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Tikkun (1 August 2012) 27 (3): 10–55.
Published: 01 August 2012
... religion for the genocidal crimes of Hitler and Stalin. Creative Commons/Bracha L. Ettinger In marked contrast to New Atheist writers Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens, who blame religion for Hitler’s crimes, French philosopher Emmanuel Levinas (above) saw Nazism as profoundly antireligious...
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Tikkun (1 August 2016) 31 (3): 71–72.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Martin Jay Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2016 E mmanuel levinas has been known to serious students of European philosophy for sixty years, ever since the publication of his influential study of Edmund Husserl, the work Jean-Paul Sartre said had introduced him to phenomenology. Some of his...
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Published: 01 August 2012
Julia Tabor Levinas, who was eventually held as a prisoner of war by the Nazis, offered a prescient analysis in 1934 of Hitler’s materialist, pseudo-biological ideology. “Hitlerism is more than a contagion or madness,” he wrote, “it is an awakening of elementary feelings.” Julia Tabor. / Levinas More
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Published: 01 August 2012
Creative Commons/Bracha L. Ettinger In marked contrast to New Atheist writers Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens, who blame religion for Hitler’s crimes, French philosopher Emmanuel Levinas (above) saw Nazism as profoundly antireligious. Creative Commons/Bracha L. Ettinger. / In marked contrast More
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Published: 01 August 2012
“appear to speak from a place far closer to what Levinas would describe as . . . violent ‘urgings of the blood’ than can be justified,” the author writes. Top: Creative Commons/Andrew Rusk. / Middle: Creative Commons/Matthias Asgeirsson. / Bottom: Creative Commons/Steve Jurvetson. / New Atheist scholars More
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Tikkun (1 June 2010) 25 (3): 28–30.
Published: 01 June 2010
... came from Jewish backgrounds. Two to emerge from horrors are Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) and the French philoso­ pher Emmanuel Levinas (1905-1995). Although they never met, each...
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Tikkun (1 August 2018) 33 (3): 65–69.
Published: 01 August 2018
... philosopher Emmanuel Levinas (whom Debbie mentions admiringly) was heralded for decades actually unravels in political time, when, after the massacre at Sabra and Shatilla in 1982, Levinas himself was unable to commit without qualification to that principle. (The complex dilemmas presented by this for all who...
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Tikkun (1 January 2013) 28 (1): 18–22.
Published: 01 January 2013
... justice grounded in care and a sense of radical interconnection—to our cities? August, 1968 by Phyllis Serota. Emmanuel Levinas argued for the importance of grounding philosophical speculation in the initial gesture of recognizing the Other—any other person—as being beyond our grasp. He described...
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Tikkun (1 June 2010) 25 (3): 23–27.
Published: 01 June 2010
...) getting it wrong could be high. To those who future on the only basis that, for the last forty hold that Israel is not “in occupation” of the years at least, makes any sense: two states [which Levinas midrashically shows West Bank at all, but that it has “liberated” for two peoples. The...
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Tikkun (1 January 2013) 28 (1): 23–69.
Published: 01 January 2013
... differences between Levinas and rabbinic notions of obligation. What results is a picture of city life as one of constant care for the neighbor, of questioning one’s own level of service, and of a worship of God that reflects an unwavering obligation to His creation. I am jealous of this depiction of a...
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Tikkun (1 January 2013) 28 (1): 43–44.
Published: 01 January 2013
... regarding the kind of discourse with which Aryeh Cohen, and Emmanuel Levinas before him, have been engaged. Jews may have to struggle with these issues, such Christians would say, but we are not bound or compelled in any way in relation to our treatment of the Other. Really? Try telling that to Jesus...
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Tikkun (1 January 2013) 28 (1): 28–30.
Published: 01 January 2013
... liberal theology, both in its sanctification of social reform and in its imaginative reinterpretation of religious tradition. He brings the insights of modernity to bear on the ancient concept of levaya (accompaniment), employing Levinas and Derrida to uncover/add layers of meanings. The city’s...
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Tikkun (1 August 2008) 23 (3): 93–94.
Published: 01 August 2008
... heartbreak. She would have done anything own film reveals that they themselves did to please Graner and was outraged when not perceive their “victims,” the Iraqis, as she discovers Graner s involvement with people at all. Emmanuel Levinas argued another woman. “This was going on behind that the...
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Tikkun (1 January 2014) 29 (1): 51–54.
Published: 01 January 2014
... have defeated me.”) Emmanuel Levinas observes that this elevation of Torah and Torah disputes, even above miraculous voices from heaven, is “protection against the madness of a direct contact with the Sacred that is unmediated by reason.” The story captures a wonderful moment in Jewish history...
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Tikkun (1 January 2017) 32 (1): 58–61.
Published: 01 January 2017
... theology of the late twentieth century was deeply influenced by religious existentialism and especially by Martin Buber’s view of religion as belonging to the interpersonal realm, where God too was to be addressed in essentially personal terms. A. J. Heschel, J. B. Soloveitchik, Emmanuel Levinas, and...
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Tikkun (1 April 2011) 26 (2): 14–44.
Published: 01 April 2011
... not feel awe at a child’s first words? Or radical amazement at the flowering of the Torah on this speck of dust drifting among the mindless, wheeling stars? Influenced variously by the Hasidic masters, Felix Adler, Martin Buber, Emanuel Levinas, and Abraham Joshua Heschel were among the pioneers...
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Tikkun (1 August 2014) 29 (3): 46–48.
Published: 01 August 2014
... being for God. Levinas said Western theism wrongly took God for being and that God should be conceived as the “other” of being. All repudiated the God of static being. Hegel and Schelling are important to me because they anticipated these critiques in the very process of epitomizing logocentric...
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Tikkun (1 January 2011) 26 (1): 17–24.
Published: 01 January 2011
... isolation enhanced by technologies that offer endless games and opportunities to communicate with strangers online without risking the mutual recognition and deep ethical connection that face-to-face contact arouses, as Emmanuel Levinas and Peter Gabel have taught us), these larger changes in the society...
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Tikkun (1 August 2016) 31 (3): 3–12.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Emmanuel Levinas, and through the years of interactions with my personal mentors Heschel and Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. We also drew inspiration from a wide variety of movements including the Civil Rights, anti-war, feminist, and LBGTQ movements, the Anti-Apartheid Movement, the Catholic Worker Movement...
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Tikkun (1 January 2011) 26 (1): 74–93.
Published: 01 January 2011
... call, “Love your neighbor as yourself,” must be translated differently (in the tradition of Buber and Levinas): “Love your neighbor— he/she is yourself.” Bishop Desmond Tutu says the same idea is expressed in the African philosophy of ubuntu: “I live only when you live.” This, of course, has to be...