Liam Hoare


In WWI, Jews Fought for Britain. So Why Didn't Britain Fight for Jews?

By Liam Hoare

In WWI, Jews Fought for Britain. So Why Didn't Britain Fight for Jews?
In WWI, Jews fought for Britain — but Britain didn’t fight for Jews. Instead, it viewed them not only as outsiders but as symbols of gloom and disease.Read More


London's Crusade Drama Falls Flat

By Liam Hoare

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Brazen Anti-Semitism Sends French Jews Racing To Leave in Record Numbers

By Liam Hoare

Brazen Anti-Semitism Sends French Jews Racing To Leave in Record Numbers
French Jews are facing rising hatred on the streets, in civil society and even at shuls. Soaring numbers are voting with their feet — and heading to Israel.Read More


'Making Stalin Laugh' Finds Humor in Tragedy

By Liam Hoare

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The Joys of Amos Oz at 75

By Liam Hoare

In Amos Oz’s “Rhyming Life and Death” it’s a sticky night in Tel Aviv, and the Author is to give a reading. Surveying the room, he begins to fashion life stories for the people attending. He takes note of a boy of about 16, moving restlessly in his chair. “He looks unhappy,” the Author thinks. The torments of his age “have etched a tearful look on his face.” The Author imagines him as a budding poet named Yuval Dahan, “but when he timidly sends his first poems to a literary editor he will sign himself Yuval Dotan”:Read More



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