Posts Tagged ‘ anti-semitism ’

The Saga of the Wandering Jew

March 20, 2014
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wandering-jew2

Have you watered your Wandering Jew? The popular spiderwort, as you may know, is a convenient and flexible houseplant—it can be planted in soil or set to hang in a pot, and it’s very patient with forgetful owners. Its name calls to mind Moses and the Israelites in the Sinai Desert,…

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The Anti-Semitic Origins of “Hip Hip Hooray”?

January 21, 2014
By
Hep-hep-riots

Three cheers for the bat mitzvah girl! Hip hip hooray! Hip hip… wait, stop. This…

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Anti-Semitic Hatemail Never Looked This Good

December 3, 2013
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hatemail

Hatemail is probably the most bizarre book to ever grace a coffee table. Oversized, gorgeous, and…

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Hitler’s Jewish Psychic

November 20, 2013
By
hanussen

“I see victory for you. It cannot be…

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Polish Catholic Brothers and a Village’s Unsavory Past

October 29, 2013
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aftermath1

The past might never be dead, but just…

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“The Lottery” & The Jews

October 21, 2013
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lottery

“The Lottery” might be the most famous American short…

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J.R.R. Tolkien: Not A Jew

October 16, 2013
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jrr-tolkien

In 1938 J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel The Hobbit was achieving great…

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From German Universities Straight to the Black South

September 23, 2013
By
scholars

The story of American Jews helping Southern blacks is well…

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Stravinsky the Anti-Semite

September 2, 2013
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stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring is an odd piece that’s…

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The Very Worst Week in Wales

August 19, 2013
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wales1

Wales is famous for being the home of…

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“Hang That Jew Or We’ll Hang You!”

May 1, 2013
By
leo-frank

One of the most horrific episodes of anti-Semitism…

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The First—and Only—Jewish Miss America

March 18, 2013
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miss-america

In September of 1945, just after the end…

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