Thursday, November 15, 2018

Author: elisniv

AIPAC vs. Seinfeld

13:32 24 December in Culture, Latest, Politics
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by Daniel Kieval I recently heard a lecture by J. J. Goldberg, senior columnist for The Forward, about the current state of American Judaism and its relationship to Israel. Goldberg spoke about intermarriage and what he termed the "Seinfeld effect," in which the national popularity of...

Play Hard, Pray Harder

16:24 16 December in Culture, Latest, Religion
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By Gabriel Weinstein Just two years after leaving the University of Florida facing charges of larceny and theft Auburn University quarterback Cameron Newton was full of gratitude winning the Heisman Trophy. Though Newton thanked his parents, coaches and teammates, he opened his speech thanking someone who...

Who's Afraid of Nixon's Anti-Semitism?

18:15 13 December in Latest, Politics
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By Steven Philp As governments process the information illicitly made public by Wikileaks, the legal release of conversations recorded during the Nixon administration may seem irrelevant.  Many of the recorded conversations released this week by The Nixon Presidential Library and Museum were recorded shortly before the...