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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CUNY’s Anti-Semitism Problem and the Campaign to Fire Michael Goldstein

Is a Kingsborough Community College professor a racist or a victim of ‘academic mobbing’?

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Judge Gives No Prison Time to Man Who Shouted About Killing Jews While Attacking Elderly Jewish Man

A New York judge concludes drug and alcohol problems are the real culprit in the case of a man ‘repeatedly bashing an 84-year-old man on the head with a fire extinguisher while shouting, “I’m going to kill you, you mother f—ng Jew!”’

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Philip Johnson Was Very Nazi

A new biography, ‘The Man in the Glass House,’ shows why it’s hard to ignore the authoritarian characteristics of some of the architect’s more celebrated work, and why the relationship between aesthetics and morality will forever be fraught

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Israel Appoints Its First Arab Christian Ambassador

George Deek, who has been called ‘Israel’s best diplomat,’ will soon become ambassador to Azerbaijan

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The BDS Debate Enters its Next Phase

The movement is still on the fringes of American politics but with the Democrats pulling left it now has a seat inside Congress

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André Azoulay Is the Most Powerful Jew in the Muslim World

What else keeps the Jewish-Moroccan relationship alive?

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Iran Was Even Closer to Getting a Bomb Than We Thought

Only a couple of months away in 2015, according to a new report

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Was Qatar Behind the Hack of Shmuley Boteach?

How a Gulf kingdom’s efforts to court Jewish-American opinion led to the hack of a celebrity rabbi and ended with their secrets getting spilled in court

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The First Shabbat After Pittsburgh, in Pittsburgh

Our last dispatch from a city that is still in shock

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Shiva in Pittsburgh

The shivas are packed, and like the funerals, people from every conceivable Jewish background are on hand

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Burying the Victims of the Pittsburgh Massacre

Through funerals and protests, stories and memories about the lives of the people killed rise through the chaos in Squirrel Hill

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The Funeral of David and Cecil Rosenthal

The brothers, victims of the horrific attack in Pittsburgh, weren’t just the greeters at Tree of Life, they were ‘the righteous people of this generation—and now everybody knows’

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What Happened in Squirrel Hill?

As the gunman turned toward the back of the room, and shot seven of the eight people unable to escape, the rabbi was able to get everyone in the front of the shul’s chapel out of the building

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It Happened Here

A vigil for 11 Jews massacred by an anti-Semitic killer in Pittsburgh marks a horrifying occasion, but hardly brings closure

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Sunday Morning in Pittsburgh

Reporting from the scene of the worst massacre of Jews on American soil

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Fenway Park’s Mystery Music Man

Bieber, free jazz, prog rock—Fenway organist Josh Kantor provides the score for the grand drama of Red Sox fandom

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Turkey Targets a Journalist

While attention is focused on the Saudi government’s gruesome attack on dissident Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey targets one of its own journalists

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Between the Desert and Civilization

Wolfgang Herrndorf’s novel ‘Sand’ offers a bleak, gripping examination of Germans, Jews, memory, and moral agency in the modern world

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Does Trump’s Tough Talk on Iran Have a Next Step?

Administration officials displayed a Trumpian frankness at a summit on Iran, but where is it leading?

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Among the Last Jews of Bukhara

A cemetery is one of the livelier attractions in what remains of Bukhara’s Jewish community

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Idlib, Israel, and the Syrian Endgame

Israel tries not to get mired in Syria as it plans for the Middle East’s next war

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Who Is Julia Salazar?

The complex personal history and views of an increasingly competitive New York state Senate candidate for Brooklyn

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Victory Through Massacre in Syria

The Ghouta attack was a military success—it established that Assad could use weapons of mass destruction with complete impunity

 

 

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Israel’s Top Military Strategist Talks War and Peace

Yaakov Amidror believes Israeli muscle has left the Jewish state with only ‘1 1/2’ security problems: Iran and Hezbollah. But that doesn’t mean the next conflict won’t be ‘a very, very nasty war.’

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Fear and Loathing in Tel Aviv’s Central Bus Station

Home to a Filipino market, a Yiddish library, and a colony of bats, the building nicknamed the Labyrinth is one big metaphor

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Stav Shaffir Speaks for Us, Too

Israel’s maybe-future left-wing female prime minister hates Bibi-ism, and officiates at non-Orthodox weddings

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World Lacrosse Championship Comes to a Thrilling and Controversial End

A last-second goal sends the tournament into a tailspin

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The Iroquois Nationals Lose to Canada, but Show Huge Heart in Lacrosse Championship

As the tournament celebrates all that indigenous people have given and are still giving to the world

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