Leadership; or, Some Specific Strengths and General Failures of the American Jewish Fighting Spirit https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/history-ideas/2019/05/leadership-or-some-specific-strengths-and-general-failures-of-the-american-jewish-fighting-spirit/

From academia to philanthropy to journalism, my experience with Jewish leadership has been by turns discouraging and inspiring.

May 3, 2019 | Ruth R. Wisse
About the author: Ruth R. Wisse is a research professor at Harvard and a distinguished senior fellow at the Tikvah Fund. Her most recent book is No Joke: Making Jewish Humor (2013, paperback 2015).

Abraham Cahan (1860-1951), founding editor of the Yiddish Forverts.

We present here the twelfth chapter from the memoirs-in-progress of the renowned scholar and author Ruth R. Wisse. Earlier chapters can be found here. Further installments will appear over the next months.

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