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The Vanishing American Jew: In Search of Jewish Identity for the Next Century

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In this urgent book, Alan M. Dershowitz shows why American Jews are in danger of disappearing - and what must be done now to create a renewed sense of Jewish identity for the next century. In previous times, the threats to Jewish survival were external - the virulent consequences of anti-Semitism. Now, however, in late-twentieth-century America, the danger has shifted. Jew ...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published March 1st 1997 by Little, Brown and Company
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Jennifer
I read this in grad school, though it must have been before I kept a detailed reading log. Some of the arguments were insightful, but many simply incisive.

This did not particularly aid me in my personal journey, but it's worth a read.
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The Vanishing American Jew: In Search of Jewish Identity for the Next Century by Alan M. Dershowitz (1998)
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An interesting insight on the driving factors supremacist thought.
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Alan Morton Dershowitz is an American lawyer, jurist, and political commentator. He is the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He is known for his career as an attorney in several high-profile law cases and commentary on the Arab-Israeli conflict.

He has spent most of his career at Harvard, where, at the age of 28, he became the youngest full professor in its history, until No
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