The Case for "Assimilation" and Diaspora

Posted December 9, 2016

Jewish Quarterly Review volume 106, number 4 (fall 2016)

Arnold Eisen, chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, reflects on Gerson Cohen’s famous 1966 address “The Blessing of Assimilation in Jewish History” in a forum dedicated to topic in JQR 106.4.

JQR's forum On Gerson Cohen’s “Blessing of Assimilation” A Half Century Later, features essays by  David N. Myers, Charlotte Elisheva Fonrobert,  Sarah Bunin Benor,  Arnold Eisen, and David B. Ruderman

Read Eisen’s essay for free here. And check out the full forum and more on Project Muse

 

Related: David Myers on if Gerson Cohen responded to Mark Lilla