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Jewish Identity: Tribe or Peoplehood? A closed or open community?
The enduring dynamic tension.
Moses Mendelsohn - Sage of Modernity Read Jerusalem: The Road to Civic Happiness, 153
The Nineteen Letters Read the
6th and 16th Letters
Samson Raphael Hirsch
Responses to Modernity. The evolution of Judaisms.
Jabotinsky - The Iron Wall
Buber: Jews and Arabs in Palestine
Blaustein-Ben Gurion American Jewish Relations
Extra: The Legacy of Jabotinsky
Rav Isaac Kook
David Ben Gurion
Ben Gurion/Jacob Blaustein
Imagining the Jewish State. What happens when imagination becomes power? Whose vision prevails? What are the dreams of Zion and where did they come from?
“Cloud of Smoke, Pillar of Fire: Judaism, Christianity, and Modernity After the Holocaust”
Wyschogrod's Response to Greenberg
Five Big Hartman Ideas
Irving (Yitz) Greenberg
Memory and Meaning. Modern Jewish thought and identity wrestles with the Shoah and its impacts.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Menachem Mendel Schneerson
Neo-Hasidism. The greatest movement in modern Jewish history is the least understood.
Plaskow's Standing Again at Sinai
Women in Contemporary Jewish Thought
Interview with Judith Plaskow
The Great Awakening and Sexual Revolution. Part 1
New Voices in the Siddur
Adrienne Rich, Grace Paley, Marge Piercy, Chana Bloch, Debbie Friedman, Yehuda Amichai, Shlomo Carlebach
The Great Awakening and Sexual Revolution.
So Called Jews of No Religion Are The Impetus for A Jewish Revolution
The Jewish Catalog
The Autonomous Jew
Post-Modernisms. Are we seeing the beginning of the end of the post-WW2 era and the creation of a new Jewish community?