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JOURNALISM

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PUBLISHED ARTICLES, 2005-2018:

 

  • What Was M-103 Really About; Islamophobia or a Money Grab for Radical Islamic Groups?” Post Millennial, July 9, 2018 

  • Iran doesn’t hesitate to kill its own children” The National Post, May 7, 2018 

  • The Museum of the Bible - What it Might Do for North American Undergraduates” New English Review, March, 2018 

  • Does Oxfam Endorse Terror?” New English Review, January 2018 

  • The West Should Support Kurdish Independence…with Conditions” National Post, October 17, Geoffrey Clarfield and Salim Mansur 

  • It is Hard to Sponsor Yazidi Refugees” New English Review, August 2017 

  • Can We Talk? Tom Wolfe’s The Kingdom of Speech”, Academic Questions (National Association of Scholars), June 23, 2017 

  • The United Nations is losing staggering sums to corruption, mismanagement and bad decision making” National Post, June 15, 2017 

  • Armenian Genocide was in many ways a rehearsal for the Holocaust” National Post, April 22 

  • The Failing Arab World” National Post, February 23, 2017 

  • How the UN is trying to sneak its un Canadian ‘values’ into Canadian schools” National Post, January 5, 2017 

  • Rethinking Dor Bahadur Bista’s “Fatalism and Development” New English Review December 2016

  • From the Lions of Africa to the Lions of Judah” New English Review, Nov 2016

  • Europe’s No Go Zones” with S. Mansur National Post, Oct 11 2016

  • The Legal Case for Israel” with S. Mansur National Post August 12, 2016

  • Sharia Banking Comes to Canada” Times of Israel July 25, 2016

  • An Open Letter to American Synagogues About the Yazidi” Times of Israel, May 3, 2016

  • Bar Ilan Overseas-For the Freedom of Israel and the West” New English Review, June 2016

  • What Does Bill 59 Have to do with Chanukah?” Times of Israel, Dec. 12, 2015

  • Jerusalem Then and Now” With Salim Mansur, National Post, October 28, 2015

  • The Myth of the Syrian People” With Salim Mansur, National Post, September 23, 2015

  • The Hidden Structure of the Greek Debt Crisis” Mackenzie Institute, Sept.17, 2015

  • Across the Borderline with Rabbi Stephen Leon” New English Review, August 2015

  • In Search of a Most Excellent Guitar” Brooklyn Rail, July 2015

  • When the Poster Promoting the Music is as Exciting as the Music, You Know You’re Listening to Chicha” Smithsonian Magazine, June 25, 2015

  • The Fictional Kingdom” with Salim Mansur, National Post, June 8, 2015

  • The Ghosts of Eldorado” New English Review June, 2015

  • Hope for Nepal” National Post, May 19, 2015

  • A Whisper in the Wind” The New English Review, April 2015

  • The Yazidis, Alone” National Post March 10, 2015

  • Honor Thy Father” New English Review March 2015 

  • On Safari” New English Review, February, 2015

  • A Village Remembered” New English Review, January 2015

  • The Beautiful Weirdness of Javier Cohen” The Brooklyn Rail, December 18, 2014

  • A Maccabee for All Seasons-Jewish, Christian, Literary and Rastafarian” The New English Review, December 2014

  • Erdogan’s Big Lie” The National Post, December 1, 2014

  • Inside and Outside of Gerineldo-From the Gardens of Spain to the Mountains of Morocco” The Times of Israel, November 30, 2014

  • Body and Soul - The State of the Jewish Nation, by Director Gloria Greenfield: A Film Essay” The Times of Israel, November 15, 2014

  • The Many Discoveries of Salomone Rossi” The Times of Israel, November 6, 2014

  • Unexplored Nepal” New English Review, November 2014

  • Halloween - A Good Time to Be Wiccan” National Post, October 31, 2014

  • Return of the Poachers” National Post, October 6, 2014

  • For the Future of Florida” New English Review, October 2014

  • Shlomo Avineri, Anthropology and Ending the War in Iraq” The Times of Israel, September 20, 2014

  • Lawrence of Arabia As You Never Saw It, A Book Review” The Times of Israel, September 6, 2014

  • Oka! The Greatest Musical Act of the Last 50,000 Years” New English Review, September, 2014

