As the son of a Holocaust survivor, I instinctively felt there should be no statute of limitations for perpetrators of genocide. But when I recently received a telephone call from a German lawyer, the issue became much more personal.
As we enter this holiday season, Jews around the world will celebrate Hanukah. The Jewish community is a diverse one, a multicultural and multiracial assemblage, by no means monolithic, representing millions of people throughout the world.
She drank a quart of gin a day. She considered robbery worse than murder. No wonder Joan Schenkar begins The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith like this: "She wasn't nice."
During an unofficial panel of bloggers and activists at J Street's conference, I criticized Wiesel and Oren for associating with Hagee. Why is Wiesel palling around with Hagee? Why did I "mock" Wiesel?