To Be A French Jew Right Now
Cécile Chambraud and Amos Reichman, Worldcrunch
The Jewish community in Paris lived through the manhunt for the perpetrators of the terrorist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo magazine in a state of extreme tension. The hostage-taking Friday in a Kosher supermarket, which resulted in the death of four Jewish men, confirmed their worst fears.
Victor Davis Hanson, Works and Days
Fueling the Western paralysis in dealing with radical Islam is the late 20th century doctrine of multiculturalism. Multiculturalism is one of those buzzwords that does not mean what it should. The ancient and generic Western study of many cultures is not multiculturalism.
Up From Superficial Christian Compassion
Mark Tooley, The American Spectator
Reflections on Christian social justice and eternity.
What is the Future for a Post-Liberal Europe?
Richard Reinsch, Library of Law and Liberty
The weaknesses displayed by many in the defense of free speech, and of the institutions that regularly exercise and depend on that right, has not led to greater peace or to tolerance. The killing of journalists working for a newspaper long known for its satirical work in a ruthlessly efficient, military-style operation is nothing less than a direct attack on the essence of a free society.