In 1967, as nearly half a million American troops fought in Vietnam, MIT linguistics professor Noam Chomsky wrote an essay for the New York Review of Books that derided his fellow intellectuals for standing by silently in the face of such an abhorrent war. Literary critic George Steiner wrote a letter of response that was...
Al Franken single-handedly smashed the stereotype of the humorless liberal.
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who’s the guiltiest one of all? Nancy Schwartzman curates our gallery of guilt. (Top photo: “My Mother as Whistler’s Mother” by Melissa Leibling-Goldberg) !http://www.heebish.com/files/photos/63/large/683.jpg!=center “YHWH” by Carissa Pelleteri !http://www.heebish.com/files/photos/63/large/682.jpg!=center “What Would Your Family Say?” by Nancy Schwartzman !http://www.heebish.com/files/photos/63/large/680.jpg!=center “Saying Good Bye (Tel Aviv)” by Elinor Carucci
_What is guilt that thou art so mindful of it?_ Allen Salkin on a secular religion.
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who's the guiltiest one of all? Nancy Schwartzman curates our gallery of guilt.
David Deutsch and Joshua Neuman uncover the mother of all Jewish conspiracies—9/11.
To snip or not to snip? That is the question for two brothers in this new short story by Steve Almond.
Jennifer Bleyer sits down with America's most notorious guilt-monger.
When Rabbi Fred Neulander wanted his wife killed, he hired Len Jenoff. Ross Martin visits the guilt-ridden hitman in Riverfront State Prison in Camden, NJ.
New York City police killed Gary Busch. Now the city has the chutzpah to sue his family. Harvey Blume reports.
Arye Dworken on why so many goddamn Jews love Billy Joel. (He'll figure out the whole Chinese food thing some other time.)
_(excerpted from original article)_ Al Franken single-handedly smashed the stereotype of the humorless liberal. The former _Saturday Night Live_ writer became one of the most important voices of the American Left with his best-selling books, _Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot_ and _Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced...