Today at TNR (October 29, 2009)
October 29, 2009
How Did Obama’s Unprecedented Grassroots Operation Fall Quiet So Quickly? by Lydia DePillis In Defense of Shrinkage: The Problem with Obama’s Plan to Fix Our Banking System by Noam Scheiber Are Our Options in Afghanistan as Limited as They Seem? A Debate on the Way Forward by Andrew J. Bacevich and Michael A. Cohen A Pre-Election Day Memo To Both Democrats and Republicans by E.J. Dionne Jr. J Street’s Biggest Enemies Are Its Own Supporters by Jonathan Chait Was Rudolf Kasztner a Hero or a Traitor? by Marty Peretz Is Going to an Ivy League School Worth It?
Killing Kazstner. Killing Who?
October 27, 2009
You probably don't know who Rudolf Kasztner was. But, actually, I've know about him since I was a teenager. Was he a Jewish hero? Or was he a traitor to the Jews? I can still hear the familiar piercing locutions of my parents' bad marriage, fought out over politics, Jewish politics, daily, unrelenting, almost viperous. My mother was for him, this Dr.