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Charlie Hebdo & PEN America Center (Jeffrey Goldberg)

I know many people hate Jeffrey Goldberg because he’s not an anti-Zionist. And they won’t like this piece by him in the Atlantic, which you can read here, excoriating (I think eviscerating) the arguments made by critics who protested the decision … Continue reading

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Holocaust Denial & Charlie Hebdo

I’m glad we don’t have them in the United States, only to add that laws against Holocaust-denial are being used as a nasty wedge in current debates re: the depiction of the Prophet at Charlie Hebdo. The argument is why … Continue reading

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Now That’s Islamophobia (Charlie Hebdo, Religion & Satire)

Clearly uncomfortable with the comics run by Charlie Hebdo depicting the Prophet, ALZ approached me at synagogue yesterday and asked me what I thought about them. He asked it in such a direct way that I stumbled for an answer. … Continue reading

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After Paris — Islam (& Violence)

What’s a liberal to think about Islam and violence except to hold two thoughts together simultaneously? In other words, I don’t see how one can reduce Islam to this act of horrific violence, just as I don’t understand claims that … Continue reading

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