Daily Archives: March 1, 2018

How Should Jews Remember Rev. Billy Graham?

Currently, the #1 story at The New York Jewish Week is “How Should Jews Remember Rev. Billy Graham?”: Rev. Graham’s sharing of vile anti-Semitic stereotypes with President Nixon in 1972 did not endear him to Jewish collective memory. In secretly taped … Continue reading

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What Makes Jewish Comedy Jewish?

From David Baddiel’s review of Jeremy Dauber’s book Jewish Comedy: A Serious History (“What makes Jewish comedy Jewish?”): Jewishness in comedy – what, in other words, is actually Jewish about the comedy of these secular Jews – is elusive, a … Continue reading

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BBC: Civilization(s)

Today’s Prufrock email blast notes: The BBC is bringing back Kenneth Clark’s Civilization. Unsurprisingly, it’s now called Civilizations, and the first episode has its share of egalitarian posturing. Otherwise, it’s not bad: “Here’s one of the fundamental differences between this … Continue reading

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Marine Le Pen Charged For Posting ISIS Photos

We must never lose sight of the fact that today’s Left would love to have similar laws here in the United States: PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors filed preliminary charges Thursday against far-right leader Marine Le Pen for tweeting brutal … Continue reading

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