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British Labour and the Socialism of Fools: The Return of Left-Wing Antisemitism

Peter C. Grosvenor’s review essay in Nationalism and Ethnic Politics Volume 25, 2019 – Issue 2: 240-245 (Corrected for spelling). Sadly there are many dhimmi–“Funktionshäftling”-like Jews that comprise the Regressive Left, their silence on this issue highlighting their mauvaise foi. That Labour has an antisemitism problem is beyond dispute There is nothing new about left-wing antisemitism,…

Gertrude Himmelfarb’s The Jewish Odyssey of George Eliot

The book’s webpage at Encounter Books. Below is Edward Alexander’s review of said book in Society March 2010, Volume 47, Issue 2, pp. 167–169. And yes, Gertrude is 96 not out! “How,” asks Himmelfarb, “did the translator of Strauss, Feuerbach, and Spinoza come to write so sympathetic a novel about Judaism and so prophetic a vision of…

Divine Embodiment in Philo of Alexandria

Here is a recent paper by a young Philo scholar, Deborah Forger (glad some youngsters are engaging with Philo). And when I say scholar I mean scholar — not to be confused with many who are merely “regurgitation generators” for some trendy ism or other. Though officially listed here behind a paywall, the paper is…