An intellectual-political biography of Otto Heller, the most prominent and prolific communist theoretician of the Jewish question.
Argues that the modern practice of critique emerged out of religious traditions and can in many ways be traced back to them.
Explores the diversity of Jewish approaches to character and virtue, from the Bible to the present day.
Explores Elie Wiesel’s portraits of the sages of Judaism and elaborates on the Hasidic legacy from his life and his teaching.
Reconsiders the legacy of an important Hasidic mystic, leader, and educator who confronted the dilemmas of modernity after World War I and whose writing constitutes a unique testimony to religious experience and its rupture in the Warsaw Ghetto.
A Levinasian commentary on the Torah.
Complete collection of Schwarzschild’s essays on the neo-Kantian Jewish philosopher Hermann Cohen.
Argues that Holocaust representation has ethical implications fundamentally linked to questions of good and evil.
Explores the fundamental confrontations between Spinoza and Levinas in ethics, politics, science, and religion.
Examines a fascinating and important figure in the history of modern Jewish ethics.
Looks at literary works from outside the Judeo-Christian tradition to test Levinas's notion of "the Other. "
An original and revolutionary interpretation of the Jews’ destiny in modern politics.
Reconciles the conflict between these two seemingly diverse traditions.
Responses to Fackenheim’s reflections on the centrality of the Holocaust to philosophy, Jewish thought, and contemporary experience.
Reviews the potentially complementary albeit sharp differences between two important contemporary Jewish philosophers.