Jews Choosing Life

From the February 1999 Print Edition

The sanctity and infinite worth of every human being is a quintessential Jewish value, grounded in the biblical notion that man is made in the image and likeness of God. According to the Mishnah (Sanhedrin 4:5): “Whoever destroys one life is as if he destroyed a whole world, and whoever . . . . Continue Reading »

The Big Lie Continued

From the February 1994 Print Edition

Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory by Deborah Lipstadt Free Press, 278 pages, $22.95 Assassins of the Memory: Essays on the Denial of the Holocaust. by Pierre Vidal-Naquet, translated by Jeffery Mehlman Columbia University Press, 205 pages, $27.50 Ever since the end of . . . . Continue Reading »

Niebuhr the Teacher

From the February 1993 Print Edition

Professor Reinhold Niebuhr: A Mentor to the Twentieth Century by Ronald H. Stone Westminster/John Knox Press, 284 pages, $21.99 paper Niebuhr and His Age: Reinhold Niebuhr’s Prophetic Role in the Twentieth Century by Charles C. Brown Trinity Press International, $34.95 Of books and . . . . Continue Reading »

Across the Gulf of Faith

From the May 1991 Print Edition

Jewish Perspectives on Christianity edited by Franz A. Rothschild Crossroad, 363 pages, $29.50 The interfaith dialogue between Christians and Jews has become such a familiar feature of contemporary religious life that it is hard to imagine a time when it was virtually unheard of. Yet this dialogue . . . . Continue Reading »