I’ve spent a lot of time critiquing an event at Yivo Institute last week, well I must praise the all-day conference Yivo put on Sunday, to mark the 350th anniversary of the excommunication of Baruch Spinoza by Jewish religious authorities in Amsterdam. A wonderful event.
I almost didn’t get in. The conference Read More
In his speech at the University of Chicago commencement last weekend, Mayor Bloomberg did a most honorable thing, and, in attacking political correctness, praised the University for its support of John Mearsheimer. Here’s the quote:
From the University’s defense against accusations of communist teaching 70 years ago to its support Read More
Leo Strauss and the Politics of American Empire, by Anne Norton. Yale University Press, 235 pages, $25.
A refugee from Nazi Germany, Leo Strauss came to the United States in 1938 and taught at the New School for Social Research and the University of Chicago until shortly before his death in 1973. Appalled at Read More