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Yahrzeit for Professor Benjamin Harshav, Jewish Literary Sage

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 04.20.2016 | Books
Robert David Jaffee

The Hebrew Bible begins with the phrase, "Bereshit," which means "in the beginning." Benjamin Harshav, who passed away at 86 on April 23, 2015, rough...

China's Innovation Hurdle

Lyric Hughes Hale | Posted 08.14.2013 | World
Lyric Hughes Hale

Being a superpower involves hard power, military might, soft power and economic dominance. Of course, these are all related, and all are dependent upon the ability to innovate. This has long been the strong suit of the U.S.. Will China be able to meet the innovation challenge?

Interview With Andrea Fraser On The State Of The Arts

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

For the past 80 years, the Whitney Biennial has introduced to the public the undercurrents running through contemporary art. This year, the Biennial f...

PHOTO: Unknown Caravaggio Painting Discovered

Posted 08.21.2011 | Arts

London art historian and dealer Clovis Whitfield claims to have identified a previously unrecognized painting by early 17th-century master Caravaggio....

25 Overlooked Political Books Of 2011

Anis Shivani | Posted 08.08.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Can Detroit be saved? What are the myths of green energy? What can we learn from the boggled reconstruction of Iraq? Are we going to share a future of biometric surveillance? Just how did white middle-class Americans start identifying themselves as outsiders?

Joe DiMaggio And Marilyn Monroe Photo Blocked From Book Jacket

New York Daily News | Gatecrasher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Engelberg, who became the executor of DiMaggio's estate when the baseball star died in 1999 - and, in the process, the zealous gatekeeper of Joltin' J...

The 17 Most Innovative University Presses

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Following our spotlight of independent literary presses, here is a special feature devoted to the most exciting university presses in the country. ...

Muzzle Tov, Southwestern College & Your 'Free Speech Patio'!

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Congratulations to the administration, and President Raj K. Chopra, of Southwestern College (SWC) in Southern California for being awarded a 2010 Jefferson Muzzle Award for achievement in censorship!

El Museo del Barrio: Fifth Avenue on Fire

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Forty years ago, El Museo del Barrio was a dream contained in a single classroom so far north that “sophisticated” Manhattanites would not visit t...

Yale Chickens Out On Academic Freedom

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sandy Goodman

A book entitled The Cartoons That Shook The World is being published without any of the cartoons in the book. It's the latest in a long series of Western reactions to violent threats to freedom of expression.