Tag Archives: Ruth Wisse

“A Polish ex-Communist taught me a hard-earned lesson in the difference between bad and worse”

WALL STREET JOURNAL Vote for the Czar, It’s Important by Ruth Wisse August 31, 2020 …There were three parts to the lesson—two that she spelled out for me, and a third that I have since added on my own.The first … Continue reading

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America’s Jewish leaders are “like failed generals fighting the last war” obsessing on Nazis and the political right, deliberately “minimizing the assaults coming from progressives and Islamists”

WALL STREET JOURNAL Why Trump’s Protection Leaves Jews Confused by Ruth R. Wisse December 22, 2019 Anti-Semi­tism is on the rise in the U.S., but the re­sponse from Amer­i­ca’s Jews has been con­fused. Don­ald Trump is the first pres­i­dent to … Continue reading

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“Civilizations, empires, great powers can fall apart very fast” [VIDEO]

TRUTH REVOLT The Fight of Our Lives: New Documentary Examines the Threats Facing the West January 3, 2018 The Fight of Our Lives – Defeating the Ideological War Against the West is a hard-hitting new documentary film by Gloria Z. … Continue reading

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“In the Days of Awe, we examine our sins, but defending Israel isn’t one of them”

WALL STREET JOURNAL No Apologies for Being Jewish by Ruth Wisse October 6, 2016 …No sooner had the politics of Jew-blame reached its genocidal apotheosis in Europe than it was taken up in the Middle East. Rather than accepting the … Continue reading

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Is America becoming more like France ?

MOSAIC MAGAZINE The Society That Abandons Its Jews Abandons Itself by Ruth Wisse October 12, 2015 “The Tel Aviv shoreline has turned into the French Riviera,” says a colleague who spends his summers in Israel, and I hear it’s the … Continue reading

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The story of Ruth Wisse

MOMENT Ruth Wisse: Education of a Jewish Conservative Interview by George E. Johnson September/October 2015 “…You do not have any longer, on the part of universities, a commitment to strengthening the teaching of American civilization, of the Constitution, of American … Continue reading

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Oslo on My Mind

I had the privilege of meeting and chatting with Ms Wisse recently. She is a brilliant, fearless writer (which I told her). This is a very important read not only because it’s the anniversary of Oslo and 9/11, but because … Continue reading

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Anti-Semitism Goes to School

TABLET MAG by Ruth Wisse May 4, 2015 What a relief to have a Jewish state on hand to represent the world’s worst criminal! Without it, activist students might have to worry about Iran, or jihadist beheadings, or mass female … Continue reading

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Film Review, Body and Soul: The State of the Jewish Nation

Body and Soul : The State of the Jewish Nation premiered in Jerusalem last night. The North American premiere is in Manhattan next Monday October 27. Bret Stephens and Ruth Wisse are Master of Ceremonies. For details and tickets, click … Continue reading

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