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Not long ago, I reviewed Peter Longerich’s benchmark biography of Heinrich Himmler in these pages—a work of meticulous and compelling scholarship about the master architect of the Final Solution, a mostly ordinary human being whose claim on history is that he succeeded in putting...
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The three groups that are quoted as backing Bush are forgetting Jewish history and tenets, including tikkun olam [heal the world]. ("Examining the Jewish Vote," Oct. 22.)
To the Orthodox, remember answering the four questions with Hayenu avadim Pharoah b'mitzrayim...