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Uprising in Auschwitz

Members of the Sonderkommando (corpse handlers) who were facing their own annihilation in Auschwitz rose up against their captors on this date in 1944. They succeeded in killing the SS company commander and three guards and burning the crematoria. Six hundred internees escaped during the uprising, but all of them were hunted down and killed. […]

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Fantasyland vs. The Counterculture

by Lawrence Bush Discussed in this essay: Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire, by Kurt Andersen. Random House, 2017, 462 pages.   WHEN MY SON Jonah was about 8, he articulated his first generalization about human beings, based on his perceptions of our none-too-diverse community in the Mid-Hudson Valley of New York. “Dad,” he said, “I think there […]

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Stanford Study: Campus Antisemitism Greatly Exaggerated

by Jacob Plitman   A NEW STUDY by the Stanford Graduate School of Education finds that most Jewish students do not experience widespread antisemitism on campus, that they chafe at the conflation of Zionism and Judaism, and that they struggle with their relationship to Israel and its policies. “Contrary to alarmist reports that describe colleges and universities as […]

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OpEdge: Hugh Hefner as a Sexist Pig

INTELLECTUAL, LIBERAL, STYLISH — BUT NONETHELESS A PIG!   by Marc Jampole   AS PART of his glorification and ascent to the Valhalla of dead celebrities, Hugh Hefner has received far too much credit for the positive impact he had on American society and far too little condemnation for the negative. True, he advocated for abortion […]

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