Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)
Published: December 18, 2007
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0307432815
ISBN - 13: 9780307432810
From the Publisher
Something has changed.
After the horrors of World War II, people everywhere
believed that it could never happen again, but today the evidence
is unmistakable that anti-Semitism is dramatically on the rise once
more. The torching of European synagogues, suicide terror in
Israel, the relentless comparison of the Israelis to Nazis, the
paranoid post-September 11 Internet-bred conspiracy theories, the
Holocaust-denial literature spreading throughout the Arab world,
the calumny and violence erupting on American college campuses:
Suddenly, a new anti-Semitism has become widespread, even
acceptable to some.
In this chilling and important new book, Ron Rosenbaum, author of
the highly praised Explaining Hitler, brings
together a collection of powerful essays about the origin and
nature of the new anti-Semitism. Paul Berman, Marie Brenner, David
Brooks, Harold Evans, Todd Gitlin, Jeffrey Goldberg, Bernard Lewis,
David Mamet, Amos Oz, Cynthia Ozick, Frank Rich, Jonathan Rosen,
Edward Said, Judith Shulevitz, Lawrence Summers, Jeffrey Toobin,
and Robert Wistrich are among the distinguished writers and
intellectuals who grapple with painful questions: Why now? What
is-or isn't-new? Is a second Holocaust possible, this time in the
Middle East? How does anti-Semitism differ from anti-Zionism?
These are issues too dangerous to ignore, too pressing to deny.
Those Who Forget the Past is an essential volume
for understanding the new bigotry of the twenty-first
From the Trade Paperback edition.
About the Author
Writer Cynthia Ozick grew up in the Bronx and attended New York University, where she earned a B. A., and The Ohio State University, where she earned a Ph.D. Ozick wrote the novel Trust, and the short stories "The Sense of Europe", which was published in Prairie Schooner, and "The Shawl", which was included in The World of the Short Story. Her work has also appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, Partisan Review, and Esquire. Ozick has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Harold Straus Living Award from the American Academy and National Institute of Arts and Letters.