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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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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.

Some Kind of Life

Notes on Stefan Zweig’s “The Post Office Girl”, assimilation, and shifting fortunes.

As American as Passover

A few more idle thoughts on the preeminence of American Jewry: It’s not as if Jews haven’t played important roles in government before now – I once read that Charlemagne relied heavily on Jewish...

Of Maus and Men

Last night, which happened to be International Holocaust Remembrance Day, I attended a lecture by Pulitzer prize winning comic book artist (or graphic novelist) Art Spiegelman.  It was supposed to be a talk on...