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Lang, Berel

BEREL LANG is Professor of Humanities at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. Among his recent books are The Future of the Holocaust, Holocaust Representation: Art Within the Limits of History and Ethics, and a new edition of Act and Idea in the Nazi Genocide.

On the "the" in "the Jews": :  From Grammar to Anti-Semitism
The several tongue-twisting" the's" in my title are less difficult to manage than the problem they con­ceal. For there is a conceptual, cultural, and, final­ly, moral issue that bears directly on anti-Semitism in the common linking of the definite article "the" and Jews ­that is, in "the Jews." [Full article...]