Armin Rosen is a New York-based writer. He has written for The Atlantic, City Journal, and World Affairs Journal, and was recently a senior reporter for Business Insider.
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Pro-Israel Hoaxer Hits DC

Did an anti-Zionist filmmaker from Oxford masquerade as his political opposite to get internships at lobbying outfits?

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Nazis Claim a Sci-Fi Director Made a Film About a Global Jewish Conspiracy. He Didn’t—But Watch Anyway.

Anti-Semites have wrongly tried to appropriate John Carpenter’s work. In actuality, one of his most iconic films is also his most Jewish.

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Rafsanjani’s Thorny Legacy

The former Iranian president, who died last Sunday, was once indicted in connection to the 1994 AMIA bombing—the deadliest massacre of Jews anywhere since World War II

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Argentine Court Reopens Case Accusing Ex-President Fernandez of Covering Up Iran’s Role in 1994 AMIA Bombing

The original prosecutor, Alberto Nisman, died in 2015 under mysterious circumstances

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No One Is Afraid of AIPAC

The flagship pro-Israel lobbying organization failed to stop Obama’s Iran Deal. It may lose even more influence under Trump.

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How Do Americans Feel About the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Now? It’s Complicated.

A new study with the imprimatur of the Brookings Institution shows that many Americans agree on opposing issues, including West Bank settlements and Palestinian statehood

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Trump Picks Hard-Liner David M. Friedman as U.S. Ambassador to Israel

An attorney and long-time Trump ally, Friedman has no diplomatic experience, does not believe in a two-state solution, and supports settlements in Palestinian territories

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Iran’s Alleged Money-Laundering Arrangement With Venezuela

‘Bloomberg’ reports that Venezuela’s state oil company dramatically overpaid an Iranian construction firm for a project largely organized as a means of delivering foreign currency to the Iranian government

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A Brief History of Anti-Jewish Attacks in America

A new study of the last 47 years of attacks against Jews and Israelis in the U.S. offers insight into these patterns of violence

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Keith Ellison’s Life as NIAC Cheerleader

The would-be head of the DNC has a long, cozy history with the Tehran lobby

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Chuck Schumer Stands By Keith Ellison in DNC Chair Contest, Despite His Ties to Louis Farrakhan and Muslim Brotherhood Groups

A continued look into the skeletons in Ellison’s closet has the potential to deter some Jewish Democrats

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As America Grapples with Trump’s Election, Syria Burns

The Obama administration’s neglect of Syria is one of the rare policies of his predecessor that Trump can be expected to continue.

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While the World Is Distracted, the International Criminal Court Is Quietly Bleeding Members

The departure of Russia, South Africa, and others from the supra-national body could have serious implications for Israel and the world

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A Small Settlement Is Provoking a Constitutional Crisis of Sorts in Israel—and Could Affect U.S. Ties

Netanyahu is staring down his settler right flank in a local standoff that could have international ramifications

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Missouri Has Elected Its First Jewish Governor

A Republican and former Navy SEAL, Eric Greitens is a refreshing counterpoint to Donald Trump

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Ascending God’s Mountain: A New York City Marathon Story

Blood, sweat, and tears. And prayer.

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Can Trump’s Newly Released Statement on Israel Woo Voters in Must-Win Swing States?

A look into a statement published by Trump’s advisory committee: on Israel-Palestine, student groups, the Iran Deal, and more

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What Does Donald Trump Mean to the KKK?

Attention, mostly. And validation.

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Catskills Lawsuit Settlement Shows that Anti-Jewish Prejudice Is Alive and Well

The village of Bloomingburg and the town of Mamakating will pay $2.9 million in damages to a developer for their alleged efforts to block the settlement of Hasidim in the area

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Pressure Mounts on Ari Shavit After Accusations of Sexual Assault

What will the consequences be for one of Israel’s most promiment journalists, who has apologized for what he says was a ‘misunderstanding’

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Alex Jones’s Bigoted Buffoonery Goes Viral in the Time of Trump

The ‘InfoWars’ host and Internet-fueled conspiracy theorist goes off about the ‘Jewish mafia,’ a good ol’ anti-Semitic classic

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A Mormon and a Jew Are Poised to Be the First Third-Party Presidential Ticket to Win a State Since 1968

Conservative anti-Trump contender Evan McMullin and running mate Mindy Finn may take Utah and do what Ralph Nader and Ross Perot could not

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Twitter’s ‘Juggernaut of Bigotry’

Five takeaways from the ADL’s report on anti-Semitic targeting of journalists during the 2016 presidential campaign

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How Yom Kippur Saved Me From the Trauma of a Notorious Nationals Collapse

The ‘Nats lost to the Giants in 18 innings during Yom Kippur in 2014. Thankfully, I was depleted from the holiday before it was time to suffer with the rest of D.C’s faithful.

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Study: Campus Chabads Reinforce Students’ Jewish Identities

A recent survey shows that Chabad’s tradition-based outreach has a positive impact on college students across the Jewish observance spectrum

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Rabbis Urge Pelosi To Allow Vote on Bill That Would Sanction Assad Regime

So why does the bill remain in political purgatory?

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White House Announces U.S. Delegation to Shimon Peres’s Funeral

But why isn’t New York Senator Chuck Schumer on the list?

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The Orthodox Vote for Trump

Why Donald Trump—despite his unsettling, nativist rhetoric and policies—is likely to gather a majority of the Orthodox Jewish vote

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Boundaries of Slowly Thawing Arab-Israeli Relations on Display at Iran Risk Summit in NYC

Tzipi Livni, who shared a stage with a member of Bahrain’s royal family, said ‘we need to take steps with the Palestinians’ in order to ameliorate relations with ‘moderate Sunni states’

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Israel and U.S. Sign Historic Defense Aid Agreement, but It Comes With a Few Catches

An MoU side deal neutralizes Obama’s critics in Congress, reduces the impact of groups like AIPAC, and caps the amount of military aid Israel can receive

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