Ezra Zuckerman SivanThe insight here may be that in fact Sotah (sefaria.org/Numbers.5.11-31) involves a subtle *inversion* of the trial by ordeal. In a typical trial by ordeal, innocence is proven by a supernatural occurrence. It’s the opposite with Sotah- she’s innocent *unless a miracle happens*.
Lev Parnas is breaking his silence in an exclusive interview with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow. He says, “President Trump knew exactly what was going on. He was aware of all my movements. I wouldn't do anything without the consent of Rudy Giuliani, or the...
Ezra Zuckerman Sivanof road rage may be found in the fact that the worst example of black-Jewish violence in American history was essentially an instance of road rage. I'm referring to the Crown Heights Riot of 1991
The mysteries of emotions are untangled in "How Emotions Work" (University of Chicago Press) by UCLA sociology professor Jack Katz. Katz addresses such questions as why we cry in the best and worst moments of our lives, how anger is played ou...
Ezra Zuckerman Sivan... rage (newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/Anger…) is instructive. Katz argues persuasively that road rage erupts from the sudden feeling that someone is treating you as if your existence is of no importance. The spontaneous emotional response is to thrust yourself into the other person's...
Some students of color say that even as the university defends its use of race in admissions, it devalues their experiences and fails to retain professors who support them.
Ezra Zuckerman SivanBest parts of this piece are the explainers on how Ethnic Studies has a methodology distinct from other disciplines & on the tenure process at major research univs. Now students/laypeople can finally assess these things for themselves. 🙄
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