The Jewish Prison

by Jean Daniel
The Jewish Prison

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In a provocative personal inquiry, the author posits a challenging idea: By considering themselves God's chosen people,' the Jews have imprisoned themselves. Attempting to upend his own assumptions and those of the reader, Daniel provides a testimony rooted in current events and in exploration of his own Jewishness. The Jewish Prison carefully considers Israel, both as a state and as an idea, and its influence on the worldwide Jewish community. It examines anti-Semitism, both past and present, and rigorously questions the role of religion in modern morality.'
About the book

In a provocative personal inquiry, the author posits a challenging idea: By considering themselves God's chosen people,' the Jews have imprisoned themselves. Attempting to upend his own assumptions and those of the reader, Daniel provides a testimony rooted in current events and in exploration of his own Jewishness. The Jewish Prison carefully considers Israel, both as a state and as an idea, and its influence on the worldwide Jewish community. It examines anti-Semitism, both past and present, and rigorously questions the role of religion in modern morality.'