During the Holocaust, George Soros was a 14-year-old kid. Having since become a wealthy liberal, he has faced brutal right-wing propaganda campaigns.
The sidewalks in Chicago’s tiny Haymarket Square were already crowded a half-hour ahead of the scheduled annual May Day rally.
Whatever the May Day action accomplished, it felt good to be involved.
Algren’s twentieth century search for a hero led him on a life of creative humanization, where art can inoculate us against fear and resentment.
One of the guiding lights of public health policy in the US was a Russian Jew who came to this country planning on being a lawyer instead.
The Chicago Tribune reported, “Our Israelite citizens have gone beyond even their most sanguine expectations.”