Our Jewish hearts demand action when we see the human catastrophe unfolding in Europe. But Deborah Lipstadt warns we must think about the consequences of steps to help — even those borne of pure compassion.
The Copenhagen terror attacks should not have surprised anyone. Deborah Lipstadt offers 7 axioms of the new reality — starting with the fact that it has a name: Muslim extremism.
For European Jewry, last year was a tipping point, writes Deborah Lipstadt. Anti-Semitism became a fact of life that could not be avoided.
Deborah Lipstadt was part of the American delegation to the recent European conference on anti-Semitism. What she heard there was deeply disturbing.
For decades, Emory University’s dental school had a pernicious policy of discrimination against Jews. Now, the school is trying to expose the past and heal the wounds.
Deborah Lipstadt looks at the closing of Yale’s anti-Semitism institute, and argues for the need to separate scholarship from advocacy in this fraught field.
When I heard the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed, I was in the middle of an author’s tour for my recent book on the Eichmann trial. It was impossible not to immediately see the parallels between the fates of these two mass murderers, who both ended up in watery graves: While bin Laden’s body was dumped in the sea, Eichmann’s ashes were strewn over the Mediterranean.