Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer Intimate Chronicles in Turbulent Times by Steven E. Aschheim

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Subjects:

  • European history: from c 1900 -,
  • Jewish studies,
  • The Holocaust,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • History Of Jews,
  • Intellectual History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Germany,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Jewish - General,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • Civilization,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • Identity,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Jews

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9759593M
ISBN 100253338913
ISBN 109780253338914

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Scholem, a scholar of Jewish mysticism and the spiritual traditions of Judaism; Arendt, Scholem political and social philosopher; and Klemperer, a professor of literature and philology, were all highly articulate German-Jewish intellectuals, shrewd observers, and acute analysts of the pathologies and special contours of their times.5/5(1).

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Why, one might well ask, privilege Gershom Scholem (–), Hannah Arendt (), and Victor Klemperer () and their particular confrontations with Nazism and the Jewish experience.

Is this not a Klemperer book arbitrary choice. I think : Steven E. Aschheim. Victor Klemperer, Hannah Arendt, and Gerhard Scholem were three formidable German Jewish intellectuals with radically different conceptions of German identity, liberalism, Marxism, Jewishness, and Zionism and who confronted the great crises of their times with.

About the Author. Steven E. Aschheim is Professor of Cultural and Intellectual History at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. His previous books include The Nietzsche Scholem in Germany, – (California, ), Culture and Catastrophe (), In Times of Crisis (), and Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer ().

His previous books include The Nietzsche Legacy in Germany, (California, ), Culture and Catastrophe (), In Times of Crisis (), and Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer (). Bibliographic information. Hannah Arendt () was a German-born American philosopher and political theorist.

Scholem Scholem () was a German-born Israeli philosopher and historian. Marie Louise Knott is a journalist, translator, and writer, and the author of two books on Arendt, including Unlearning with Hannah : Hannah Arendt, Scholem Gershom. Written Klemperer book a tone of cautious understatement, Aschheim’s book nevertheless calls into question some of the simplifications Jews and Germans resorted to “in turbulent times.” Aschheim’s theme is “identity.” He does not discuss Scholem’s, Arendt’s, or Scholem scholarship but concentrates on their political ideas and purposes.

Hannah Arendt () was a German-born American philosopher and political m Scholem () was a German-born Israeli philosopher and Louise Knott is a journalist, translator, and writer, and the author of two books on Arendt, including Unlearning with Hannah y David is the author of The Patron: A Life of Salman Schocken and the editor.

For twenty-five years, Gershom Scholem and Hannah Arendt, two of the most gifted, influential, and opinionated Jewish intellectuals of the 20th century, maintained a remarkable correspondence. Recently published, these illuminating letters provide a rare glimpse into a relationship that has too often been described as adverserial.

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This paper revisits the fabled yet substantially neglected public exchange between Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem in the wake of Arendt’s publication of the book Eichmann in Jerusalem. Analyzing the central concept of the correspondence, Ahabath Israel, the paper investigates what may be considered two diametrically opposed constructions of Jewish identity and politics.

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Aschheim (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Scholem remained faithful to Zionism from an early age, while Arendt distanced herself from Zionism. Klemperer espoused German-Jewish assmiliation and was a strong opponent of anything Zionist.

The geography and ecology of their lives also reflected differing ideological positions. Gershom Scholem (Hebrew: גֵרְשׁׂם שָׁלוֹם) (December 5, – Febru ), was a German-born Israeli philosopher and historian. He is widely regarded as the founder of the modern, academic study of was the first professor of Jewish Mysticism at Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

His close friends included Walter Benjamin and Leo Strauss, and selected letters. Search All 1 Records in Our Collections. The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.

Arendt had sent Scholem "Zionism Reconsidered," an essay he dismissed as a "patently anti-Zionist, warmed-over version of Communist criticism" and "an act of political balderdash.".

An Unwritten Letter from Victor Klemperer to Hannah Arendt and Gerhard Scholem Steven Ε. Aschheim Dresden February 8, Dear Frau Arendt and Herr Scholem,1 As we have never met, you will both, doubtless, find this confrontational— yet also confessional and conciliatory—letter rather startling, perhaps even bizarre.

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The Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem | Few people thought as deeply or incisively about Germany, Jewish identity, and the Holocaust as Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem. And, as this landmark volume reveals, much of that thinking was developed in dialogue, through more than two decades of correspondence.

Victor Klemperer, Hannah Arendt, and Gerhard Scholem were three formidable German Jewish intellectuals with radically different conceptions of German identity, liberalism, Marxism, Jewishness, and Zionism and who confronted the great crises of their times with greatly divergent understandings and responses.

Aschheim imagines an unwritten confrontational, yet also. to Scholem's accusation that she lacked Ahavat Israel (love of the Jewish People) she wrote: "I indeed love 'only' my friends and the only kind of love I know of and believe in is the love of persons" (p.

65). If both Scholem and Arendt embraced Zionism, Victor Klemperer on. Steven E. Aschheim is Professor of Cultural and Intellectual History at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. His previous books include The Nietzsche Legacy in Germany, – (California, ), Culture and Catastrophe (), In Times of Crisis (), and Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer ().

The catastrophe of Sabbatai Sevi, “after closing one book of Jewish history, becomes the cradle of a new era,” Arendt concluded. Scholem was thrilled with Arendt’s assessment of his work’s.

Few people thought as deeply or incisively about Germany, Jewish identity, and the Holocaust as Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem. And, as this landmark volume reveals, much of that thinking was developed in dialogue, through more than two decades of correspondence.

Arendt and Scholem met in in Berlin and quickly bonded over their mutual admiration for and friendship with Walter Benjamin. (Though Arendt and Scholem died in andrespectively, their year-long correspondence, edited by Marie Luise Knott, was not published in Germany until ; it.

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His books include Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer: Intimate Chronicles in Turbulent Times, In Times of Crisis: Essays on European Culture, Germans, and Jews, and The Nietzsche Legacy in Germany: Reviews [A] brilliant analysis This excellent and fascinating anthology is a landmark publication for the study of Hebrew and Jewish.

Two of the chapters of Zadoff’s biography touch on Gershom Scholem’s love for books. Quoting Scholem’s description of his library (which eventually grew to comprise s books) as his “best friend,” Zadoff suggests that Scholem’s bibliophilia was a manifestation both of a love of order and a Zionist expression of his.

Professor Gershom Scholem () of the Hebrew University – arguably the greatest Jewish scholar of the 20th century – considered himself an archeologist.

No, not the kind of person who digs into the history-laden soil of Israel, but rather one who delves into the Jewish religious tradition that Scholem described as “a field strewn with ruins.".

Margarethe von Trotta's film Hannah Arendt suggests that for Arendt the signal problem with Adolf Eichmann had to do with a lack of thinking (the same problem Martin Heidegger diagnoses repeatedly in his book What is Called Thinking).

For Heidegger, we are "still" not thinking. For Arendt, what is characteristic of Eichmann is that he does not think, meaning that he does not think as. Arendt and Scholem met in in Berlin and quickly bonded over their mutual admiration for and friendship with Walter Benjamin.

They began exchanging letters inand their lively correspondence continued untilwhen Scholem’s vehement disagreement with Arendt’s Eichmann in Jerusalem led to a rupture that would last until Arendt.

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