Words of the Week: David Benger (and Matti Friedman) by Erika Dreifus on December 24, 2020 1 Why, though? Why couldn't we just have a thoughtful op-ed about the responsibility that writers and artists have to act as the moral conscience of society WITHOUT a hard bank toward antisemitism? Come on, NY Times! Do better! https://t.co/44Du9sc0hr— David J. Benger (@David_Benger) December 23, 2020 Tweet available at https://twitter.com/David_Benger/status/1341783824527745025.