” American Jews are no longer a homogenous minority, we come in all colors and from all corners of the world. “


” ‘The New World Haggadah’ is meant for American Jews in the 21st century. “


” In 2009, I edited, under the aegis of the Library of America, an anthology called ‘Becoming Americans: Immigrants Tell Their Stories from Jamestown to Today.’ It featured immigrants from different backgrounds, from black slaves like Phillis Wheatley to Yiddish-language speakers like Henry Roth. “


” Two prominent terms, ‘Latino’ and ‘Hispanic,’ refer to people living in the United States who have roots in Latin America, Spain, Mexico, South America, or Spanish-speaking Caribbean countries. “


” There are varieties of Spanglish. There’s Spanglish spoken by Cuban Americans in Miami called cubonics is different from Mexican American Spanglish, but thanks to the Internet, thanks to radio and television, thanks to what is happening in the classrooms, in the streets in the restaurants, we are finding a middle ground. “



All 5 Ilan Stavans Quotes about America in picture


American Jews are no longer a homogenous minority, we come in all colors and from all corners of the world.


In 2009, I edited, under the aegis of the Library of America, an anthology called
Two prominent terms,
There are varieties of Spanglish. There
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