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Plaut is a native Philadelphian who has lived in Israel since 1981. He teaches at the University of Haifa and holds a PhD from Princeton.

ARTICLES BY: Steven Plaut


August 3, 2016 7:49 am
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The Two Schools of Thought on Arab Violence Against Israel

There are in general two, and only two, approaches to the Arab campaign of violence against Israel. According to the first, the way to overcome Arab...

July 26, 2016 12:48 pm
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The Times of Israel Goes on a Crusade Against Israeli Binary-Option Peddlers

Dear Prime Minister Netanyahu: I am writing to convey my frustration at the fact that you are not tackling the most serious problem facing Israel. I base...

July 18, 2016 10:00 am
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The Uri Weiss Affair and Bar-Ilan’s Cowardice

For years, the anti-Israel academic Left in Israeli universities has defended the "right" of anyone and everyone to boycott Israel. The BDS terrorists are just...

June 26, 2016 5:38 am
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Yemenite Children Were Never Kidnapped in Israel

Every few years Israel is convulsed in "kidnapped Yemenite children" hysteria, and this summer is just the latest round. The ruckus concerns allegations that Yemenite...

June 6, 2016 3:24 am
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Jerusalem Reunification and the Israeli Left’s War Against the Flag

The Israeli Left has a serious flag problem. Well, a problem with the Israeli flag, to be precise. The one with the six-pointed blue star....

May 30, 2016 6:51 am
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The Israeli Left Is Warming Up to the Idea of a Military Coup

Israel's anti-democratic radical Left has a new brilliant brainstorm idea.  Having despaired of ever convincing more than a trivial portion of the Israeli public of...

May 25, 2016 2:18 pm
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Why Not Commemorate Every Nakba, Including the Suffering of the Al-Qaeda Hijackers?

I posted the following message to a listserv of University of Haifa professors, after several members of the tenured Left posted messages there insisting that...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

British Parliamentary Candidate Suspended Over Wildly Antisemitic Social Me...

Britain's Liberal Democrat Party has suspended one of its candidates in the forthcoming June 8 General Election over a series...

Israel

Israeli Female Entrepreneurs Talk About What Makes ‘Silicon Wadi̵...

In a video published by Mercedes-Benz on YouTube last week, three Israeli female entrepreneurs talked about the Jewish state's start-up...

Middle East

Palestinian Terrorist Who Murdered British Student to Receive Monthly PA St...

JNS.org - The Palestinian terrorist who murdered a British student in Jerusalem earlier this month will receive a stipend of approximately...

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