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(1967). Psychoanalytic Review. LIII, 1966: Psychoanalysis and Anti-Semitism. C. G. Schoenfeld. Pp. 25-37.. Psychoanal Q., 36:138-139.
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: Psychoanalytic Review. LIII, 1966: Psychoanalysis and Anti-Semitism. C. G. Schoenfeld. Pp. 25-37.

(1967). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 36:138-139

Psychoanalytic Review. LIII, 1966: Psychoanalysis and Anti-Semitism. C. G. Schoenfeld. Pp. 25-37.

An attempt is made to find a rational explanation and solution to the irrational problem of anti-Semitism. The formulation is in terms of the essentially

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paranoid depressed Gentile's projections onto the Jew. The weaknesses, dark impulses, and conscience of the Gentile who experiences failure are projected so that the Jew becomes a 'living Rorschach inkblot'. The author states that the Jews by their own separateness in such things as kosher eating and circumcision and by their own arrogance in success in intellectual and financial matters invite attack. He infers that the Jew should give up separateness if he does not want to be attacked. Thus the author has apparently forgotten or ignored who has been attacking whom, with the unacceptable implication that the attacker should not be judged too harshly.

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(1967). Psychoanalytic Review. LIII, 1966. Psychoanal. Q., 36:138-139

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