Professor Amir Hussain teaches comparative religion at Loyola Marymount University. Sometimes, as you can imagine, his students get into heated discussions. Not long ago, one of them called another one a “fascist.” Hussain stopped the class and asked the name-caller if he knew...
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June 20, 2012 | 1:10 pm
November 19, 2008 | 6:10 pmYoav was my kibbutz brother, secular and an ardent Zionist. He had an encyclopedic mind that could recite in detail kibbutz history, lore and socialist ideology. Today, Yoav is an equally intense, knowledgeable and ideological Charedi guy living in the Midwest. He recently offered to...
November 3, 2008 | 9:33 pm
It seems Jewcy has lost all its best regular bloggers: Ali Eteraz, Daniel Koffler, Joey Kurtzman. But here’s a good piece from Josh Strawn about the hollowness of calling Barack Obama a socialist. (Seriously, a friend of mine responded to another friend’s mass e-mail in support of Obama last night with “Obama for the people’s republic of America!!!”).
Most of Strawn’s blog post is after the jump:
July 27, 2006 | 8:00 pm
South American Jewish communities are surveying their surroundings anew after elections across the continent in recent years have been dominated by left-wing or center-left parties.
Among the changes:
- In 2002, Luis Ignacio "Lula" DaSilva, a union leader from a poor background,...