Tag Archives: Jewish History

Lamar W. Hankins :
Aslan’s portrayal of Jesus as revolutionary zealot is fanciful history

Mistakes in ‘Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth,’ show that Reza Aslan lacks the necessary background to write a historical work about the period and Jesus’s place in it. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Aslan’s portrayal of Jesus as revolutionary zealot is fanciful history

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Marc Estrin : Holocaust Thinking in America II: How the Nazis Did It

Holocaust thinking in America II:How the Nazis did itBy Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / October 5, 2010 [Part two of three. Read part one here.] I know one is not allowed to use the word “nazism” in any … finish reading Marc Estrin : Holocaust Thinking in America II: How the Nazis Did It

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan / 5

Muhammad Zahir Shah reigned over Afghanistan from 1933-1973. Photo from AP / Guardian.Part 5: 1933-1953 A People’s History of Afghanistan By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / May 2, 2010 [If you’re a Rag Blog reader who wonders how … finish reading Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan / 5

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan / 3

Jews in Afghanistan became increasingly pauperized because of government monopolization of foreign trade, and all but 3-4,000 had emigrated by the 1930’s. Image from The Embassy of Afghanistan.Part 3: 1901-1924A People’s History of Afghanistan By Bob Feldman / The Rag … finish reading Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan / 3

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Warsaw and Gaza : An Inevitable Comparison

New York Times, May 10th, 1943: ‘Warsaw Ghetto Uprising an Over-Reaction.’ From Kevin Dayhoff’s Storage Closet. Click for larger image.. In 1943 members of the Jewish population dug in and organized a poorly armed last-ditch resistance. They were crushed by … finish reading Warsaw and Gaza : An Inevitable Comparison

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment