Authors Posts by Chesky Kopel

Chesky Kopel

Chesky Kopel is an antitrust lawyer living in Philadelphia. He writes for 929 English on modern political interpretations of Tanakh narrative. 

Between Berlin 1936 and Beijing 2022

Chesky Kopel explores the similarities between the 2022 Beijing Olympics and the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

An Essential Jewish Text on the Armenian Genocide

Chesky Kopel analyzes an early Zionist text to give insight into Jewish reactions to the Armenian genocide.

Rudolph Kastner and How History Becomes Midrash

Chesky Kopel looks at the various tellings and retellings of the controversial deal that Rudolph Kastner made with Nazi leadership in Budapest and argues that they represent a modern-day Midrashic presentation of the history.