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Sigmund Freud's Racial Theory of Jewishness

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Publication Date: January 2007

Publisher(s): Association for Jewish Studies; Association for Jewish Studies

Author(s): Eliza Slavet; Eliza Slavet

Series: AJS Perspectives: The Newsletter of the Association for Jewish Studies, Fall 2007, pp.16-18.

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)

Keywords: Jewish Identification; Psychology; Race; Judaic Studies

Type: Report


The author discusses Sigmund Freud's understanding of the Jewish people in racial terms, focusing on Freud's ideas of racial memory. The author discusses the intellectual context of these ideas in Freud's time.