Tag Archives: Buber and Rosenzweig

Antifa in Jewish Palestine (circa 1934)

(h/t Edo Konrad & Brat Skoff (?) on Twitter at @edokonrad and @brat_skoff) This Antifa is not what some of you might think it is or want it to be. It’s from Jewish Palestine circa 1934, a bi-national Zionist organization, … Continue reading

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(Aversion & Affection) Reading for Gender in Rosenzweig

Thank you and kudos to Willi Goetschel and Susan Shapiro for organizing this long awaited special edition of Bamidbar on gender and Rosenzweig. Here is the web address.  Shapiro introduces the edition followed by critical readings by Mara Benjamin, Gesine … Continue reading

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(No Country for Old Women) Gender & Rosenzweig & Jewish Philosophy (Special Edition Bamidbar)

Gender and Jewish Philosophy Edited by Susan Shapiro Bamidbar 4: 2 (2014) (appeared in print, summer 2019)   Susan Shapiro Introduction Mara H. Benjamin Love in the Star? A Feminist Challenge Gesine Palmer „Dying for Love“ – Making Sense of … Continue reading

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Animals (Franz Marc & Martin Buber)

Yellow Cow This terrestrial surface is a physical place of noise and violence. Redemption is its metamorphosis. Franz Marc, who was killed at Verdun on the Western Front, was a tragic figure to those who memorialized him. Writing his obituary … Continue reading

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Robert Alter Reads Paul Mendes-Flohr Reading Martin Buber & Drops the Ball on God (A Meta-Meta-Meta Commentary)

Sorry to read Robert Alter’s review of the long awaited biography by Paul Mendes-Flohr, Martin Buber: A Life of Faith and Dissent and the lazy reading of its subject.  You can read it here and this is a key line: … Continue reading

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CFP (Franz Rosenzweig Society) (Rome)

International Congress of the Franz Rosenzweig Gesellschaft – Call for Papers The conjunction “and” in Franz Rosenzweig’s work: I and the Other, philosophy and theology, time and redemption, Judaism and Christianity In his Introduction to Hermann Cohen’s Jüdische Schriften (Berlin, 1924) … Continue reading

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Jewish Philosophy Marginalia (Margaret Olin Reading Arthur Cohen Reading Franz Rosenzweig )

Bibliophiles along with Jewish philosophy and Jewish Americana people and maybe a couple of modern art historians will want to check out this extraordinary blogpost by Margaret Olin, which you can read here. In addition to her own inspired commentary, … Continue reading

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Buber & Rosenzweig (AJS 2015 Preview)

Just a little preview, but there are only two papers on Levinas and no papers devoted to Franz Rosenzweig in the conference program for the upcoming AJS conference. But there’s a bunch of Buber. What with major conferences in New … Continue reading

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Martin Buber Conference (Manhattan College) (April 23, 2015)

A new Martin Buber? The presenters of these papers at this upcoming conference have their eye on embodiment, action, film, politics, globalization. Kudos to Sarah Scott for putting this together. Proud to be a part of it.

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Martin Buber Online (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

Co-penned by Michael Zank and yours truly, the revised entry for Martin Buber is now up online at the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Both compressed and comprehensive, what I hope it adds to the picture of Buber in the secondary … Continue reading

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