Elsewhere: Times conspiracy scribe, anti-Christian terror, pigeonholing Sino-Judaic unions


N.Y. Times conspiracy columnist: An Egyptian novelist signed up by The New York Times to write a monthly column has a conspiratorial view of American Jewish influence, writes Eric Trager. (New Republic)

Fighting anti-Christian terror: The upcoming 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht should remind us of the importance of fighting against anti-Christian violence currently sweeping across the Muslim world, writes Steven Nasatir. (Washington Post)

Did Bloomberg deserve the prize?: Natan Sharansky failed to convince Forward editor Jane Eisner that Michael Bloomberg was deserving of the $1 million “Jewish Nobel.” (Forward)

Tragedy of Diaspora nationalism: A new book tells the tragic story of Eastern European Yiddish-focused Jewish nationalism. (Fathom)

Lower East Side’s kosher loss: The iconic New York neighborhood where waves of Jewish immigrants landed has lost its only kosher deli. (N.Y. Jewish Week)

Chinese-Jewish marriages aren’t ‘trendy’: Lynnette Li-Rappaport is Chinese-American and her husband is Jewish, but despite the buzz, she writes, their love story is not some trend. (Kveller)

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