David Samuels is a contributing editor to Harper's and writes frequently for The Atlantic and The New Yorker. Two of his books, The Runner, and Only Love Can Break Your Heart, were published in April 2008.
To: Shmuel Rosner From: David Samuels Oh, come off it, Shmuel. You don't think American Jews are a tiny little itty-bitty bit weird? You think that Israeli Jews are a proud, normal, happy, contradiction-free people inhabiting our ancestral Jewish homeland … Read More
To: Shmuel Rosner From: David Samuels Dear Shmuel, You are right to say that we do different kinds of work. You are a reporter with a gift for simplifying Israeli politics and Jewish institutional wrangling in a way that makes … Read More
From: David Samuels To: Shmuel Rosner Dear Shmuel, Thank you for your provocative and insightful response to The Runner. I am not a conventional journalist, in the sense that I don't see my job as advancing the big picture group-think … Read More