Professor Gross Explores Politics of Nostalgia

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

RELIGION AND POLITICS -- Rachel B. Gross is assistant professor and the John and Marcia Goldman Chair in American Jewish Studies in the Department of Jewish Studies at San Francisco State University. She is the author of “Beyond the Synagogue: Jewish Nostalgia as Religious Practice.” She wrote this opinion piece for Religion and Politics.

“Nostalgia helps us understand ourselves and our families in the context of broader communal stories,” Gross writes.