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Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens’s Jewish Problem Christopher Hitchens’s Jewish Problem
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 by Benjamin Kerstein | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

In another highlight from our archives, Benjamin Kerstein inquires into a revered writer's virulent hostility toward Judaism (December 13, 2010).
A Humanist Bible? A Humanist Bible?
Monday, December 12, 2011 by Armin Rosen | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

According to Jewish tradition, the Torah was delivered to Moses by God on Mount Sinai thousands of years ago. A.C. Grayling's The Good Book claims humbler origins. That text was given to us by an English philosophy professor this past summer.
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What the New Atheists Ignore Christopher Orlet, American Spectator. "I am still waiting for a single atheist group to open a hospital or school, offer free health clinics, beds for the homeless, food for the hungry, or transportation for the elderly."
The Once-Born and the Twice-Born Gertrude Himmelfarb, Wall Street Journal. The militant quest for certitude among the New Atheists has a peculiarly old-fashioned feel about it.
Cast a Cold Eye Akin Ajayi, Jerusalem Post. Breaking ranks with his Egyptian-Jewish father, popular philosopher Alain de Botton admits that religion might have something to teach atheists: pessimism.