Issues 08:05 Who’s Angry at Who?
Steve was a good accountant, but it was hard to sit in front of a video display screen all day with nothing but numbers before his eyes. One day, when he was particularly tense and squinting, Steve stood up to take a break. He walked over to the water cooler—which was almost empty—and he tilted […]
Chutzpah by Alan M. Dershowitz (Boston: Little, Brown and Co) 378 pp.,c. 1991 Civil liberties attorney, Alan Dershowitz comments on the state of the American Jewish community in his controversial book, Chutzpah: As we approach the close of the most cataclysmic century of Jewish history the time is ripe for a major reassessment of the […]
It all started out as friendly banter between Shimmon the Butcher and Mendel the Dyer. They would go back and forth, trying to outdo each other in shelting. But as the barbs became more pointed, they began to hurt each other. What had started in friendly rivalry now became filled with the acrimony of men […]