11 2018

CSP-Modern Jewish Thought: Challenges and Prospects

12:15PM - 1:15PM  

Samueli Jewish Campus 1 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

Contact Arie Katz

$ Cost $ 18.00

Join Are We Still Jews? Challenges and Prospects in Modern Jewish Thought - Prof Paul Mendes-Flohr

"Are we still Jews?" Under this arresting title, the late Israeli philosopher Ernst Akiva Simon sought in a Hebrew essay of 1982 to question whether an affirmation of a Jewish identity, especially as expressed by ethnic and political loyalty, is sufficient to sustain Judaism as a spiritually and existentially compelling vocation. The issues raised by Simon continue to set the agenda of Modern Jewish Thought.

Paul Mendes-Flohr is a leading scholar of modern Jewish thought, Jewish existentialism, German-Jewish intellectual history, and the foremost living scholar of Martin Buber.  His major research interests include modern Jewish intellectual history, modern Jewish philosophy and religious thought, philosophy of religion, German intellectual history, and the history and sociology of intellectuals.

$10.00 per person (if register prior to November 10, 2018)
FREE for CSP Members and educators who register early
$18.00 at the door

Sponsor: Community Scholar Program (CSP)