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  • May 3, 2013

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 3, 2013 | 3:23 am

    The US

    Headline: Hagel Confirms U.S. Is Considering Arming Syrian Rebels

    To Read: Aaron David Miller examines the challenges facing Obama at home and abroad through the prism of one of his (Obama's) favorite philosophers, Reinold Niebuhr-

    The good news is that Obama has...

  • Dershowitz joins WikiLeaks team as adviser

    February 17, 2011 | 12:12 pm

    Alan Dershowitz has joined an effort to keep U.S. authorities from reviewing Twitter accounts related to the WikiLeaks case.

    The U.S. Justice Department in December subpoenaed the social network site to obtain communications between the documents leaks site and its followers.

  • Dershowitz fund-raises for Schakowsky opponent

    June 16, 2010 | 12:40 pm

    Alan Dershowitz is raising funds for a Republican challenger to an Illinois congresswoman in a race featuring two Jewish candidates.

    Dershowitz, a Democrat who backed President Obama in the last election, is appearing at a lunch Wednesday for Joel Pollak, who is seeking to unseat...

  • Tel Aviv U. faculty members decry Dershowitz address

    May 12, 2010 | 12:53 pm

    Senior faculty members at Tel Aviv University are protesting remarks by Alan Dershowitz during his acceptance of an honorary doctorate.

    Dershowitz during his speech Saturday night attacked university academics who use their credentials to “challenge the legitimacy of the Jewish...

  • Dershowitz reportedly rejected Israel’s U.N. envoy job

    May 4, 2010 | 11:53 am

    Alan Dershowitz reportedly turned down an offer to serve as Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations.

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman assiduously courted the well-known Jewish-American lawyer, Yediot Achronot reported Tuesday.

    If he...

  • The Next Big Question...

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    April 2, 2009 | 1:30 pm

    The seder is all about questions. The evening starts with the famous four, asked by the youngest present, but if the seder is what it should be, it doesn’t stop there. Everyone around the table — from the youngest all the way to the oldest — is encouraged to dissect, debate and...