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  • Q&A with Alan Dershowitz

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    October 15, 2013 | 3:55 pm

    No one can accuse the ubiquitous Alan Dershowitz of understatement, but the subtitle of his new autobiography, “Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law” (Crown, $28), is a bit misleading. It’s true that Dershowitz’s claim to fame began with his work on a long list of famous cases, but...

  • Report: CIA kept file on Noam Chomsky

    August 14, 2013 | 9:30 am

    After years of denial, the Central Intelligence Agency acknowledged that it kept a file on Noam Chomsky, though the file appears to have been destroyed.

    Chomsky, 84, an American academic who works as a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was an anti-war...

  • Naom Chomsky makes first visit to Gaza

    October 19, 2012 | 9:25 am

    Noam Chomsky, the prominent American academic and critic of Israel, has made his first trip to the Gaza Strip.

    Chomsky, who is Jewish, is a professor of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a frequent critic of American foreign policy and Israel's...

  • Opinion: Hitchens, Havel and Chomsky

    December 26, 2011 | 1:26 pm

    Christopher Hitchens, the acerbic critic, and Vaclav Havel, the Czech leader, had one odd thing in common—besides passing away in the same week.

    They both ran afoul of Noam Chomsky. Contrary to some murmurs in the blogosphere, Hitchens and Havel didn’t meet in 1988 when Hitchens...

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  • What Israel means to me

    By David Mamet

    March 13, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    This is one in a series of articles and essays on myriad topics related to Israel that will run weekly as we approach the Jewish state's 60th anniversary on Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel Independence Day, in May.

    Noam Chomsky was interviewed in the summer 2004 issue of Heeb magazine:

    Q:...