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The Secular RabbiPhilip Rahv and Partisan Review$
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Doris Kadish

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9781800859661

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2021

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781800859661.001.0001

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Conclusion

Conclusion

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(p.171) Chapter Seven Conclusion
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The Secular Rabbi
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Doris Kadish

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781800859661.003.0008

This concluding chapter summarizes the meaning of Jewishness in Rahv’s life and work. It traces his religious attitudes back to the familial conflicts of his youth as well as to his reading of Marx. It also looks at writers whose works on Jewish issues Rahv chose to publish in Partisan Review—Jean Paul Sartre, Sidney Hook, Isaac Deutscher, and Leon Trotsky. It argues that their viewpoints approximate and illuminate what his was likely to have been regarding such issues as anti-Semitism, assimilation, Zionism, and definitions of the term Jew. It compares Rahv to current-day immigrants. It closes with conclusions regarding his inner struggles, his achievements, and his relations with women—Ethel, Mary McCarthy, and myself.

Keywords:   anti-Semitism, assimilation, Zionism, Jewishness, Marx, Sidney Hook, Isaac Deutscher, Trotsky, Mary McCarthy

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