Tag Archives: Edward Said

Bernard Lewis (1916-2018): “He’s been Bibi’s confidant and Edward Said’s nemesis (of whom he said, “It’s hard to know where ignorance ends and deceit begins”), but mostly, he’s been the voice of clarity in a region of distorted facts and fabrications”

JNS Bernard Lewis: 100 Years in the Making by Yonoson Rosenblum May 22, 2018 …In 1976, he published an article in Commentary, “The Return of Islam,” that broke with the prevailing orthodoxy that the Middle East was rapidly headed toward a future … Continue reading

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Israel and the Jewish diaspora make progressive pieties look silly

NATIONAL REVIEW Why the Left Hates Jews by Kevin D. Williamson April 29, 2016 …For those who learned at the feet of that old fraud Edward Said, the Jews are the colonialists, the European modernists inflicting capitalism and technology upon … Continue reading

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Left continues to defend Islam, prioritizes “victims” over “values”

AMERICAN THINKER Bill Maher and Richard Dawkins Criticize Other Leftists Over Islam by Steve Chambers October 12, 2015 …For well over a decade, brave and outspoken former Leftists and liberals such as David Horowitz and Phyllis Chesler have pointed out … Continue reading

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The Political Nature of Today’s Middle East Studies

NATIONAL REVIEW by Andrew C. McCarthy August 10, 2015 ….[Edward] Said was a fitting pioneer for such a fraud. To begin with, he was a professor not of Middle East Studies but of comparative literature. Moreover, the personal history he … Continue reading

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Israel, the Obsession

AMERICAN THINKER by Richard Baehr December 22, 2014 …..As Joshua Muravchik makes clear in his outstanding new book, Making David Into Goliath, this obsession with Israel by most nations of the world and the United Nations – or as they … Continue reading

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Restoring a golden era

JERUSALEM POST by Daniel Gordis December 1, 2014 ……One day, the West will remember that it was values that made our civilization great. It will say to radical Islam: “We do not plan to die, because we believe our values … Continue reading

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Steven Salaita and the racist ghost of Edward Said

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Joshua Muravchik September 13, 2014 The hottest flap in American academia this semester revolves around the decision of the chancellor of the University of Illinois to block the appointment of Steven Salaita to a tenured professorship … Continue reading

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