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The Latest Publications from the Intellectual Dark Web

Idolatry at the Western Wall

Posted by on Mar 11, 2019 on nytimes.com

The fight against religious fundamentalism sometimes means getting spit on.

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Ilhan Omar and the Myth of Jewish Hypnosis

Posted by on Jan 21, 2019 on nytimes.com

A conspiracy theory with ancient roots and a bloody history.

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Australians Have More Fun

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019 on nytimes.com

What we can learn from “Canada in a thong.”

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Try to Keep Up With Australia’s Fastest 92-Year-Old Woman

Posted by on Jan 4, 2019 on nytimes.com

I thought I would come to Australia and learn to surf. Instead I learned to walk.

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The Cost of Telling a #MeToo Story in Australia

Posted by on Dec 16, 2018 on nytimes.com

Why Yael Stone is terrified to talk about Geoffrey Rush.

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Can You Like the Person You Love to Hate?

Posted by on Dec 3, 2018 on nytimes.com

Bari Weiss and Eve Peyser were Twitter enemies. Then they met.

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Europe’s Jew Hatred, and Ours

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 on nytimes.com

A new CNN poll reveals that one in four Europeans are anti-Semitic.

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When a Terrorist Comes to Your Hometown

Posted by on Nov 2, 2018 on nytimes.com

The Jewish community center became a mourning tent. The synagogue, a crime scene.

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A Massacre in the Heart of Mr. Rogers’s Neighborhood

Posted by on Oct 27, 2018 on nytimes.com

Squirrel Hill will continue to live by the values that Jews have sustained for more than 2,000 years. They can never be gunned down.

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What Do You Do When You Are Anonymously Accused of Rape?

Posted by on Oct 13, 2018 on nytimes.com

The writer Stephen Elliott is suing Moira Donegan, the creator of the Media Men list.

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Why Is Israel Scared of This Young American?

Posted by on Oct 10, 2018 on nytimes.com

Societies that bar their critics aren’t protecting themselves. They are advertising their weakness.

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A Dress Rehearsal for Our Deaths

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 on nytimes.com

Yom Kippur asks us to look our mortality in the face. Can we sustain the stare?

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Money Talks. Will the G.O.P. Listen?

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018 on nytimes.com

Seth Klarman was once the biggest donor to the Republican Party in New England. This year he’s giving some $20 million to...

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Julia Salazar, the Left’s Post-Truth Politician

Posted by on Sep 14, 2018 on nytimes.com

The democratic socialist lied. And lied. And lied. Then she won handily in Brooklyn.

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Asia Argento Proves, Once Again, That Women Are Human Beings

Posted by on Aug 21, 2018 on nytimes.com

No gender has a monopoly on hypocrisy or harm.

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Bari Weiss at Chautauqua: “The New Seven Dirty Words”

Posted by on Jul 27, 2018 on youtube.com

Bari Weiss is a writer and editor for The New York Times opinion section, where she writes about culture and politics. Before joining the...

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Jordan Peterson: From the Barricades of the Culture Wars

Posted by on Jun 27, 2018 on youtube.com

From the Aspen Ideas Festival, recorded Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Jordan Peterson, author of the best-selling 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote...

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Meet the Renegades of the Intellectual Dark Web

Posted by on May 8, 2018 on nytimes.com

“Most simply, it is a collection of iconoclastic thinkers, academic renegades and media personalities who are having a rolling...

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