The War Inside the Jews

Fein, Leonard
October 1977
New Republic;10/15/77, Vol. 177 Issue 16, p16
Focuses on apprehensions of American Jews regarding affirmative action and quotas. Attention of the Jewish community in opposing quotas rather than supporting affirmative action; Benefits to the Jews from merit system; Reasons for perceiving a threat by Jews in the readiness of the government to pay official attention to groupness; Information on self-interest, self-image and fundamental perceptions of equity.


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