An interview conducted by Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic Magazine with Judith Shulevitz about her book, "The Sabbath World: Glimpses of a Different Order of Time."Shulevitz claims that the Sabbath is a radical concept in that it establishes the idea that "everyone, not just the upper classes, not just the priests and doctors and elites and the king have the right to rest in a regular way one day a week Indeed, she states, "[the Sabbath]...was so radically progressive that it even mandated that you had to give your animals the day off." Click on the link to read the interview.
This link is to the homepage of the popular National Public Radio (NPR) program, "This American Life," with host, Ira Glass. Click on the URI above to access the homepage. For a biographical sketch of Ira Glass, see the link below to an article in the Encyclopedia Britannica.
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This article is about radio and television host Ira Glass, best known for his program on National Public Radio (NPR), "This American Life." The program was honored with several Peabody awards and the Pulitzer Prize in 2020.The article includes a brief biography of Glass and a discussion of his career. Click on the URI above to read the article.To see the homepage of "This American Life" on NPR, click on the link below.
The home page of David Frum. Currently a senior editor at the Atlantic Magazine, Frum has served as an assistant and speech writer for President George W. Bush, and as an advisor to Rudolph Giuliani's presidential campaigns. He is the author of several books, including, most recently, "TRUMPOCRACY: The Corruption of the American Republic."
His home page includes many articles he has written, including some discussing the evolution in this thinking. Born in Canada, Frum maintains residences in both Washington DC and Ontario, Canada. Click on the link to visit his home page.