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Ruth Wisse

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Might and Right

Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Ruth Wisse, Martin Peretz Professor of Yiddish Studies and professor of comparative literature at Harvard University, argues that Jews have overemphasized moral power over political power in her new book, Jews and Power (Schocken/Nextbook, 2007).

Jews and Power is available for purchase at

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Mayor Bloomberg’s European Vacation

Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Mayor Bloomberg is in Europe to look at London’s surveillance system and Paris’ bike sharing program. Find out what the mayor does and doesn’t like about those ideas. Andrew Burroughs tells us what you should know about the inner workings of your telephone, and other feats of everyday engineering. Also, ...