Yuri Slezkine: The Jewish Century

(Nonfiction, 344 pp. 2006)

A professor of Russian history at U.C. Berkeley, Slezkine develops a controversial understanding of Jewish identity “beyond Judaism,” interpreting the distinctive social and economic roles Jews play in modern society and characterizing modernity itself as peculiarly Jewish.

  • Review by Daniel Lazare, Nation, December 19, 2005
  • Review by Bill Guru, Rense.com
  • Review by Kevin MacDonald, VDare, November 5 2005
  • Review by Michael Fox, Ha’aretz, September 15, 2005
  • Review by David N. Myers, JewishJournal.com, December 31, 2004
  • Russell Schoch interviews Yuri Slezkine
  • Jill Kitson interviews Yuri Slezkine
  • Video: Harry Kreisler interviews Yuri Slezkine (54 min.)