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So Moses and Mohammed Walk Into an Open Mic …


So Moses and Mohammed Walk Into an Open Mic …

“I love Anne Frank humor as much as the next guy” is a line I could never get...

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Sublime Recapitulation: Alfred Hitchcock’s “New” Holocaust Film

Sublime Recapitulation: Alfred Hitchcock’s “New” Holocaust Film

But of our work, the work of our order and in particular the work of this...

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The Year of the Truth Camps

The Year of the Truth Camps

Welcome to 2015, the year that speaking and writing freely had to stop. Anything...

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Cry Me a Rivers

Cry Me a Rivers

When I read about Joan Rivers’ death, my eyes welled up with stinging tears. Not...

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Modern Israel’s Terrorist Roots

Modern Israel’s Terrorist Roots

I generally don’t care about the Middle East, but since no one ever seems to shut...

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Comic Con Job

Comic Con Job

My version of Proverbs 30:18–19 goes: There are three things that I do not...

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Rape Quilt, Rape Guilt

Rape Quilt, Rape Guilt

So there’s a frickin’ rape quilt now. Remember the AIDS quilt? Back in the...

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A Reparations Plan That Makes Sense

A Reparations Plan That Makes Sense

Writing in The Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates—you can thank his Black Panther dad...

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Six Hours With a Hasid

Six Hours With a Hasid

Though Malaysia Airlines flights have a tendency to get lost, American Airlines is...

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The Anonymous Misogynist Online Army

The Anonymous Misogynist Online Army

Male readers who live and work in estrogen-rich environments may beg to differ,...

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Organs of State

Organs of State

As Marx famously noted, “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as...

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Memo to Merkel: Tell Obama to Take a Hike

Memo to Merkel: Tell Obama to Take a Hike

Chutzpah. I believe that’s the word for it. Just days after learning the...

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Stranger in a WASP Land

Stranger in a WASP Land

The Graduate, the December 1967 box-office smash starring newcomer Dustin Hoffman...

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The Last Gay Youth Club on the Left

The Last Gay Youth Club on the Left

I’ve heard it all my life: “If some pervert ever laid a hand on my kid, I’d kill...

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