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dear zealots

Book Review | Dear Zealots: Letters from a Divided Land by Amos Oz

12:36 16 December in 2018 November-December, Arts & Culture, Featured
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Dear Zealots: Letters from a Divided Land by Amos Oz Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018, 138 pp, $15.31 [divider] Amos Oz’s modest new book of nonfiction is a container for some somber thoughts and for scraps left over from earlier lectures and books—refined and re-sorted, though ultimately not completely resolved. The...

Hitler's American Friends

Book Review | Hitler’s American Friends By Bradley W. Hart

14:07 12 November in 2018 November-December, Arts & Culture, Featured
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Hitler’s American Friends: The Third Reich’s Supporters in the United States By Bradley W. Hart St. Martin’s/Thomas Dunne Books 2018, 304 pp, $28.99 [divider] Four days after Pearl Harbor and the U.S. declaration of war against Japan, Nazi Germany inexplicably declared war against the United States. John Kenneth Galbraith, then a...

defining anti-semitism

Opinion | The Tough Task of Defining Anti-Semitism

16:21 08 November in 2018 November-December, Jewish World
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Anti-Semitism is a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews. Rhetorical and physical manifestations of anti-Semitism are directed toward Jewish or non-Jewish individuals and/or their property, toward Jewish community institutions and religious facilities. In recent years, the “Working Definition of Antisemitism”...