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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Kowtowing to “Authority”

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Kowtowing to “Authority” Which of these two is worse? 1- Elected officials acceding to illegal commands of a legal authority; 2- Elected officials acceding to illegal commands of a non-legal authority. Welcome to the U.

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Totally Taboo Topic: Why Are American Jews So Successful?

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Totally Taboo Topic: Why Are American Jews So Successful? There is almost no question that the American Jewish community considers off limits for public discussion, except for this: why are Jews so successful? Most Jews

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel’s Slow-Moving, Real Political Earthquake

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel’s Slow-Moving, Real Political Earthquake Tectonic pressure is never seen and moves slowly – but its effect can be huge. Israel is presently undergoing such a political pre-“earthquake”, but it’s not what th

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig - Post-Truth: Why Are Religious Fundamentalists So Anti-Science?

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Post-Truth: Why Are Religious Fundamentalists So Anti-Science? On the face of it, there is a huge gap between Evangelical Protestants (also other religious fundamentalists) and ultra-Orthodox Jews (haredim). But on at least

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig - The Oldest Jewish Tradition of All: Protest

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Oldest Jewish Tradition of All: Protest In Israel today, and for several weeks, protest has been rife all over the country – despite and also because of Corona. Much has already been written and argued as to whether t

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig - Why American Orthodox Jews are Voting Red, and the non-Orthodox Blue

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Why American Orthodox Jews are Voting Red, and the non-Orthodox Blue The divide between American Orthodox Jewry and their non-Orthodox compatriots is growing – not only religiously but politically as well. Conventional wi

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig - Judaism and Cancel Culture

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Judaism and Cancel Culture America’s “Cancel Culture” wars have reached a new peak, with a recent Vox podcast attack on Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony as “classist” (not “classicist”). In any case, with commemor