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Shmuel Rosner

Shmuel Rosner is an Israeli columnist and editor. He is the political editor of the Jewish Journal and writes a weekly column for The International New York Times (formerly known as The International Herald Tribune) and for Maariv.

Shmuel Rosner began his career in 1987 as a producer and editor with Israeli Army Radio. In 1991, he joined the Israeli daily Hadashot as a features and news editor. In 1994, he became editor of a local Israeli weekly, Tzomet Hasharon. He joined Haaretz in 1996. In 2006, he began writing articles for Slate magazine's "Foreigners" feature. In 2008 Rosner's blog, called “Rosner’s Domain,” moved to The Jerusalem Post; Rosner also moderated dialogues for the online publication Jewcy, blogged for Commentary’s main blog, "Contentions," and wrote for The New Republic, The Jewish Review of Books, The Jewish Chronicle, and other publications.

In 2009, Rosner was appointed nonfiction editor for Kinneret Zmora-Bitan Dvir, an Israeli publishing house. He also joined the Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI) as a fellow, and started writing a weekend column on diplomatic and American affairs for Maariv.

Shmuel Rosner is the author of two books, Shtetl, Bagel and Baseball: On the Dreadful, Wonderful State of America's Jews, and The Jewish Vote: Obama vs. Romney: A Voter’s Guide