About Ali Eteraz
Ali Eteraz, 28, is a contributor to Jewcy, where his focus has been on Islam and the Muslim world. He is working on a book entitled Children of Dust (forthcoming 2009). The late philosopher, Richard Rorty, called his writings "impressive."
He lives in Las Vegas, the East Coast and various unnamed locations.
Putting aside the debate over whether Islamofascism is historically appropriate (Hitchens says it is) or pragmatically sound (Gen. Abizaid says its not), I found Jamie Kirchick's thesis that liberals are not adequately opposed to violence and oppression in the Muslim … Read More
Since 2001, calls for “Islamic reform” have been central to almost any discussion of Islam. In this conversation, three distinct groups have emerged. The first group denies that Islam can reform, calling it barbaric, savage, and anachronistic. The second group, … Read More