The Zionist Imperative
- As Israel fetes, Jews in Poland fret. Laan, Nanette van der // Christian Science Monitor;5/5/98, Vol. 90 Issue 111, p1
Reports that the Jewish community in Poland is not celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of Israel in 1998. The contention that it has been ignored by Israel, even though Poland was once the center of European Jewry; Trials that Polish Jews have faced since the beginning of Hitler's...
- Science, Finitude, and Infinity: Neo-Kantianism and the Birth of Existentialism. Gordon, Peter Eli // Jewish Social Studies;Fall99, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p30
This article features the works of Jewish philosopher Amos Funkenstein. In Perceptions of Jewish History, Funkenstein observed that the excellence of philosophical systems is often recognizable by their ability to dig their own graves. The phenomenon of philosophical burial is one illustration...
- HERMANN COHEN'S SECULAR MESSIANISM AND LIBERAL COSMOPOLITANISM. Schacter, Rory // Jewish Political Studies Review;Spring2008, Vol. 20 Issue 1/2, p107
The German Jewish thinker Hermann Cohen (1842-1918) had interesting perspectives on messianism, liberalism, and Zionism. Despite the great changes that the nature of Jewish life on the one hand, and the conceptions of liberalism on the other, have undergone since Cohen wrote, many modern...
- Finden Sie mich sehr amerikanisch? Jacob Taubes, Hermann Cohen, and the Return to German-Jewish Liberalism*. Sacks, Elias // Leo Baeck Institute Year Book;Jan2012, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p187
The essay discusses the ways in which rabbi and philosopher Jacob Taubes engaged with German-Jewish liberalism through an examination of his published lectures in "Die politische Theologie des Paulus" ("PTP"). Taube's criticism of German-Jewish intellectual Hermann Cohen is examined in relation...
- THE GOD THAT DID NOT FAIL. Peretz, Martin // New Republic;09/08/97-09/15/97, Vol. 217 Issue 10/11, Zionism at 100 p2
Describes the efforts of Theodor Herzl in founding a Jewish homeland in Palestine. History of the Zionist movement; Highlights of the First Zionist Congress; Overview of his book "The Jewish State"; Obstacles to Zionism; Clashes between Israelis and Palestinian Arabs; Examination of Zionism as...
- The Dream after 25 Years: Triumph and Trial. // Time;4/30/1973, Vol. 101 Issue 18, p32
The article examines the social, economic and political conditions of Israel 25 years after its proclamation as a state on May 14, 1948. It states that the country's gross national product (GNP) has been increasing by 9% a year and its exports have grown 48 times than they were in 1949. It also...
- A state is born. Craig, Simon // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Feb98, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p77
Focuses on the birth of Israel as a nation. Pledge of Great Britain to assist the Jews in finding a national home; Bombing of a daily passenger train from Cairo to Haifa carrying British soldiers. INSET: A people dispossessed..
- Foundation of the state of Israel. // History Today;May98, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p33
Narrates how the state of Israel was founded on May 14, 1948. Opposition of the Arab League towards the creation of Israel; War with Egypt, Syria and Jordan.
- Christianity in the Mirror of Jewish Thought. Mittleman, Alan L. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep1992, Issue 25, p14
Looks at the perception of several modern Jewish thinkers on Christianity. Moses Mendelssohn; Baruch Spinoza; Hermann Cohen.