How I stopped being a Jew
(Book)

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Published
London ; New York : Verso, [2014].
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Shirlington - Adult Nonfiction  1 available
305.8924 SAND

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Book
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102 pages ; 22 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781781686140, 1781686149
UPC
40024181978

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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.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Sand, S. (2014). How I stopped being a Jew . Verso.

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Sand, Shlomo. 2014. How I Stopped Being a Jew. London ; New York: Verso.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Sand, Shlomo. How I Stopped Being a Jew London ; New York: Verso, 2014.

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Sand, Shlomo. How I Stopped Being a Jew Verso, 2014.

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