Madoff —> Anti-Semitism?

Frankly, I don’t see Madoff as an occasion for anti-Semitism as reported by this article. Rather it offers a critique of greed — both Madoff’s and many of those who profited from his scam — until the floor collapsed. I go with those who see Madoff as an exposé of our money-making systems of late.

Marx must be laughing.


In Madoff Scandal, Jews Feel an Acute Betrayal
Jews are sending up a communal cry over a cost they say
goes beyond the financial to the theological and the


“A war is just if there is no alternative, and the resort to arms is legitimate if they represent your last hope.” (Livy cited by Machiavelli)

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