Judaism as Culture

Date: 

Monday, August 7, 2017, 5:30pm to Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 4:30pm

Location: 

Mandel Building, room 530, Mount Scopus Campus

17th World Congress of Jewish Studies -The Posen Foundation, in Cooperation with The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, is presenting a Colloquium on Judaism as Culture.

Program:
Monday, 7 August 2017 
JUDAISM AS CULTURE – In Memory of Menachem Brinker
 
Greetings 17:30-18:00
Menahem Ben-Sasson
President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
 
Moshe Idel 
President of the World Union of Jewish Studies
 
Daniel Posen 
CEO of the Posen Foundation 
 
OPENING SESSION 18:00-19:30
Chair, Manuela Consonni 
Director of the Vidal Sassoon International Center 
for the Study of Antisemitism
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
 
Rafi Tsirkin-Sadan
Tel Aviv University
Menachem Brinker's Literary Thought and Aesthetic Education in New Jewish Time: Interim Report 
 
Eli Schonfeld 
Shalem College
Sartre and the Question of Jewish History: Menachem Brinker  reads Anti-Semite and Jew 
 
Shalom Ratzabi 
Tel Aviv University 
Secular Judaism – Berdyczewski, Brenner and Brinker 
 
19:30: RECEPTION FOR THE PARTICIPANTS AND FOR THE PUBLIC
 
Greetings
Manuela Consonni
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
 
Fania Oz-Salzberger
University of Haifa
Chair of the Posen Society of Fellows
 
Tuesday, 8 August 2017 
 
STUDIES ON SECULARISM 9:00-11:00 
Chair, Nissim Leon 
Bar-Ilan University
 
Greetings
Avriel Bar-Levav 
The Open University of Israel
 
Ron Margolin 
Tel Aviv University
Cultural Judaism and its Developments 100 Years After Ahad Ha'am
 
Shmuel Feiner 
Bar-Ilan University
"A New and Upside Down World": A Case Study for the Early Jewish Secularization
 
Michal Arbell 
Tel Aviv University 
"I was like a philosopher deprived of his system": On Secularism and Belief in Moshe Leib Lilienblum's Sins of Youth
 
JEWISH SOURCES OF THE 
19TH AND 20TH CENTURY 11:30-13:30
Chair, Martina Weisz
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
 
Manuela Consonni
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
Jewish Sources of the XX Century: Auschwitz and its Remnants
 
Ela Bauer
Kibbutzim College
Newspaper, Film, Theater: the Contribution of Written and Visual Texts to Secularization of Polish Jewry  
 
Svetlana Natkovich
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Sh. Y. Abramovitch's Hebrew Translation of Gemeinnützige 
Naturgeschichte as a Foundational Text of the 
Modern Hebrew Literature
 
Joyce Rappaport  
The Posen Foundation  
Intentions, Introductions, and Multiple Conclusions: A Progress Report on The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization
 
JEWISH NATIONALISM AND THE NATIONAL QUESTION 15:00-16:30
Chair, Avinoam Yuval-Naeh
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
 
Semion Goldin 
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Nineteenth Century Jewish Nationalism in the East European Context
 
Arieh Saposnik 
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Indigenism, Zionism, Palestinism: “Hasolel” and the Claim to Hebrew Indigeneity
 
Moshe Naor
University of Haifa
Oriental Jews and the Arab Question in Mandatory Palestine
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