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Category Archives: Jewry

Hollywood not pro-Jewish enough: European Jewish Congress President attacks Slumdog Millionaire

There are evidently not enough “pro-Jewish” movies being produced by Hollywood of late for Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress. Cantor has launched an extraordinary verbal attack on … Continue reading

23 April, 2009 · 3 Comments

Shlomo Sand speaks on The Invention Of The Jewish People

You may recall historian Shlomo Sand re-ignited a debate last year (The Invention of the Diaspora: Shattering a National Mythology?) upon the release of his book When And How The Jewish … Continue reading

16 April, 2009 · 11 Comments

Timely Reminders

"Those who crusade, not for God in themselves, but against the devil in others, never succeed in making the world better, but leave it either as it was, or sometimes perceptibly worse than what it was, before the crusade began. By thinking primarily of evil we tend, however excellent our intentions, to create occasions for evil to manifest itself."
-- Aldous Huxley

"The only war that matters is the war against the imagination. All others are subsumed by it."
-- Diane DiPrima, "Rant", from Pieces of a Song.

"It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
for lack
of what is found there"
-- William Carlos Williams, "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower"