"Confronting major powers, especially Russia, to say nothing of smaller powers like Iran, also requires counterterrorism tools, but what that means in practice differs considerably from the fight against non-state groups." Read CJC ExCo Member Prof. Daniel Byman on the role of terrorism in great power competition for the National Interest.

Read CJC Director Bruce Hoffman on the Elsheikh Trial & US Hostage Policy

The Hill
April 19, 2022

"The U.S. continues — as it long has — to lead the list of those countries whose citizens overseas are most frequently taken hostage by terrorists — with Britain second." Read CJC Director Bruce Hoffman's insights on the Elsheikh trial & U.S. hostage policy for the Hill.

Read CJC Prof. and Senior Advisor Jacques Berlinerblau on Philip Roth's Legacy

The Daily Beast
April 16, 2022

"Whether Roth’s literary afterlife will resemble the steady confetti drop of adulation he experienced during his earthly existence is an open question." Read CJC Prof. and Senior Advisor Jacques Berlinerblau's article on the legacy of Philip Roth here, and visit the "event recordings" tab of our website to watch his Feb 10th lecture, 'The Philip Roth We Don't Know.'

CJC Prof. Jacob Ware on Morale and the Russia-Ukraine War

Modern War Institute
April 14, 2022

"In war, morale always matters." Read CJC Prof. Jacob Ware and Daniel Karr on how morale will influence the Russia-Ukraine War (for the Modern War Institute).

The CJC's Father Patrick Desbois Quoted in the New Yorker

The New Yorker
April 11, 2022

“I want to re-establish the responsibility of humans for mass crimes." The CJC's Father Patrick Desbois was quoted in a New Yorker article about his work and the fate of the Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial Center. Click the link above to read the piece.

Read CJC Profs Jacques Berlinerblau and Terrence Johnson on James Baldwin's Classic Polemic

Literary Hub
April 9, 2022

"When we teach this text in our 'Blacks and Jews' class, we point out that Baldwin is actually performing something of an intellectual false flag operation. His essay reads like a sermon, albeit a secular one...He appears to be attacking one thing (i.e., the Jews), yet his true targets lie elsewhere." Read CJC Profs. Jacques Berlinerblau and Terrence Johnson on the 55th anniversary of James Baldwin’s essay, “Negroes Are Anti-Semitic Because They’re Anti-White” here.

Watch CJC Prof. Matt Levitt on Webinar About Violence in Palestinian-Israeli Sphere

Washington Institute for Near East Policy
April 5, 2022

CJC Prof. Matthew Levitt was a discussant on the Washington Institute's recent webcast about the risks of escalating violence in the Palestinian-Israeli sphere. Click here to watch the webinar and be sure to RSVP for our 2022 Siegal lecture with Dr. Levitt on our website.

CJC Prof. Ori Soltes to Discuss South Asia's Jewish History

American Sephardi Federation
March 30, 2022

On March 31st at 11:00 AM EST, our very own Prof. Ori Soltes will be a discussant in a three-part series on South Asia's Jewish history. Click here to RSVP for the series' first session with Soltes and renowned multicultural Bene Israel artist Siona Benjamin.

Read CJC Senior Advisor Prof. Jacques Berlinerblau's Latest for Salon

March 29, 2022

Click our link above to read CJC Senior Advisor and Prof. Jacques Berlinerblau's latest Salon article on what the 2022 Oscars scandal means for comedy and comedians.

CJC Director Prof. Bruce Hoffman Quoted in New York Times

New York Times
March 28, 2022

CJC Director, Prof. Bruce Hoffman, was quoted in a New York Times article on concerns about possible attacks on NATO territory. Click the title above to read his insights on how we can apply the example of Soviet and U.S wars in Afghanistan.