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Jew-in-the-Library, Jew-in-the-Streets

Jill Krementz, The Jewish Writer, Henry Holt and Company, 1998

Portraits, bios, occasionally quotations form this coffee table book collection of Jewish writers, poets, novelists, scholars. 543 more words


Veganism, Christianity, and Capitalism

It’s great if you can be totally vegan. But, these are the facts: 84% of vegans and vegetarians return to meat. We live in a society that is built on cheap meat, factory farming, labor exploitation, etc. 301 more words


The Nature of Evil

Edmund Burke famously said “For evil to flourish it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.” Burke was given to the pithy, memorable statements and was also a wise and extremely well-informed thinker. 804 more words

Hugh's Blogs

Kötülüğün Sıradanlığı

Nazi Almanyası’nda Yahudilerin gettolara ve toplama kamplarına naklinden sorumlu Otto Adolf Eichmann, 11 Mayıs 1960’ta Buenos Aires’in kenar mahallelerinden birinde yakalandı ve İsrail’e getirildi. 11 Nisan 1961’de Kudüs Bölge Mahkemesi’ne çıkarıldı ve on beş ayrı iddiayla suçlandı: Başkalarıyla birlikte, Nazi rejiminin başından sonuna kadar ve özellikle de İkinci Dünya Savaşı sırasında Yahudi halkına karşı suçlar, insanlığa karşı suçlar işlemişti. 241 more words


The Threat of Statelessness

Hannah Arendt states in The Origins of Totalitarianism that statelessness leads to rightlessness for persons. Basic privileges like owning a home or legal rights, such as being protected by the government start being stripped away.   157 more words