James Loeffler

James Loeffler, associate professor of history at the University of Virginia and scholar-in-residence at Pro Musica Hebraica, is currently the Robert A. Savitt fellow at the Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. His “The Death of Jewish Culture” was the featured monthly essay in Mosaic for May 2014.

Wagner's Jewish Followers

Hating Wagner is a debilitating Jewish habit. So is loving him.

Jan. 22 2015 12:01AM

The Death of Jewish Culture Revisited

An exchange between the foremost philanthropic supporter of secular Jewish culture and the analyst of its decline.

July 16 2014 9:20PM

Jewish Culture and Its Discontents

Let me say it again: Jewish secular culture is too thin and open to support a real collective identity. So now what?

May 26 2014 8:04PM

The Death of Jewish Culture

Not so long ago, Jewish culture seemed to flourish in America; but now all signs point in the opposite direction. What happened?
May 4 2014 10:00PM