The Death of Jewish Culture Revisited

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

Lili Liana as Lea in the 1937 film version of S. An-sky's Yiddish play The Dybbuk.
Lili Liana as Lea in the 1937 film version of S. An-sky's Yiddish play The Dybbuk.
Response
July 16 2014
About the author

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.


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