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by | Nov 1, 2020

My father-in-law of blessed memory taught Talmud and Rabbinics in Berlin until 1940. He was there as Germany’s Jewish community was terrorized, stripped of rights, mulcted, and isolated. He knew tyranny firsthand. He would often teach that, in conveying the…

by | Sep 25, 2020

When the coronavirus restrictions prevented Middle East Studies academics from getting together in groups, they took their support for Palestine online. BDS organizations have been sucking up bandwidth for many months, pursuing their academic boycotts of Israel, comparing it to Apartheid…

by | Jul 25, 2020

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler was called on to quit his job as he joined the radical protesters on Wednesday night. Protests in Portland have continued for over 50 days, as President Trump dispatched federal agents to quell the turmoil last…

by | Jul 15, 2020

Conservatives mostly consider the modern progressive a-wokening as irreligious, even immoral and atheistic. But the other side more than returns the compliment, believing conservatives morally and socially bigoted and corrupt. As the great historian Eric Voegelin tried to tell us…

by | Jul 1, 2020

I The Zionist social critic Max Nordau began his 1916 treatise Die Biologie der Ethik with a vivid recapitulation of a pioneering animal psychology experiment conducted by the zoologist Karl Möbius, wherein a carnivorous pike and a terrified tench were…

by | Aug 24, 2017

“Your graphic of the Flag of this great Nation is unacceptable,” began @ronwilliamswv’s tweet blasting me. “UnAmerican. To be cute, it is depicted as flying upside down? Awful.” “It’s not meant to be ‘cute’ or ‘unAmerican,’” I tweeted back defensively….

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