To the Editor:
In his articles on the “Future of American Jewry” (May and June) Herbert J. Gans predicts the end of Jewish culture, the almost complete extinction of the Jewish community in the United States within the lifetime of another generation. What four thousand years could not do, a score or two more years will accomplish—in this free country of ours. Is a free society detrimental to ethnic identities? History does not warrant our saying so. . . . Freedom of movement and expression inevitably brings to fruition the best characteristics of a given ethnic group.
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