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Irving Kristol

Irving Kristol

NOVEMBER 1995 The National Prospect A Symposium   To commemorate COMMENTARY‘s 50th anniversary, the editors addressed the following statement and questions to Irving Kristol:     In the eyes of many...

The counterculture that emerged in the United States in the 1960’s—and pretty much simultaneously in all the Western democracies—is certainly one of the most significant...

If a religious community experiences a very low birth rate and a very high rate of intermarriage—50 percent—what kind of future will it have? Obviously,...

For no other American ethnic group has the immigrant experience, including the experience of “Americanization,” remained so vivid as for the Jews. Neither the Irish,...

American Jews, in their overwhelming majority, are politically rooted in a liberal tradition. That is presumably why, as Milton Himmelfarb has noted, Jews in this...

Never, perhaps, has criticism of the state of Israel by American Jews been so open, so widespread, and so bitter as it is today. Some of...

To the Editor: Irving Kristol [“The Political Dilemma of American Jews,” July] has summarized usefully a number of changes in the political complexion of this country,...

Jews have a long history, and with that long history goes a long memory. So it is entirely to be expected that the political loyalties...

The terms being applied—by the media, by politicians, by economists—to President Reagan’s economic program, and most particularly to the tax-cutting aspect of this program, are...

With certain issues raised by the presidential elections—but also with a broader context—in mind, COMMENTARY recently addressed the following questions to a group of American...

There would appear to be little doubt that the matter of equality has become, in these past two decades, a major political and ideological issue....