Given some of my preoccupations over the decades, I am grateful to have recently discovered Alana Newhouse’s Tablet. The following are a few essays and interviews that focused my mindfulness and provoked my gratitude.
Rokhl Kafrissen, Buried Treasure-Rokhl Oyerbakh belatedly gains recognition for uncovering the truth about life in the Warsaw Ghetto
Liel Leibovits, The Turn–When I saw the left give up everything I believe in, I changed politically. You can, too.
Ron Rosenbaum, Elie Wiesel’s Secret–A little-known Yiddish manuscript upends our idea of the secular saint of human suffering
David Samuels, Q & A: Norman Finkelstein–The intellectual pariah on Noam Chomsky, BDS, the Holocaust, and Whitney Houston
David Samuels, Q & A: Noam Chomsky–The world’s most important leftist intellectual talks about his Zionist childhood and his time with Hezbollah
Izabella Tabarovsky,The Holocaust That Never Happened–On the 80th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, hearing rare stories of survival from the Holocaust-era Soviet territories