Saturday, July 20, 2019

Latest

Shtetl Life Reexamined

12:43 14 April in Latest, Politics
1 Comment

By Symi Rom-Rymer A picture is worth a thousand words, so goes the old cliché.  But as Alana Newhouse’s recently published New York Times article on Roman Vishniac demonstrates, what that picture is actually saying is often more complicated than it seems. Her piece focuses on Vishniac’s...

This Week's Links

08:04 09 April in Arts & Culture, Latest, Politics
0 Comments

By Michelle Albert President Obama has decided to remove the terms "islamic extremism" and "jihad" from the document detailing the country's national security policy in order to ease relations between the US and Muslim nations. Hungarian Jews marched through Budapest's Old Ghetto district to protest the recent...