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Dr. Wolfgang G. Schwanitz, Middle East historian and Hochberg Family Writing Fellow at the Middle East Forum of Philadelphia, authored recently the German books Islam in Europe, Revolts in the Middle East; Middle East Mosaic 2013 and Middle East Mosaic 2014. He edited in English Germany and the Middle East, and co-authored with Barry M. Rubin Nazis, Islamists and the Making of the Modern Middle East.

ARTICLES BY: Wolfgang G. Schwanitz


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The Palestinian Connection to the Nazis

Last month, Israel's National Library blogged about Heinrich Himmler's lost telegram to the grand mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini. Contrary to the oft-repeated claim that Nazi Germany...

Culture

Richard Gere to Star in Apple Adaptation of Israeli Series ‘Nevelot’

Apple is negotiating for the rights to adapt an Israeli television series that...

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Hezbollah Threat to Western Hemisphere as ‘Dangerous’ as ISIS, ...

A top US State Department official on Tuesday warned officials from twelve key nations in the Western Hemisphere that Hezbollah...

Israel

US-Israeli Software Firm Quali Raises $22.5 million in VC-Backed Funding Ro...

US-Israeli software firm Quali said on Tuesday it raised $22.5 million in a private funding round led by Jerusalem Venture...

Middle East

Tourism in Bethlehem Booming as Christmas Nears

Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism...

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