Christopher Hitchens

Hitchens On Jewishness, Israel And Zionism

06/10/2010
Staff Writer

People seem to love author and cultural critic Christopher Hitchens for precisely the reason other people seem to hate him: he has an opinion, and a strong one, about almost everything. His new memoir, “Hitch-22,” is chock full of them, too. And when he appeared at at the 92nd Street Y on Tuesday night, in a chat with his close friend Salman Rushdie, that fact was not glossed over.

The God Wars, Revisited

Q and A with Natan Aviezer, professor of physics and a former chairman of Bar-Ilan University in Israel.

01/21/2010
Staff Writer

Natan Aviezer is a professor of physics and a former chairman of Bar-Ilan University in Israel. The author of “In the Beginning: Biblical Creation and Science” and “Fossils and Faith: Understanding Torah and Science,” he writes about Torah and science, and contends that the first chapter of the Bible is not a mythological tale but rather is in exact agreement with recent findings in cosmology, astronomy, geology and biology. He was recently in New York on a U.S. speaking tour.

Professor Natan Aviezer: Sees Bible both literally and figuratively.

In Defense Of God

10/12/2007
Editor & Publisher
God knows, God doesn’t need my advice or help. But the fact is the Almighty has been taking it on the chin (anthropomorphically speaking) of late, and maybe it’s time to speak up.
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