Professor Gary P. Zola thinks that a rise in xenophobia will force American Jews do pay more attention to minority rights.
Historian Jonathan Sarna weighs in on Donald Trump’s efforts to reverse various progressive moves. He thinks Trump will ultimately fail.5
Rank and file Jews aren’t yet on the front lines, but according to professor, Deborah Dash Moore, they should get ready to be there.6
David Myers, a professor of Jewish History at UCLA, likens Trump’s America to Philip Roth’s “Plot Against America.”
During WWII, Japan refused orders from Nazi Germany to kill all its Jews. Dr. Meron Medzini explains why Japan took that approach.21
Emily Barton’s ‘Book of Esther’ journeys to the medieval kingdom of Khazaria — but even there, Jews can’t escape the rush to modernize.
Polish-born Jewish sociologist of modernity Zygmunt Bauman has died at 91. We remember his writings about exclusion from WWII to the present day
Critic, gadfly and columnist Nat Hentoff has died at 91. We remember his contradictions and his prescient vision of Bob Dylan’s klezmer roots.3
Hannah Arendt and Stefan Zweig’s library cards have been found at France’s national library — curious providing curious insights into our past.
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