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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.

    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,...

    No denying Wagner's complexity and divisiveness: L.A. talks again

    No denying Wagner's complexity and divisiveness: L.A. talks again
    Among the copious anecdotes that Leon Botstein likes to relate about Richard Wagner and his ugly anti-Jewish views is an ironic one involving Zionist Movement founder Theodor Herzl. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Wagner and the Ring Festival: An...