Tag: Casden Institute for the Study of Jewish Life in America

  • Evidence

    Evidence.  Means ‘sign’ or ‘proof’. ‘Statements of witnesses.’ Last fall I heard a thought-provoking talk– sponsored by the Casden Institute at USC — by Daniel Mendelsohn, author of THE LOST: Searching for Six of Six Million.  Mendelsohn spoke about the “problem of the witness” and as well, “the problem of the historian.”    How are those […]