In Defense of Babel

Publication Date: December 2001

Publisher: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (U.S.)

Author(s): David Kraemer

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: Community Relations; Diversity; Society

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


The author finds a new appreciation for the tolerance and openness of American society. He states that the source of the country's greatness is its complexity and multiculturalism. He urges Americans not to lose sight of this post-September 11.