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James Loeffler’s essay, “The Death of Jewish Culture,” is a compelling tour de force, which is to say that it says something important and says it with style but also that, in the swoop and slash of its argument, it leaves out a fair amount.

The Yiddish writer and folklorist S. An-sky in 1910.  Wikimedia.
The Yiddish writer and folklorist S. An-sky in 1910. Wikimedia.
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Abraham Socher
May 21 2014

James Loeffler’s essay,The Death of Jewish Culture,” is a compelling tour de force, which is to say that it says something important and says it with style but also that, in the swoop and slash of its argument, it leaves out a fair amount. 

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More about: American Jewry, James Loeffler, Jewish Culture, S. An-sky, Secular Judaism