If there is a case worthy of the name "treason of the intellectuals," then the case of Prof. Friedmann is it; a case that casts a stain not only on law professors but on all of academia, shaming them and it.
The assumption that market forces can indeed control an economy properly has been severely tested this year. But in the culture market in general and the book market in particular, that assumption was never correct.
Dani Levy's nauseating new film 'My Fuehrer: The Truly Truest Truth About Adolf Hitler' preaches to the audience to let bygones be bygones, to be forgiving, to lighten up.
Here's a microcosmic view of Jewish cultural life in 18th- and 19th-century Eastern Europe.
The life of Salman Schocken - his complex and ambivalent character, farseeing vision and monumental projects - succeeds in rising above his biographer.
The life of Salman Schocken - his complex and ambivalent character, farseeing vision and monumental projects - succeeds in rising above his biographer
So many unanswered questions remain in this story of the epic struggle to make Hebrew the language of the new Jewish community in Palestine
The picture that emerges from this groundbreaking book is light-years away from the pioneering image of the Second Aliyah.
"Yemima (Avidar) Tchernovitz: Secret Diaries," edited and with notes by Rama Zuta, The Yemima Center for Literature for Children and Youth, Beit Berl, and Dvir Publishing, 216 pages, NIS 74.
"Books, Writers and Newspapers: The Jewish Cultural Center in Warsaw, 1918-1942" by Nathan Cohen, Magnes Press, 2003, 363 pages, NIS 100.30.
The author presents a complex picture of the Jewish Enlightenment that also challenges certain old-new assumptions