Sundown: Foxman Loves ‘Basterds’

Plus Norman Finkelstein, crazy college kids, and more

By Marc Tracy|February 22, 2010 5:06 PM


• The Anti-Defamation League’s Abraham Foxman called for Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds to be … honored with an Academy Award. [HuffPo/ADL [1]]

• Norman Finkelstein, the notorious writer (his prime shtick is, he’s the son of survivors who compares Israel to the Nazis), has been trying to secure speaking venues in Germany. [JPost [2]]

• Long Island’s Holocaust Museum and Tolerance Center reopened (after over a year of renovations) with powerful new exhibits. [NYT [3]]

• An interesting feature on how Orthodox students at secular colleges compromise among religious strictures and the reigning hook-up culture. [New Voices [5]]

• At the Jewish Council of Public Affairs Plenum in Dallas, Ambassador Michael Oren called for “compromise” regarding the controversy over mixed gender prayers at the Western Wall. [JCPA [6]]

• Get prepared for the Zaretskys’ ice dancing performance [7] tonight with this (unrelated) clip, which is also set to the Schindler’s List theme music.

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