‘Nat’ to his friends, Glazer, who died Saturday at 95, was among the last of the original New York intellectuals and a remarkable thinker who never lost touch with how ideas affected real people’s lives
Plus Israeli documentaries strike out at the Academy Awards
Admired or reviled—but never ignored—how has Peter Beinart created a firestorm with well-worn ideas about Israel and American Jews?
Friends and Politics, Part 2: Irving Howe. The prominent critic and I worked on Yiddish translations together, but a dispute over Israel and its Arab neighbors ruptured our relationship—until we reconnected over literature.
What the magazine profiles don’t mention
Plus another Marty Peretz profile, and more
Mikvehs for all, ‘TNR’ bashing, and the plight of the ‘half-Jew’
Are anti-Israeli Jews self-hating? And what should they be called?
And Marty Peretz—her husband’s old boss—is not amused
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