Download E-books « Eichmann était d'une bêtise révoltante » : Entretiens et lettres PDF

By Hannah Arendt, Joachim C. Fest

L. a. philosophe Hannah Arendt, auteur des Origines du totalitarisme, couvrit à sa demande le procès d’Eichmann à Jérusalem en 1961 pour le compte du New Yorker. Le livre qui en est l’aboutissement, Eichmann à Jérusalem, sous-titré Rapport sur l. a. banalité du mal, déclencha immédiatement los angeles polémique aux États-Unis puis lors de sa book en France en 1966, tandis que d’aucuns déconseillèrent même sa booklet en Allemagne (1964). Elle y soutenait qu’Eichmann n’était ni un Iago ni un Macbeth, imputant ses crimes à los angeles natural absence de pensée, ce qui, précisait-elle, n’équivalait nullement à los angeles « stupidité ». remark s’explique dès lors le titre du présent entretien qu’elle accorda à l’historien allemand Joachim Fest, auteur notamment des Maîtres du IIIe Reich ? De même remark expliquer que, bien qu’Eichmann lui répugnait, s’exprimant sur Albert Speer, l’architecte de Hitler qui devint ensuite ministre de l’Armement, elle puisse affirmer dans l. a. seconde partie de leur entretien : « L’homme me plaît, mais je ne parviens pas à le comprendre » ? Faut-il y voir une nouvelle provocation de l. a. half de celle qui pourtant, ne se targuait que de « dire los angeles vérité des faits » ? Ce livre rassemble l’entretien accordé par Hannah Arendt à Joachim Fest en 1964, leur correspondance, ainsi que les écrits qui ont amorcé los angeles controverse. S.C.-D.

Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) est considérée comme l'une des plus grandes philosophes du XXe siècle. On compte parmi ses grands textes Les Origines du totalitarisme, L’Humaine et, plus récemment, Écrits juifs.

Joachim Fest (1926-2006), historien et essayiste allemand, a notamment écrit Les Maîtres du IIIe Reich (1963). Traduit de l’allemand et de l’anglais (américain) par Sylvie Courtine-Denamy.

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Download E-books The Culture of Critique: An Evolutionary Analysis of Jewish Involvement in Twentieth-Century Intellectual and Political Movements PDF

By Kevin MacDonald

MacDonald presents a theoretical research and overview of information at the common tendency between hugely influential, Jewish-dominated highbrow routine to advance radical reviews of gentile tradition which are suitable with the continuity of Jewish identity. those events are seen because the final result of the truth that Jews and gentiles have diverse pursuits within the development of tradition and in quite a few public coverage matters (e.g. immigration coverage, Israel). a number of of those hobbies try and strive against anti-Semitism via advocating social categorization procedures within which the Jew/gentile contrast is minimized in significance. there's additionally an inclination to improve theories of anti-Semitism during which ethnic changes and source pageant are of minimum significance. From the point of view of the highbrow buildings constructed through those routine, anti-Semitism is analyzed as a sign of psychopathology between gentiles. on occasion, those pursuits seem to be makes an attempt to increase a basic restructuring of the highbrow foundation of gentile society in methods conducive to the ongoing lifestyles of Judaism.

Particular realization is paid to Boasian anthropology, psychoanalysis, leftist political ideology and behaviour, and the Frankfurt institution of Social study. each one of those events might be characterised as an authoritarian political flow headquartered round a charismatic chief who strongly pointed out as a Jew and who used to be idolized via his disciples who have been additionally predominantly Jewish. relating to immigration coverage, Jewish political and highbrow job was once stimulated much less through a hope for larger degrees of Jewish immigration than by means of competition to the implicit thought that the US might be ruled through people with northern and western ecu ancestry. Jewish coverage was once geared toward constructing an the USA charcterized by means of cultural pluralism and populated via teams of individuals from all components of the area instead of by way of a homogeneous Christian tradition and populated principally by way of humans of ecu descent. it is a debatable research of specific curiosity to these thinking about evolutionary ways to human habit, with Judaica, and with an evolutionary standpoint on background and psychology.

