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Thane Rosenbaum is an author of many works of fiction and nonfiction, an essayist and a Distinguished Fellow at NYU School of Law where he directs the Forum on Law, Culture & Society. He is the Legal Analyst for CBS News Radio. His forthcoming book is entitled, “Crossing the Line: The High Cost of Weaponized Speech.” Visit: www.thanerosenbaum.com.

ARTICLES BY: Thane Rosenbaum


April 29, 2020 6:33 am
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Binge-Watching Jewish TV as an Indoor Sport

JNS.org - Netflix was surely not around during the making of the Covenant — the contract between God, Abraham and Jewish People. But more so...

March 31, 2020 7:31 am
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National Anxieties and Doomsday Scenarios in HBO’s ‘Plot Against America’

JNS.org - Improbable as it may seem during a global pandemic, HBO is airing a miniseries that could very well take your mind off of...

December 11, 2019 10:50 am
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Will Impeachment Ramifications Point Fingers at American Jews?

JNS.org - Regardless of how Jewish Americans feel about US President Donald Trump — whether they view him as a menace to democracy (I do),...

November 25, 2019 6:05 pm
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Enter Michael Bloomberg, and His Draw for Jewish Votes

JNS.org - With Michael Bloomberg’s announcement that he will be running for president as a Democrat, the former New York mayor may have given American...

August 7, 2019 4:18 pm
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‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Reminds Us of Age-Old Jewish Truths

“Wonder of wonders, miracle of miracles” is more than just a lyric these days on Broadway. The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene’s absolutely flawless production of...

April 28, 2019 12:48 pm
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‘It Couldn’t Happen Here’ Is Proved Wrong, Again

Elijah the Prophet was nowhere to be found in San Diego on the last day of Passover -- especially not at the Chabad synagogue in...

March 8, 2019 6:18 pm
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Ilhan Omar and the Corbynization of the Democratic Party

Don’t be surprised if any time soon, members of the Democratic Party start speaking with British accents. Yes, that’s right: Bernie Sanders drops his Brooklynese...

March 29, 2018 1:15 pm
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New Yiddish Rep Brings Hanoch Levin to Off-Broadway

In what was avant-garde Off-Broadway theater at its finest, the New Yiddish Rep just wrapped up several weekends of repertory performances of The Labor of Life and The Whore from...

November 7, 2017 5:35 pm
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Larry David’s Holocaust Joke Was a Step Too Far

With his appearance on "Saturday Night Live" this past weekend, Larry David, the undisputed king of cringe-comedy, may have finally crossed a line. It is a symbolic...

March 21, 2017 6:31 am
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Trump Must Take on the United Nations

For all the talk on the political scene about draining the swamp, there is one entity -- conveniently located on the East River of New York City -- which deserves...

February 2, 2017 7:44 am
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When Will the UN Make the Palestinians Uphold Their Commitments?

Welcome to Israel’s world of ethereal expectations -- the standard of moral perfection to which it is routinely held, and the dizzying array of double standards to...

Culture

KISS Frontman Gene Simmons: Jews ‘Opened the Doors to Black Music’ in the US

KISS frontman Gene Simmons said in an interview published on Monday that...

Israeli Chef Assaf Granit’s Restaurant Shabour Awarded Michelin Star

i24News - Israeli chef Assaf Granit’s restaurant Shabour, located in Paris, was awarded...

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

Friends Highlight President Biden’s Longtime Relationship With Jewish...

The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States was cheered by longtime supporters in the...

Israel

Biden Administration Will Avoid Major Moves on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict...

The administration of newly sworn-in President Joe Biden will not make any major moves on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but will...

Middle East

Egypt and Qatar Agree on Resuming Diplomatic Relations: Cairo

Egypt and Qatar have agreed to resume diplomatic relations, the Egyptian foreign ministry said on Wednesday. The move follows an agreement between Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt earlier...

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