Tag Archives: Michael Ezra

jerry as a jerrie: clowning in the shower

…Despite all efforts of the prosecution everybody could see that this man was not a monster, but it was difficult not to suspect that he was not a clown. ( Arendt, Eichmann in Jerusalem ) Written at the same time … Continue reading

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sweeping the sand from the golden door

We have just passed the forty-forth anniversary of the Six Day War. In part, a war based on certain reclamation myths and Jewish revisionism that appropriates necessary ingredients form the bible into the mythological recipe of a national homeland.  Somewhat … Continue reading

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terrifyingly normal: throw them to the wolves

In no other field of social science has prejudice more disastrously masqueraded as fact than in the study of race. Myth has pervaded discussions of race throughout the history of Western civilization. The mythmakers have exploited the popular associations of … Continue reading

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