Tag Archives: Arthur Szyk

beat the clock

In some measure, what John Lukacs is saying is that a good many people were wrong in their perceptions of what was occurring during World War II. But he is also saying more than that, something more interesting and more … Continue reading

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cold irons bound

From John Lukacs’s The Last European War, and old book from the 1970’s but still pertinent: “one of the most, if not the most successful economists of the twentieth century,” Lukacs says, “was Adolf Hitler. He did not believe in … Continue reading

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purim: doing a deep fry on the “juden fressers”

They lived to fight and argue¬† another day. Purim based on the Biblical Book of Esther. That is, there is a hidden hand of god, who acts in a matter of revealed while being hidden; hidden in everything that happens. … Continue reading

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life on parade: playing dress up

It was the Aryan myth. It was born as a minor issue in comparative linguistics, grew into a full-fledged racial theory of history, and ended by almost devouring European civilization….. Steven Heller: In fact, Hugo Boss was the designer back … Continue reading

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