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  • Attack on Writers Verges on Ridiculous

    By Ruth Andrew Ellenson

    February 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    This past week, the New York Times Book Review ran a lengthy essay by writer Wendy Shalit titled "The Observant Reader." In it, Shalit harshly criticized books she deemed to be unfriendly to Orthodox Judaism. Even worse than the books, she asserted, were some of their writers,...