#SundaySentence

Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

But if hatred comes from ignorance, why were America’s best universities full of this very specific ignorance?

Source: Dara Horn, “Why the Most Educated People in America Fall for Anti-Semitic Lies” (The Atlantic; temporary gift link provided)

#SundaySentence

Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

This kind of thinking means that however old or rich you may be, you must always have an escape plan, a go bag — a wad of bills, a few pieces of jewelry, a small album of childhood photos, and as many passports as you can possibly acquire.

Source: Itamar Kubovy, “What We Mean When We Say ‘Never Again’ Depends on Where We’re From” (Forward)

#SundaySentence

Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

But I never went to bed that night, and at the end of the following day, after learning who had lived (my father, sisters, brother, nephews, and nieces) and who had died (my beloved sister-in-law and more than sixty kibbutz members), I turned to Agnon to help make sense of that which my mind could not grasp.

Source: Neta Stahl, “A Kibbutz and Its Fullness” (Jewish Review of Books)