One of George Orwell’s most remarked-upon faults was his disregard for Jews. Why was the late Christopher Hitchens so complacent about it?
Christopher Hitchens later-in-life discovery that he was Jewish did nothing to change his views on Zionism or Israel, The Nation’s managing editor writes in this appreciation.
Hitchens has been widely praised for his masterful writing. But his talent does not cancel out the morally questionable views he espoused in his work, Sarah Seltzer writes.
Christopher Hitchens was a skilled and acerbic debater whose intellect always shined through. Take it from Shmuley Boteach, one of his regular sparring partners.