Today in Tablet Magazine, Peter Savodnik provocatively meditates on the “Jewish Big,” the sort of personality—think Eliot Spitzer, Anthony Weiner, and Dominique Strauss-Kahn—who believe they are entitled to everything because their mothers once told them they were and couple the standard public figures’ arrogance and brazenness with a meanness derived, in part, from Judaism’s lack of the concept of original sin.

Big Men