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Q&A: Anne Fadiman, on Loving Wolfenstein

The writer and teacher talks about her wordsmith father, Clifton Fadiman, the middlebrow culture of his radio show ‘Information Please,’ and why being an assimilated Jew is not equivalent to having no legs

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The Codevilla Tapes

The historian of American statecraft and spycraft and conservative political philosopher Angelo Codevilla talks about the ruling elite, Jonathan Pollard, and the rise of the techno-surveillance state—and the consequent demise of the American Empire

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Q&A With Yosef Begun

The great Soviet dissident and refusenik talks about discovering Hebrew, foiling the KGB, and surviving the ‘banya’

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Q&A With Israel’s Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak

A conversation with the Israeli leader on the cusp of an election that he hopes will restore his center-left political coalition to power and once again put him in charge of Israel’s future

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Q&A with Nick Valensi

The greatest living Jewish rock guitarist speaks about the Strokes, CRX, his North African Jewish father, his French mother, the import-export business, and getting his first Guns N’ Roses tape from Sam Goody

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A Last Conversation with Aharon Appelfeld

The great Jewish writer, who died this week at 85, on his linguistic and literary heritage, the Bohemian way, and the catastrophic modern break between Jews old and new

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The Conscience of Poland: A Q&A With Adam Michnik

A conversation with the former dissident and public intellectual, about the ‘Polish mentality,’ anti-Semitism, and ‘wearing Jewish glasses’

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Q&A: Benjamin Ginsberg, the Author of ‘How the Jews Defeated Hitler’

His thoughts on Jewish strength, Jewish weakness, and the secret history of the Judeo-Episcopate in America

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Minor Threats

The punk icon Ian MacKaye always wanted to create a tribe. Now an elder statesman of D.C. hardcore, the musician talks about organized religion, breaking toilets, and making peace with his mother’s death.

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Q&A: Noam Chomsky

The world’s most important leftist intellectual talks about his Zionist childhood and his time with Hezbollah

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Q&A: Maen Rashid Areikat

The Palestinian ambassador to Washington sees a role for the American Jewish community in creating a Palestinian state

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Q&A: Tzipi Livni: The Kadima leader on Peace, American Jews, and Iran

The Kadima leader says Israel is not the safest place in the world for Jews

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