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Background Papers

Despite the Gloomy Headlines, American Jewry has Grown in Size

American Jewry has grown in size, is largely connected to Israel, and the young generation can be engaged; is more diverse and divided than in the past Highlights from Prof.…

Opinion Articles

Is the Future of European Jewry in Danger?

Is the continent where most of world Jewry has roots – and where such concepts as liberalism, human rights, nationalism, and even Zionism were born – crumbling beneath us? Such…

Background Papers

The View Through Big-Data: An Initial Analysis of 15 Million Tweets by AIPAC and J Street Followers

Main Findings Twitter followers of AIPAC and J Street are equally likely to have bios that contain the word “Jewish”, while AIPAC supporters are significantly more likely to have “Israel”…

Opinion Articles

Iran as a Challenge to the Jerusalem-Washington-American Jewry Triangle

In his address to the Knesset marking the end of his term as prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu depicted a gaping chasm between Israel and the Biden administration on the Iranian…

Opinion Articles

Israel-Diaspora Relations and the Pew Report

The depth and quality of relations between Israeli and Diaspora Jews are perennially on the public agenda. The new Pew report, Jewish Americans in 2020, provides insight into our current…

Opinion Articles

One, Two, or Three Jewish Identities among Jewish Americans?

Credit: pio3/Shutterstock.com The recently published Pew report, Jewish Americans in 2020, points to a somewhat disturbing reality within US Jewry: two polar opposite forms of being Jewish and of Jewish…

Opinion Articles

The 2021 Arab Israeli Riots and their Consequences

In May 2021 Israel faced violent confrontations on two fronts, within the common broader context of Jewish-Arab relations in the Israeli-Palestinian space. One front was Hamas-controlled Gaza, from which over…

Opinion Articles

Israel’s confrontation with Hamas is a strategic wake-up call

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