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  • May 14, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 14, 2012 | 2:06 am

    Palestinians Short of Ideas, Not Guns

    Mahmoud Abbas should start talking with Israel instead ‎of trying again to bring international pressure to force ‎Netanyahu’s hand, writes Jonathan S. Tobin of ‎Commentary Magazine.‎

    Abbas may harbor hopes a re-elected Obama will return...

  • ‘Anti-Israelism is driven by the existence of the Jewish state, not its policies’

    By Shmuel Rosner

    April 11, 2012 | 12:36 pm

    A discussion on Israel advocacy with Matthew Ackerman of The David Project, a non-profit organization ‎dedicated to positively shaping campus opinion on Israel, and the lead author of The David Project’s ‎recently released report, “A Burning Campus? Rethinking Israel Advocacy...

  • Finkelstein picked up at Ben Gurion and banned from Israel

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    May 24, 2008 | 4:33 am

    The image “http://www.normanfinkelstein.com/img/photos/sc/31506_santacruz_540.jpg” cannot be displayed, because it contains errors.

    Yesterday, I got a chuckle when I learned that Israel had denied entry to Norman Finkelstein, the son of Holocaust survivors who has made a living criticizing Israel and, recently, has been a cheerleader for terrorist organizations like Hezbollah. Good for Israel, I thought. I...

  • Benny Morris slams Finkelstein as a ‘notorious distorter of facts’

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    May 11, 2008 | 9:45 pm

    After reading Norman Finkelstein’s claim that journalist Jeffrey Goldberg tortured Palestinians while serving in the Israeli military two decades ago, Gilead Ini from the pro-Israel media watchdog CAMERA sent me this story.

    In it, Ini had referred to a speech in which Finkelstein’s...

  • Torture, Jews and Finkelstein’s ‘fact-finding’

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    May 8, 2008 | 10:16 pm

    Norman Finkelstein

    It’s hard to not set aside your mental faculties when sitting down for a lecture from Norman Finkelstein.

    Probably American Jews’ least favorite American Jew, Finkelstein first made his name with “The Holocaust Industry,” in which he accused Jews of exploiting...

  • Beware the Finkelstein Syndrome

    By Roz Rothstein

    June 8, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    In May of 2006, I witnessed the bizarre rantings of the author and Holocaust revisionist Norman Finkelstein at UC Irvine. This was the second time that I had the misfortune of sitting through his lecture, the first time was at Cal State Fullerton.

    Finkelstein uses his identity as the...

  • Spectator - Young Historians Find Their Genre

    By Gaby Friedman

    February 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    When Erica Silverman was looking for a subject for her latest children's nonfiction book, she decided to seek inspiration from one of the most famous Jewish writers of all time, Sholom Aleichem.

    With pathos and humor, Sholom Aleichem amused generations of fin-de-siecle Jews with his...

  • Jews’ Winning Words

    By Sandee Brawarsky

    November 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Nobody remembers whether the Torah has ever won a book award before. This year's National Jewish Book Award for general nonfiction goes to "Etz Hayim: Torah and Commentary," edited by David Lieber and Jules Harlow (Jewish Publication Society, 2001).

    Ten years in the making, "Etz...