Accommodation: Or, Growing Up Jewish in Protestant Canada https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/uncategorized/2018/08/accommodation-or-growing-up-jewish-in-protestant-canada/

We were invited to join in the school’s prayers and hymns, but our grateful acquiescence also implied there was something illicit or shameful about our Jewishness.

August 30, 2018 | 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).
The drama director of Montreal’s Jewish Public Library leads a Saturday morning story-telling session. Library and Archives of Canada.
We present here the fourth chapter from the memoirs-in-progress of the renowned scholar and author Ruth R. Wisse. Earlier chapters can be found hereFurther installments will appear over the next months.

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