  • The Wizard of Lake Turkana” The New English Review, August 2014

  • George Clooney and the Death of the American Grown Up” The New English Review, July 2014

  • Mick Jagger, Theodore Herzl and the Redemption of Israel” The Times of Israel, June 7, 2014

  • From Sesame Street to J Street - A Film Review of the J Street Challenge” Times of Israel, June 3, 2014

  • Murder in Brussels - The Smurfs and the Cultural Origins of Belgian Anti-Semitism” The Times of Israel, May 25, 2014

  • Inside El Sisi’s Mind” National Post, May 23, 2014

  • Ehud Olmert and the Modern Greek Novel” The Times of Israel, May 15, 2014

  • Boko Haram and the Return of the Nigerian Slave Trade” The Times of Israel, May 11, 2014

  • Slaves of Sinai” National Post, April 14, 2014 “From Casablanca to Carnegie Hall” Sephardic Horizons, Spring 2014

  • Last Days in the Garden of Eden-Among the Pygmies of the Central African Republic” The New English Review, March 2014

  • That High and Lonesome Himalayan Sound” The Brooklyn Rail, February 2014

  • The Master Navigator” New English Review, February 2014

  • Turn, Turn, Turn” The National Post, January 31, 2014

  • Al Shaabab’s Jihad - The Secret History Behind the Westgate Mall Attack” New English Review, January 2014

  • On Teaching Ethnographic Film” Academic Questions, National Association of Scholars, Winter, 2014

  • The Grandmother Who Eats Everything” National Post December 13, 2013 

  • Not Quite Midnight’s Children - The Karma of Kathmandu” The New English Review, November 2013

  • Never Again” The New English Review, October, 2013

  • The Portrait” The New English Review, September, 2013

  • The Covenant at Sinai and Greek Rhetoric - A Proposal Writer’s Credo” New English Review August 2013

  • British Praise for Ancient Mesopotamian Tyrants” The American Thinker, July 14, 2013

  • The Many Faces of Hyderabad” New English Review (Syndicated News), July 2013

  • You Gotta Reap Just What You Sow” New English Review, June 2013

  • A Wonder to Behold” New English Review, March 2013

  • The Secret History of Indian Classical Music” National Post, December 17, 2012

  • How America Catches Tunes” National Post, December 9, 2012

  • In Denial” National Post, December 7, 2012

  • Portrait of Elizabeth: Shona Farmer” New English Review, December, 2012

  • Pink Saris” American Anthropologist, December, 2012

  • First Contact” New English Review, November 2012

  • An American Revivalist: Dom Flemons and the Return of the African American String Band” Brooklyn Rail, November 2012

  • On Being Ethnomusicological” New English Review, October, 2012

  • The Dying Days of the Pygmy People” The National Post, September 10, 2012

  • France, Riots and the Poverty of Marxists” New English Review September 2012

  • When Conquistadores Finally Prevail” New English Review, August 2012

  • How I Got Into College” New English Review, June 2012

  • Mendelssohn, The Nazis and Me” New English Review, May 2012

  • Early Music: That Other Music Revival” Brooklyn Rail, May 201

  • Remembering China’s Forgotten Jewish Community at Passover” National Post, April 6, 2012

  • Syria is An Invented Country That Is About To Fall Apart” National Post, March 22, 2012

  • Searching for Shangri La: Tibet in Comics” The New English Review, April 2012

  • From Teacher to Tutor” New English Review, February, 2012

  • From Innocence to Experience: The Songs of Seth Kallen” Syndicated News

  • Michael Caine is Harry Brown” Syndicated News

  • In the Court of the Tzadik”, New English Review, December 2011

  • Wine, Women and Song” New English Review, November 2011

  • In Exile on Main Street” the Brooklyn Rail, October 2011

  • The Golden Bough, Once Again” New English Review, October 2011

  • The Tyrants’ Muse” The American Thinker, Sept. 23, 2011 “Verbal Gladiators” New English Review, September 2011

  • Athens and Jerusalem, Odysseus and Moses “(with Joseph Adler) New English Review, August, 2011

  • The Happiest Year of My Life - Alan Lomax in Italy, 1954” Living in Italy, July13, 2011

