3 edition of Judaism"s encounter with European culture and totalitarianism found in the catalog.
Judaism"s encounter with European culture and totalitarianism
|Series||ACPR Policy paper -- . no. 114, Policy papers (Merkaz Ariʾel le-meḥḳere mediniyut) -- 114.|
|LC Classifications||DS135.E8 E66 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||72 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||72|
In , he wrote an article for Encounter entitled “America America,” in which he expressed his revulsion for U.S. mass culture, its crude materialism, and lack of civility. It was a rebuttal of the American values that were prime propaganda material in the CIA’s and Encounter‘s cultural war against communism. Judaism - Judaism - Judaism in world perspective: The biblical tradition out of which Judaism emerged was predominantly exclusivist (“no other gods”). The gods of the nations were regarded as “no gods” and their worshippers as deluded, while the God of Israel was acclaimed as the sole lord of history and the creator of heaven and earth.
Encounter () is a short book of essays by the great Milan Kundera. I find his prose writing as impressive as his fiction writing. This collection is no exception and stands along his three other great books of essays:The Art of the Novel, Testaments Betrayed, and The Curtain/5(). the subterranean pathologies which she claims to necessitate totalitarianism -- diminishing human agency and political freedom; the paradox that as mass culture and capitalist consumption abound, we are also less equipped to control human action -- indeed closely remind one of the very mechanisms proposed by psychoanalysis.
The book breaks into three parts. The first two chapters connect the current struggle against Islamic totalitarianism (my term) to the prior wars against political totalitarianism, seeking to explain the phenomenon's spiritual and philosophical roots. This part is extremely insightful, at . By Justin Cammy / Published A sweeping look at the Jewish 20th century through the lens of Sholem Aleichem’s tales and two murdered Yiddish poets. As a scholar whose interests are at the crossroads of modern Jewish literature, history and politics, I found that Yuri Slezkine’s The Jewish Century (Princeton University Press, ) ignited my imagination.
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Judaism’s Encounter with European Culture and Totalitarianism 3 attention to the existence of the problem which is most certainly not merely theoretical as it contains genuine ideological, political, existential, and even metaphysical dimensions.
This book contains four essays by highly respected Jewish scholars, all professors. The four show that the ultra-Orthodox are wrong when they contend that God wants Jews to isolate themselves, spend their life studying Talmud, leave the acquisition of their livelihood to their wives or social welfare, and close their minds to science and the 5/5(2).
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Rabbinic Judaism and general culture: normative discussion and attitudes / Gerald J. Blidstein --Judaism and general culture in medieval and early modern times / David Berger --Rabbinic openness to general culture in the early modern period in Western and Central Europe / Shnayer Z.
Leiman. In the twenty-first century, China has emerged as the leading challenger to U.S. global dominance.
China is often seen as a sleeping giant, emerging out of poverty, backwardness, and totalitarianism and moving toward modernization. However, history shows that this vast country is not newly awakening, but rather returning to its previous state of world eminence.
ENCOUNTER BOOKS draws its name from Encounter magazine, an Anglo-American literary journal founded in by poet Stephen Spender and journalist Irving Kristol. Encounter was a liberal, anti-Soviet monthly dedicated to two things: “a love of liberty and a respect for that part of human endeavour that goes by the name of culture.”.
The magazine seemed to have come “out of nowhere. Judaism, monotheistic religion developed among the ancient Hebrews. Judaism is characterized by a belief in one transcendent God who revealed himself to Abraham, Moses, and the Hebrew prophets and by a religious life in accordance with Scriptures and rabbinic traditions.
An excerpt from Rabbi Ken Spiro's recently published book, "World Perfect." While developing an idea for a lecture program, I conducted a series of surveys over a period of two years, asking people to list the fundamental values and principles which they felt we needed to uphold in order to make our world as perfect as is humanly possible.
Culture is “a legitimate form of Jewishness” and “the path to community leads through cultural institutions as well as religious ones,” he says. According to the study, over 90% of Jews in the Bay Area participate in some form of Jewish cultural activities, with film, music and lectures ranking highest on.
This sweeping literary encounter with the Western idea of the city moves from the early novel in England to the apocalyptic cityscapes of Thomas Pynchon. Along the way, Richard Lehan gathers a rich entourage that includes Daniel Defoe, Charles Dickens, Emile Zola, Bram Stoker, Rider Haggard, Joseph Conrad, James Joyce, Theodore Dreiser, F.
Scott Fitzgerald, and Raymond Chandler. Jewish Prisoner Services PO Box • Seattle, WA Phone: + • Toll-Free Fax: + [email protected] Blending global scope with local depth, this book throws new light on important themes.
Spanning four centuries and vast space, it combines the history of ideas with particular histories of encounters between European voyagers and Indigenous people in Oceania (Island Southeast Asia, New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands).
When in the Middle Ages the center of civilization moved into Central Europe, the Jews were waiting for it in Germany and Poland. The rise of the United States to the leading world power found Judaism focused there.
And now, today, when the pendulum seems to be swinging back toward the Old World and the East rises to renewed importance, there. They claimed that after their great escape, they reached a mountain in the wilderness, Mt.
Sinai, where they all had an encounter with God; during that encounter, and through the person of their leader Moses, they supposedly received a code of behavior—compiled in a holy book known as the “Torah”—which they scrupulously followed.
Books We recommend the following works of non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and cookbooks that explore the intersection of race, ethnicity, and Judaism. Please note: Children's books are collected on their own page and can be found here. In Times of Crisis: Essays on European Culture, Germans, and Jews [Steven E.
Aschheim]. The nineteenth- and twentieth-century relationship between European culture, German history, and the Jewish experience produced some of the West’s most powerful. MELANIE PHILLIPS is a British journalist, broadcaster and author. Her weekly column, which currently appears in The Times, has been published over the years in the Guardian, Observer, Sunday Times and Daily writes regularly for the Jewish Chronicle and the Jerusalem Post, is a regular panelist on BBC Radio’s The Moral Maze and speaks on public platforms throughout the English.
International law and human plurality in the shadow of totalitarianism: Hannah Arendt and Raphael Lemkin Seyla Benhabib; Part III. Politics in Dark Times: In search of a miracle: Hannah Arendt and the atomic bomb Jonathan Schell; Hannah Arendt between Europe and America: optimism in dark times Benjamin R.
Barber; Price: $ The European city is read against the decline of feudalism and the rise of empire and totalitarianism; the American city against the phenomenon of the wilderness, the frontier, and the rise of the megalopolis and the decentered, discontinuous city that followed.
Throughout this book, Lehan pursues a dialectic of order and disorder, of. Rijeka in a regional/global context, totalitarianism as a political and cultural phenomenon.
D’Annunzio occupied Fiume during a short time as a. Marci Shore teaches European cultural and intellectual history. The Afterlife of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe History of Revolution Yale University Press); she is also at work on a longer book project titled Phenomenological Encounters: Scenes from Central Europe.The Meaning of the Term Totalitarianism Totalitarianism was a one-party political system that was based on dictatorship.
It first started in Europe in the s and 30s. It was an absolutism that emphasized the importance of the state at the expense of individual liberties. It displays the following.This book argues that, more than any other factor, it was the encounter with totalitarianism that dissolved the ideals of American progressivism and crystallized the ideals of postwar liberalism.
In politics, the ideal of governance by a strong, independent executive was rejected -- along with notions of 'central planning,' 'social control,' and state imposition of 'values' -- and a politics.