Sixty years ago, in a scene reminiscent of World War II, Algerian immigrants protesting the “nameless war” were chased, beaten and shot in Paris.
For the faithful, the prospect of divine judgment inspires awe, but for the non-religious, there’s a staggering power in the Days of Awe.
Known as the “people’s lawyer,” Brandeis, who called himself a Jeffersonian Republican, was a man of strong moral and political convictions.
New Texas abortion and gun laws recall memories of McCarthyism and a famous western scripted by blacklisted Jewish writer Carl Foreman.
The bestselling author, television personality and rightwing gadfly Eric Zemmour was bourn to Algerian Jewish parents in a suburb of Paris.
As scenes of turmoil and terror in Kabul unfold on our screens, our politicians and pundits are in hot pursuit of those responsible for this nightmare. There is, remarkably enough, something of a consensus when it comes to an answer: President Joseph Biden. These critics may be right, but as the work of a Jewish philosopher who lived through the great crises of the 20th century might remind them, Biden’s personal failure in Afghanistan is our collective failure.
Is Texas governor Greg Abbott’s COVID policy a libertarian experiment or a test of John von Neumann’s prisoner’s dilemma?
In France, vaccine passport opponents are pinning yellow stars to themselves and putting Hitler’s mustache on Emmanuel Macron. How did this happen?
Those who excuse the January 6 Capitol riot and oppose COVID vaccines are exhibiting the ‘thoughtlessness’ Hannah Arendt warned us about.
Owners push back against expensive maintenance not because they are bad actors, but because they are, like the rest of us, all too human.