Many Dostoevsky scholars have been Jews, perhaps because the anti-Semitic writer needed to be seen as theirs—as almost Jewish in his concerns.
Why Russian Jews believed that reading Dostoevsky would legitimize their place in Russian culture and protect them from accusations of being interlopers.
That’s why geniuses like Dostoevsky can love all humanity and hate the Jews.
The case of the literary master helps explain why people who devote themselves to compassion for all so often make an exception for Jews.
Ivan Karamazov, Nietzsche’s Madman, and the lapsed atheist.
Jews shouldn’t join the mob by renaming St. Louis or “cancelling” Dostoevsky.
Does the Leopold and Loeb case say anything about Jewish identity?