  • The Redemption of the King’s Talmud” New English Review, July 2011

  • The War Behind the War in Yemen” The Globe and Mail, June 11, 2011

  • A Walk Through Forest Hill” New English Review, June 2011

  • The Real Geronimo” National Post, May 10, 2011

  • The Men Who Would Be King” Globe and Mail, May 9, 2011 

  • Big Drum Lives in Brooklyn” Brooklyn Rail, May 2011

  • Somalia in a State of Nature” New English Review, May, 2011

  • The Tribes of Libya: A Brief History” National Post April 21, 2011

  • The Comforting Illusions of Friendship” New English Review, April 2011

  • The Rise and Fall of Muslim Dynasties” National Post, March 18, 2011

  • Sir Wilfred Patrick Thesiger, Unedited” New English Review March, 2011

  • The Ruins at Kunduchi” New English Review, February 2011

  • The Pygmy Holocaust” January 20, 2011 “The Maestro” New English Review, January 2011

  • What Did Jesus Sing?” National Post, Dec. 20, 2010

  • Making Music Not War” National Post, Dec. 7, 2010

  • What Does Hizbollah Do For A Living?” New English Review, December 2010

  • The Maharaja of Music” National Post, November 15, 2010

  • The ‘Absence of History’ at the World Bank” New English Review, November, 2010

  • Islam’s Infidels” National Post, October 8, 2010

  • A Walk in Shonaland” New English Review, October, 2010

  • Revolt on the Nile” National Post, September 3, 2010

  • The Angel of Death” New English Review, September, 2010

  • The Byzantine Scribe” New English Review, August, 2010

  • Caribana’s Ancient Roots” National Post, July 31, 2010

  • Elija Then and Now” National Post, June, 2010

  • The Pagan Country Gentleman” New English Review, June 2010

  • Copyrighting the Bible” New English Review, May 2010

  • Haiti’s National Treasure” National Post, May 3, 2010

  • Don’t Cry For Me Argentina” New English Review, April 2010

  • The Many Mount Sinais” National Post, March 30, 2010

  • The Pipes of Pan” New English Review, March, 2010

  • Turkey’s Great Musical Gamble” New English Review, February 2010

  • 2,500 Years of Egyptomania” National Post February 7, 2010

  • The Gospel of Thomas” National Post, December 24, 2009

  • Free in Their Own Country” National Post, December 22, 2009

  • Uncovering the Other Dead Sea Scrolls” National Post, July 30, 2009

  • Theocracy of Thugs” National Post, June 24, 2009

  • Russia’s New Imperialists” National Post, March 23, 2009

  • Hope From Baghdad” National Post, January 23, 2009

  • Holy Land’s Pressured Christians” New York Post, Dec. 27, 2008

  • Jesus, Family Man” National Post, Dec.23, 2008

  • Caught in the Crossfire of Two Historical Forces” Globe and Mail, Dec 18, 2008

  • The Marxist Roots of Ethiopia’s Suffering” National Post, Sept. 6, 2008

  • China’s Big Lie” National Post, August 18, 2008

  • Stop the Appeasement of Art and Antiquities Thieves” The Globe and Mail, July 5, 2008

  • Phantom Voyagers: The Indonesian Origins of West African Bronzes” Minerva Magazine, May/June 2008

  • From Mau Mau to Mungiki” National Post, Feb. 5, 2008

  • Where Tribe is Everything” National Post, January 5, 2008

  • Turn Right and Give a Shout Yourself-Daily Life in Roman Egypt” Books in Canada, Dec. 2007

  • The Quest for Jerusalem of Gold” Books in Canada, September 2007

  • Aurel Stein-Beyond the Bhudda” Minerva Magazine, May/June 2007

  • Sail at Your Own Risk” National Post, November 24, 2006

  • In Search of a Lost World” National Post, August 16, 2006

  • Whither Ethnomusicology” Der Kunkl, August 2006

  • King Solomon’s Mines Revisited” National Post, February 23, 2006

  • Of Muslims and Music” National Post, December 6, 2005

  • Forcing Hindus into Exile” National Post, October 25, 2005

  • Terrorizing the Tolerant” National Post, October 6, 2005

  • The Beduin Connection” National Post, July 25, 2005

  • African Corruption - The British Connection” National Post, July 22, 2005