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Norman Podhoretz

Good Girl Gone Bad Good Girl Gone Bad
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by Margot Lurie | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

Among the highlights from our archives is this reflection on Herman Wouk's "plucky, unlucky" heroine Marjorie Morningstar by former editor Margot Lurie, first published October 18, 2010.
The Real Jewish Geography The Real Jewish Geography
Friday, November 16, 2012 by Alex Joffe | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

A new series of high resolution maps, produced by geographer Joshua Comenetz, provide a view of American Jewish life that is seemingly familiar—but, beneath the surface, spread unevenly across the 50 states.
The Conscience of a Jewish Conservative The Conscience of a Jewish Conservative
Friday, January 21, 2011 by Ruth R. Wisse | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

A Jewish thinker is normally someone devoted to the study and interpretation of Jewish texts, Jewish history, Jewish issues, Jewish ideas. The late Irving Kristol (1920–2009) was, for the most part, something else: a consummate American intellectual.
Good Girl Gone Bad Good Girl Gone Bad
Monday, October 18, 2010 by Margot Lurie | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

Fifty-five years ago, a star was born: plucky, lucky Marjorie Morningstar, the "American Everygirl who happens to be Jewish." At least, that's how Time described her. Today, depending on whom you ask, Herman Wouk's 1955 novel, Marjorie Morningstar, is either the story of the romantic awakening of a blue-eyed Jewish beauty or a cautionary tale about what happens when you stray too far from your origins.
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The Hate That Dare Not Speak Its Name Norman Podhoretz, Commentary. When Gore Vidal came more or less fully out of the anti-Semitic closet, he still thought it the better part of prudence to protect himself by posing as the spokesman for a minority which was being persecuted by the Jews. (1986)
Norman Podhoretz and I Ruth R. Wisse, Tablet. While grateful for my friendships with Saul Bellow and Irving Howe, I was looking for a champion—both of America and of the Jews. Eventually I found him. (Part three of a three-part series.)
Aligned with Liberty Sol Stern, New Criterion. Norman Podhoretz's break with the Left led to one of the most dramatic moments in American and American Jewish history of the last half-century; a new biography tells the whole story.