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  • Zionism, anti-Semitism, Richard Wagner and ... George Eliot?

     
    What could Richard Wagner, Karl Marx and British novelist George Eliot possibly have had in common relating to issues of what Marx referred to as "the Jewish question"? An attentive reader asked for some elaboration on that point after reading...
  • Beverly Hills renames street to honor famed Zionist

     
    Beverly Hills on Sunday will formally rename a street in honor of Theodor Herzl, considered a founder of Zionism. The 300 block of North Clark Drive, in front of the Temple Emanuel, will now be known as Herzl Way. The...

    Q & A: How a fancy Austrian ball stirred worry about neo-Nazis

     
    In Austria last week, protesters condemned a fancy ball that has been linked to extremists and neo-Nazis. The ball happens annually, but it caused extra uproar last week because it dovetailed with worldwide commemorations of the Holocaust.

    Book review: 'Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World,' by James Carroll

    Book review: 'Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World,' by James Carroll
    Jerusalem, Jerusalem How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World James Carroll Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 418 pp., $28 James Carroll's latest book is very ambitious. Invoking history, anthropology, social psychology, geography and theology, the...

    Critic's Notebook: L.A. gets an in-depth look at complex and contradictory Wagner

    Critic's Notebook: L.A. gets an in-depth look at complex and contradictory Wagner
    By now you've probably gathered that Richard Wagner was opera's great maker of epics, with the singular ability to rouse emotions, amass followers and incite enmity. He was mythmaker, and he was mythologized. His operas are massive pageants of humanity,...