Tuesdays at Tantur


Location: Chapel Seminar Room, Tantur Ecumenical Institute

Zionism and the Land of Israel/Palestine

Paul Mendes-Flohr

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Paul Mendes-Flohr is the Dorothy Grant Maclear Professor Emeritus of Modern Jewish History and Thought. 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. Together with Bernd Witte, he serves as editor-in-chief of the twenty-two volume German edition of the collected works of Martin Buber, sponsored by the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and the Heinrich Heine Universität, Dusseldorf, Germany. He has recently published Progress and its Discontents (in Hebrew); the third, enlarged edition of The Jew in the Modern World: A Documentary History (with Jehuda Reinharz); and Encrucijadas en la Modernidad (Buenos Aires). He is the editor of a series on German-Jewish literature and Cultural History for the University of Chicago Press, as well as the collected works of Martin Buber in German, which has published two volumes in the past year. His biography of Martin Buber was recently published by Yale University Press.

Transportation will be provided from Shivtei Israel St. to the west of the Notre Dame Center (opposite New Gate of the Old City). The bus will leave at 6:30 p.m and return at 9:00 p.m. The shuttle will only be ordered if at least five people have signed up by May 6, 2019. Shuttle sign-up

Tuesdays at Tantur is a bi-weekly event that seeks to establish a place for conversation and nurture open discussion on theological issues and other topics relevant to life in Jerusalem and the Holy Land. The series is co-hosted by the Tantur Ecumenical Institute and Jerusalem Global Gateway of the University of Notre Dame, both located at the corner of Rosmarin and Derech Hebron.