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Caught in a Kafkaesque process

Caught in a Kafkaesque process

Doron Ben-Atar I was stunned. My wife, kids and friends have been warning me for years that, in these prudish times, my outrageous sense of humour and intellectual...

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Klinghoffer or Freundel?

Klinghoffer or Freundel?

It is difficult to choose between the twin issues currently greatly exercising my Manhattan neighbours. The staging of The Death of Klinghoffer (not ‘The Murder...

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On the Ottawa attack, mothers of terrorists: a stunning contrast

On the Ottawa attack, mothers of terrorists: a stunning contrast

Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn The mother of the Muslim terrorist who attacked Canada’s parliament building last Wednesday says she is weeping for her son’s...

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Kosher Movies lesson appreciated

Kosher Movies lesson appreciated

Thank-you for printing the brilliant article written by Rabbi Herbert Cohen, PhD. Rabbi Cohen uses the example of the lessons learned in the classic movie Casablanca. He...

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Willful blindness to anti-Semitism

Willful blindness to anti-Semitism

As yet more evidence that academics are regularly able to engage in what George Orwell sardonically referred to as “doublethink” (the power of holding two contradictory...

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