Sigmund Freud's Racial Theory of Jewishness
Publication Date: January 2007
Series: AJS Perspectives: The Newsletter of the Association for Jewish Studies, Fall 2007, pp.16-18.
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Identification; Psychology; Race; Judaic Studies
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.