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  • The Anti-Judaism Exchange, Part 1: On the Word ‘Judaism’ in Western Tradition

    By Shmuel Rosner

    July 30, 2013 | 8:03 am

    David Nirenberg is the Deborah R. and Edgar D. Jannotta Professor of Medieval History and Social Thought at the University of Chicago, where he is also director of the Neubauer Family Collegium for Culture and Society. The following exchange will focus on Professor Nirenberg's...

  • The wrath of history

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    February 20, 2013 | 3:16 pm

    Much has been written about anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism, but “anti-Judaism” is something else again.

    “ ‘Judaism’ ... is not only the religion of specific people with specific beliefs, but also a category, a set of ideas and attributes with which non-Jews can make sense of and...