Tag Archives: Daily Kos

Young Goodman Lumish.

Young Goodman Lumish came forth at sunset… One of the paradigmatic early American short stories is Nathanial Hawthorne’s Young Goodman Brown (1835).  The link above goes to the 1846 edition of the story as published in his collection, Mosses from an Old Manse.  What fascinates me, oddly enough, is its potential resonance …

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The Pathos of Jewish anti-Zionism.

I must admit, there is often something very touching about heartfelt expressions of Jewish anti-Zionism. On Daily Kos (a significant left-leaning political blog) we recently saw another soulful “diary” calling for the dissolution of Israel as the national homeland of the Jewish people.  As is sometimes the case, this one came from …

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The Times of Israel Promotes an Anti-Israel Advocate

In a recent piece by Times of Israel writer, Talia Lavin, she promotes David Harris-Gershon’s forthcoming book, What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife? Harris-Gershon is a frequent contributor to the left-leaning American political blog Daily Kos – as was I – and to Michael Lerner’s Tikkun Magazine.  His wife …

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