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Feeling Jewish: (A Book for Just About Everyone)

Feeling Jewish:  (A Book for Just About Everyone)

by Baum, Devorah,
The Jerusalem Post, November 24, 2017

Historian Yuri Slezkine once declared that “the Modern Age is the Jewish Age... Modernization is about everyone becoming urban, mobile, literate, articulate, intellectually intricate, physically fastidious, and occupationally flexible.” Not entirely insiders or outsiders, and feeling, at times, threatened, Slezkine adds, Jews can be considered “model moderns.”

 

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