A Futurist Looks at the Jewish Future

What a rational optimist writing in the 1980s thought the Jewish world could look like in the year 2200.

Marc Chagall’s Self-Portrait with Easel, 1919. Jewish Museum.

Marc Chagall’s Self-Portrait with Easel, 1919. Jewish Museum.

When Max Singer died of cancer in late January at the age of eighty-eight, the world of ideas lost a vanishingly rare human specimen: the rational optimist.

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