3, 2016 6:00 am
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Forgetting History: Is Angela Merkel Appeasing Turkey’s Erdogan?

No one interested in political affairs is likely to forget the nature and the consequences of the appeasement policy in 1938 of British Prime Minister...

January 26, 2016 4:26 am
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Remembering George Weidenfeld — a Pioneer and Friend of Israel

The French have a delightful saying --  “Il s’impose” -- which refers to an individual who is a force of nature, a colorful and charismatic figure who...

January 20, 2016 2:07 am
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How French Jews Should Respond to the Current Crisis

The problem for French Jews is a complex one, involving fear, security, identity, religious freedom of expression, the French policy of secularism, and courage. At...

August 4, 2015 8:12 am
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John Kerry, Barack Obama, and Iran

While the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has already endorsed by unanimity the nuclear arms agreement between Iran and the P5+1 powers, the United States...

June 21, 2015 11:35 am
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Hamas’ Cruelty and Violence Are Without Equal

It is a cause of wonder, though not surprising, that the international community has not indicted the terrorist group Hamas on charges of war crimes,...

April 28, 2015 11:09 am
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Amnesty International: Anti-Semitic or Simply Misguided?

In the roster of organizations whose well-meaning objectives have been distorted by bias and prejudicial resolutions, Amnesty International (AI) stands high. For those concerned...

April 27, 2015 2:20 pm
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Holocaust Denial is Real – and Frightening

Everyone - except the idiots of the world - knows the truth about Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest of the Nazi death camps, and the one where...

April 16, 2015 10:22 am
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Yarmouk Crisis Proves World’s Double Standard on Treatment of Palestinians

Horrors and chaos in the Arab world never cease. The continuing catastrophe of the brutal civil war in Syria has so far led to 210,000...

March 24, 2015 7:55 am
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What Israel’s Election Really Reveals About the Jewish State

A saying attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt states that small minds discuss people, average minds discuss events, and great minds discuss ideas. This is not applicable...

March 18, 2015 2:01 am
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As Kosher Market Reopens, France’s Jews Move Forward

On January 9, 2015, during the week of deadly attacks by Islamic terrorists in Paris, a heavily-armed 32-year-old Frenchman born of Malian descent, Amedy Coulibaly,...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the dietary laws...

Features

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

How the IDF Is Preparing for a Multi-Front War

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) plan designed to prepare it for the challenge of multiple-front warfare is now entering its third...

Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results

JNS.org - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in...

World

Netanyahu: Israeli Intelligence Helped Australia Stop Airliner Attack

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday Israeli intelligence services had prevented the downing of an "Australian airliner" as part of wide-ranging international intelligence-sharing but gave no details. His comments, during a...

Israel

Netanyahu Asks Visiting NFL Players to ‘Fight’ for Israel

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday with seven NFL players as they concluded a six-day whirlwind tour of the Jewish state and told them that they should...

Middle East

Lebanese Journalist: 100 Years After Balfour Declaration, Arabs Have Failed...

JNS.org - In a Nov. 25, 2017 article marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, published in the London-based daily...

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