The Centrality of the Fringe

By Diana Sperling

AsociaciĆ³n Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA), Mila, June 21, 2007

In a speech given at the Third International Conference of Intellectuals held in 2005, Diana Sperling asserts that Jews were born out of exile, and therefore do not have a natural tie to any land. In order to make this assertion, Sperling analyzes the bond between land and identity by discussing the implications of exile, and Jewish history in relation to exile.

Topic: History, Continuity, Diaspora, Jewish Continuity, Identity Formation

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Genre: Speech

Language: English

Copyright Holder: JDC-Europe

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Sperling, Diana. The Centrality of the Fringe. AsociaciĆ³n Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA),Mila. 21 June 2007:


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