Tag Archives: Allan Dershowitz

dreyfus: baked in psychosis

The Dreyfus affair and the continuing saga of French “identite nationale.” It is imperative not to consign Dreyfus to the scrap heap of history. The time was la belle epoque and the stage was France, liberal democracy, Voltaire , Proust … Continue reading

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dreyfus: cones of darkness

Why we cannot forget Dreyfus. The time was la belle epoque, and the stage was France. But the chief actors in the drama- the double agents, perfidious generals, conniving politicians, and anti-Semites posing as patriots- have remained on the political … Continue reading

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humdinger jimmy: reckless pedestrian years

The beauty of being born again is that you get to wipe the slate clean. Its ingenious, very much in the spirit that de Toqueville described America on his visit early in the nineteenth-centiry as the land of constant personal … Continue reading

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redemption through damascus gate

Society of the Spectacle. A game. In part,¬† an attempt to gain social acceptance in an environment hostile towards Jews or can it be attributable¬† to an infantile effort to correct a haunting victim status through self-blame,¬† the kinds of … Continue reading

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new frontier: beyond his grassp

Do you believe that on that day all the children of Abraham are going to lay down their swords forever and eternally in Jerusalem. What to make of Gunter Grass? The pen as sword but within the context of the … Continue reading

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