How I Stopped Being A Jew

How I Stopped Being A Jew

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"Shlomo Sand was born in 1946, in a displaced person's camp in Austria, to a Jewish mother and non-Jewish father; the family later migrated to Palestine. As a young man, Sand came to question his Jewish identity, even that of a "secular Jew." With this meditative and thoughtful mixture of essay and personal recollection, he articulates the problems at the center of modern Jewish identity. How I Stopped Being a Jew discusses the negative effects of the Israeli exploitation of the "chosen people" myth and its "holocaust industry." Sand criticizes the fact that, in the current context, what "Jewish" means is, above all, not being Arab and reflects on the possibility of a secular, non-exclusive Israeli identity, beyond the legends of Zionism"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781781686140
1781686149
Branch Call Number: 305.8924 SAND
Characteristics: 102 pages ; 22 cm

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