December 3, 2006

DENYING REALITY DOESN'T ACTUALLY CHANGE IT:

Jews And Cold War Politics: A Rumination (Jason Maoz, November 29, 2006, Jewish Press)

For obvious reasons, the disproportionate number of Jews who were either members of the old American Communist Party or otherwise active in left-wing politics during the Cold War has always been a sensitive issue for the Jewish community.

Even now, with the Soviet Union dead and buried and Marxism thoroughly discredited just about everywhere outside of liberal-arts departments of elite (and not-so-elite) universities, the subject still tends to make people uneasy, if not defensive and hostile.

Posted by Orrin Judd at December 3, 2006 7:41 PM
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