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Quotation by Irena Klepfisz
...I am an outsider, a lesbian, a shikse. The Jewish community is not my community. But as a Jew—as a Jew in a Christian, anti-Semitic society—the Jewish community is, and will always remain, my community. Enemy and ally.
Irena Klepfisz (b. 1941), U.S. Jewish lesbian author; born in Poland. "Resisting and Surviving America," 1982. Dreams of an Insomniac, part 2 (1990).
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