To the Editor:
I must extend Robert M. Seltzer’s description of Marshall Sklare’s typology of Jewish intellectuals [“American Jews & Their Judaism, March] to include at least one more category.
Sklare had three categories—“assimilationists” like Louis Wirth; “critical intellectuals,” like Judith Kramer, Seymour Leventman, Mark Zborowski, and Elizabeth Herzog; and a third wave, “survivalists,” like Sklare himself. But simply to survive is too passive. . . .
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