Samuel G. Freedman


Divergent Views of the Holocaust Form Root of Tension With Israel

By Samuel G. Freedman

Divergent Views of the Holocaust Form Root of Tension With Israel
The tension flaring between Israel and the United States is not new. Samuel G. Freedman writes the source is also the same: Two very different views of the Holocaust.Read More


Checking Your Jewish Privilege

By Samuel G. Freedman

Checking Your Jewish Privilege
The Princeton student who sparked the ‘check your privilege’ debate reminds Samuel G. Freedman of a Jewish archetype: the strong man who also feels like a weakling.Read More


Donald Sterling Rant Reveals Archetype of Small-Minded Jew Hasn't Quite Died

By Samuel G. Freedman

Donald Sterling Rant Reveals Archetype of Small-Minded Jew Hasn't Quite Died
A shared history of enduring bigotry has helped Jews forge an unusually close bond with blacks. Donald Sterling’s shameful racism shows not all of us have learnt from the past.Read More


'Breaking Bad's Jewish Lesson

By Samuel G. Freedman

'Breaking Bad's Jewish Lesson
For Sam Freedman, the emotional core of ‘Breaking Bad’ was Walter White’s sacrifice of his namesake son. That’s a lesson Jews who’ve read the story of Moloch would understand.Read More


Sheldon Adelson's Self-Defeating Meddling

By Samuel G. Freedman

Sheldon Adelson's Self-Defeating Meddling
Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson emphatically succeeded in his goal of affecting the presidential election. The only thing is, he succeeded in re-electing President Obama.Read More



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