Antisemitism & Philosophy : Jewish Reflections before the Holocaust


Monday, November 13, 2017, 4:00pm to 8:00pm


Rabin Building, Room 2001, Mount Scopus Campus

A Colloquium by The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism.
All are Invited. 

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16:00 Gathering

16:30 – 18:15 First Session: Can the Other Speak Truth? Jews, Christians and the Universality of Truth

Chair: Manuela Consonni 
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Orr Scharf 
Haifa University
Jesus in the Shadow of the Third Reich: Martin Buber's Lectures on Judaism and Christianity, and the Rise of Nazism

Benjamin Pollock 
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
Redemption and the Hatred of the Jews: Franz Rosenzweig on Jews, Christians, and the Problem with Gnosticism

Ynon Wygoda
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
How Long Will a Nation This Old Ask Such Childish Questions? The Question of Bergson as a Jewish Thinker Revisited

18:15 – 18:30 Break

18:30 – 19:30 Second Session: What's Wrong with Antisemitism? Philosophical Analysis Before "Auschwitz" 

Chair: Elhanan Yakira
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Roy Amir
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
Hermann Cohen on anti-Semitism and Scientific Thinking: A Note on the Berliner Antisemitismusstreit

Daniel Endeweld 
Bar-Ilan University 
Anti-Semitism in Nazi ideology according to Levinas: Nazism's attitude towards the body

19:30-20:00 Discussion

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