The Scottish national cause has inherent appeal to Jews: A tolerant, liberal, highly educated population seeking to restore its historic independence. But can its nationalists repeal its conflation of Israel and Judaism and repel Europe’s xenophobic influence?
James McDonald is a displaced Brooklynite studying for an MLitt in Scottish History at the University of Glasgow. When not holed up in the library, you'll find him scribbling away in a notebook.
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We must use Sochi as a platform to tell Putin that the world will not stand idly by the grotesque discrimination against Russia's LGBT community.
In a society where most men are circumcised, e.g., the U.S., it's hard to imagine the European attitude that circumcised men are trauma victims.