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The Invention of the Jewish People

Shlomo Sand‘s book The Invention of the Jewish People has come out in English translation. It is intentionally provocative and explicitly political, and it has hit a cultural nerve. The New York Times, the largest circulation Jewish daily in the…

Jews and Guns

The latest Sh’ma has hit the newsstands and is also available in a wonderful new digital formal. All ’bout Jews and Guns. David Myers has a piece about what happened to tohar haneshek (purity of arms); Mindy Finkelstein has a…

More From Canada

Update to Canadian Conservatives Woo the Jews: Leading members of the Jewish community – many identified as Liberals – have sent a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper asking him to withdraw a taxpayer-funded Conservative flyer that they say portrays…