The Birth of a Rootless Cosmopolitan

By Marci Shore

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, December 2011

The author describes how growing up she felt alienated from her suburban Jewish community. It was only in Warsaw, where spent time in the archives as a graduate student, that began to feel closer to a certain Jewish - and "non-Jewish" Jewish intellectual tradition. She was captivated by the temptation to commit one's entire being to a desperate cause.

Topic: History, Ideology, Identity Formation

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.42/no.685

Page Number(s): 1-2

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Eastern Europe , United States , Warsaw, Poland

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Shore, Marci. The Birth of a Rootless Cosmopolitan. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. December 2011: 1-2.


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