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Will Jews Be Part of the New Progressive Movement?

An Editorial “To be a progressive . . . means being a partisan — at least for now,” writes the champion liberal economist and New York Times columnist, Paul Krugman, in his insightful book, The Conscience of a Liberal (2007). The restoration of an equitable economy and a decent social safety net, the providing of […]

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Vilne, Whispering

by Rokhl Kafrissen At the end of July, I flew to Lithuania for a month-long Yiddish program at the Vilnius Yiddish Institute. Right before leaving New York, I learned that prosecutors in Vilnius were investigating elderly Jews, former anti-Nazi partisans, for war crimes against Lithuanian civilians. The news seemed a joke that no one would […]

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‘Investigating’ Jewish Partisans in Lithuania

The Protest of a Veteran Jewish Partisan by Sara Ginaite Recent actions by the prosecutor general in Lithuania, who seems to have been pressured by some to discredit Jewish anti-Nazi partisans, are regrettable. Three elderly Jewish partisans are today being investigated in connection with events at the end of January, 1944 — a military action […]

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September-October 2008

Click Here to Sign Up for JEWDAYO Featuring: The Editors on Jews and the new progressive movement Anti-Semitism in Lithuania: Reports from Rokhl Kafrissen and Sara Ginaite Joel Schechter & the inimitable Spain: Rudolf Rocker’s Arbeter Fraynt [PDF] And in the full issue: Nicholas Jahr on J Street Linda Gritz on Sukkot Yankl Stillman on […]

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