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Quotation by Philip Roth
A Jew without Jews, without Judaism, without Zionism, without Jewishness, without a temple or an army or even a pistol, a Jew clearly without a home, just the object itself, like a glass or an apple.
Philip Roth (b. 1933), U.S. novelist. Nathan Zuckerman, in The Counterlife, ch. 5 (1986).
Describing his newfound sense of difference after living in England, he explained, "England's made a Jew of me in only eight weeks, which, on reflection, might be the least painful method."
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