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  • Pamela Geller, You’re No Charlie Hebdo

    By Rob Eshman

    May 5, 2015 | 1:44 pm

    What is my problem with Pamela Geller?

    It doesn’t seem fair, at first glance, that I would support Charlie Hebdo and attack Geller.

    Geller is the Long Island Jewish housewife-turned-anti-Muslim activist behind the Muhammad drawing contest in Texas that ended in violence this...

  • Nazis’ stooge or well-meaning Jew?

    By Tom Tugend

    January 27, 2014 | 3:04 pm

    When the French director Claude Lanzmann completed the editing of his eight-hour epic documentary, “Shoah,” in 1985, he still had stashed away nearly 11 hours of interviews with one man.

    That man was Benjamin Murmelstein, the last president of the Judenrat (Jewish Council) in the...