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Anti-Zionism Goes Woke

From the May 2023 Print Edition

Like a starving zombie, identity politics bites into longstanding left-wing ideas and movements, reforming them in its own image. Anti-Zionists are not immune, as shown by Berkeley’s ­Daniel Boyarin, one of America’s leading Talmudists and Jewish philologists, the author of acclaimed books . . . . Continue Reading »

True Jewish Lit

From the May 2021 Print Edition

The title of Adam Kirsch’s survey of twentieth-­century Jewish literature can be read in two ways. In historical terms, the Holocaust was the curse. The founding of Israel and the welcome Jews received in America were the blessings. But as a literary matter, the blessing and the curse were the . . . . Continue Reading »