Samson Raphael Hirsch wades into an intra-Christian controversy.
Kowtowing to Louis Farrakhan.
An antidote to current debates.
It now has a small but flourishing Jewish community.
The death of God is greatly exaggerated.
The admonition against oppressing the stranger, which opens this week’s Torah portion, is a far from obvious response to the Israelites’ experience of enslavement in Egypt.
The film Twelve Years a Slave uncritically accepts its protagonist’s assertion that the Bible legitimized the enslavement of African Americans. The truth is more. . .
The Nation of Islam is still propagating the canard that Jews dominated the slave trade, but its view has lost traction in the African-American community.
By serving in the military and in many other ways, American Jews had an extraordinary opportunity to play out their lives as individuals, to the. . .