Sir Moses Montefiore: The Forgotten Legend of the 19th Century

Sir Moses Montefiore: The Forgotten Legend of the 19th Century 1

The nineteenth century is full of forgotten heroes. Sir Moses Montefiore (1784–1885)—once the most famous Jew in the world—is merely one among many. For a major public figure, he has been astonishingly neglected. There is as yet no scholarly biography, and there have been no attempts to locate his activities in a wider, non-Jewish environment.[1] …

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Japanese Internment Camps

Japanese Internment Camps 2

I FINISHED THE ORIGINAL VERSION of this essay in late August 2001.[1] In the aftermath of September 11th it became clear to me that something else had to be added. Although I do not believe, as many do, that everything changed or that there are many parallels with December 7, 1941, there are some obvious …

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Who REALLY wrote The Night Before Christmas? A linguistic analysis

Who REALLY wrote The Night Before Christmas? A linguistic analysis 3

In a chapter of his just-published book, Author Unknown, Don Foster tries to prove an old claim that had never before been taken seriously: that Clement Clarke Moore did not write the poem commonly known as “The Night before Christmas” but that it was written instead by a man named Henry Livingston Jr. (1748-1828) never …

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Walter Benjamin for Historians

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Pedagogic side of this undertaking: “To educate the image-making medium within us, raising it to a stereoscopic and dimensional seeing into the depths of historical shadows.” The words are from Rudolf Borchardt’s Epilegomena zu Dante, v. 1. [Berlin 1923] pp. 56–7.  Walter Benjamin, The Arcades Project (N 1, 8), 458. Certain intellectual figures inform and …

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