Tag Archives: Arab Spring

Syria (Shame)

I’m astonished as to how little my friends on the liberal-left talk about Syria, this refusal to commit to a position, not one way and not the other. Sure it’s complicated. And no one wants to see another Iraq. But … Continue reading

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Anti-Semitism & Affect (Ruth Wisse)

(bomb shelter) I went to hear the distinguished Ruth Wisse speak at Ansche Chesed about anti-Semitism last Shabbat. It was a remarkable performance. What I found most worthwhile about Wisse’s talk was the focus she put on the poltical character … Continue reading

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