Tag Archives: Joshua Muravchik

“Socialism has now risen from the grave”

FDD Zombie Socialism featuring Joshua Muravchik with Clifford D. May June 29, 2019 In 2002, scholar Joshua Muravchik wrote a history of socialism which he thought would serve as the epitaph for an experiment that had failed over and over … Continue reading

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I once thought it possible to address the world’s turn against Israel without bringing in anti-Semitism. No longer.

MOSAIC Why I Changed My Mind about Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israelism by Joshua Muravchik December 9, 2015 …In much of the Islamic world, and in virtually the entire Arab world, the distinction between Israel and Jews is rarely recognized. Thus, the … Continue reading

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The Little Think Tank That Could

John B. Judis, the author of this Slate article, was profiled last year in The Tower by Joshua Muravchik in connection with Judis’ Genesis: Truman, American Jews, and the Origins of the Arab/Israeli Conflict. According to Muravchik, Judis thinks Zionism was “inherently … Continue reading

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War with Iran is probably our best option

WASHINGTON POST by Joshua Muravchik March 13, 2015 ….Obama’s stance implies that we have no choice but to accept Iran’s best offer — whatever is, to use Rice’s term, “achievable” — because the alternative is unthinkable. But should it be? … 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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CAMERA EVENT Northbrook: Joshua Muravchik author “Making David into Goliath”

CAMERA and Northbrook Community Synagogue invite you to an evening with Joshua Muravchik, author of Making David into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Northbrook Community Synagogue 2548 Jasper Court Northbrook, IL 7:30 Program FREE ADMISSION … 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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Turning Against Israel: Review of “Making David into Goliath”

[My personal recommendation. Buy this book. It’s excellent] WEEKLY STANDARD by Ronald Radosh September 8, 2014 The downward trajectory of global prestige When Joshua Muravchik wrote this book, he could not have known how timely it would turn out to … Continue reading

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Making David into Goliath

FRONT PAGE MAG Making David into Goliath by Daniel Greenfield August 8, 2014 Empathizing with the underdog is a natural human instinct. When we see a little David facing off against a mighty Goliath, our hearts go out to the … Continue reading

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