Monthly Archive: December 2019

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A Panel Discussion Worth Discussing

Over on CNN, Jake Tapper had on Bari Wiess and Jane Coaston to discuss anti-Semitism and the reaction to the latest attacks on Jews. What say you?

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A Cultural History of Anemia

I began to wonder, could that ancient diagnosis of hysteria really just be anemia mixed with a distrust of women’s sexuality?

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The Best of Ordinary Times 2019

This was a strong year for Ordinary Times, with contributions from many different authors. It included strong debuts from new voices and dynamite content from our regular contributors

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Attacks on Jews in New York. Again.

But regardless of which political tribe we pin this on, it’s a scary moment. Anti-semitism is never dead and never very far from us. The events of recent weeks are a stark reminder of that.

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Bret Stephens Unites the Internet

The New York Times Columnist Bret Stephens ignited the interwebs with his latest op-ed on Ashkenazi Jews which, among other things, cites some highly questionable sourcing.

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2019 In Film: A Monumental Year For Cinema

An endless supply of franchises, big box office numbers, a stellar and different kind of Oscar buzz lineup, and a breakthrough for a gamechanger in how we view film