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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...

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

Jews Cast Weary Eye on German Election Results, With Strong Showing of Far-...

As expected, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was reelected on Sunday to a fourth term in office in her country’s federal...

Israel

‘The Jewish People Know What It Is to Struggle for an Independent Hom...

As five million Kurds in northern Iraq prepare for Monday's historic referendum on independence, Israelis from across the political spectrum...

Middle East

Syria to Top Agenda During Russian Defense Minister’s First Visit to ...

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will visit the Jewish state in October and meet with his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman,...

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