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Download E-books One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate PDF

By Tom Segev

One Palestine, Complete explores the tumultuous interval earlier than the construction of the kingdom of Israel. This used to be the time of the British Mandate, while Britain's promise to either Jews and Arabs that they might inherit the land, set in movement the clash that haunts the quarter to this day.

Drawing on untapped archival fabrics, Tom Segev reconstructs an period (1917 to 1948) of unlimited percentages and tragic missteps. He introduces an array unforgettable characters, tracks the regular increase of Jews and Arabs towards disagreement, and places forth an intensive new argument: that the British, faraway from being pro-Arab, always favourite the Zionist place, out of the mistaken--and anti-Semitic--belief that Jews grew to become the wheels of background. wealthy in historic aspect, delicate to all views, One Palestine, entire brilliantly depicts the decline of an empire, the delivery of 1 kingdom, and the tragedy of another.

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Download E-books Jewish Studies at the Turn of the 20th Century (Volume 1 : Biblical, Rabbinical, and Medieval Studies) PDF

By Judit Targarona Borras, Angel Saenz-Badillos

In July of 1998, the ecu organization for Jewish reports celebrated its 6th congress, with nearly four hundred individuals. In those complaints, 169 papers and communications learn through the convention were accumulated. they target to provide a vast, lifelike point of view at the advances, achievements and anxieties of Judaic reviews on the flip of the twentieth century, at the eve of the hot millennium.

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Download E-books Reading the Zohar: The Sacred Text of the Kabbalah PDF

By Pinchas Giller

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Exclusive translations of the "Idrot texts", thought of to be the most components in the Zohar.

Comprising good over 1000 pages of densely written Aramaic, the compilation of texts often called the Zohar represents the collective knowledge of varied strands of Jewish mysticism, or kabbalah, as much as the 13th century. this huge paintings maintains to supply the basis of a lot Jewish mystical notion and perform to the current day. during this publication, Pinchas Giller examines certaing sections of the Zohar and the ways that the primary doctrines of classical kabbalah took form round them.

Reviews:
"In interpreting the Zohar, Giller (University of Judaism, CA), has succeeded in generating a piece that might interact nonacademic readers whereas nonetheless creating a enormous contribution to the scholarly examine of Jewish mysticism."--Choice

"Pinchas Giller...has a stupendous mastery of either basic and secondary fabrics within the research of Kabbalah as a rule, and Zohar in particular....As analyzing the Zohar unfolds, the centuries of ideological accretions are slowly separated out, and the reader involves know how Jewish mystical principles constructed through the years and what implications these thoughts had inside of Jewish highbrow lifestyles. but, for all his mastery of educational texts, Giller writes it seems that and clearly."--The Jewish magazine of better Los Angeles

Contents:
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Abbreviations

A word at the Sefirot

1 The Zohar and Its Commentators

2 Sabba de-Mishpatim: Love and Reincarnation

3 Hormanuta: A Zoharic production Tradition

4 The Idrot: The Literary Tradition

5 The Idrot: The Doctrine of the Countenances

6 The Idrot: The Emanation of Divinity

7 analyzing the Idrot

Appendix: Idra Texts

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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Download E-books Jews and Magic in Medici Florence: The Secret World of Benedetto Blanis (Toronto Italian Studies (Paperback)) PDF

By Edward L. Goldberg

In the 17th century, Florence was once the sumptuous capital of the Medici Grand Dukedom of Tuscany. in the meantime, the Jews in its tiny Ghetto struggled to generate income through any attainable skill, particularly loan-sharking, rag-picking and second-hand dealing. They have been seen as an uncanny individuals with infrequent supernatural powers, and Benedetto Blanis—a businessman and aspiring student from a special Ghetto dynasty—sought to parlay his alleged mastery of astrology, alchemy and Kabbalah right into a grand place on the Medici courtroom. He received the patronage of Don Giovanni dei Medici, a scion of the ruling kinfolk, and for 6 tumultuous years their lives have been inextricably linked.

Edward Goldberg unearths the dramas of way of life backstage within the Pitti Palace and within the slim byways of the Florentine Ghetto, utilizing hundreds of thousands of recent files from the Medici Granducal Archive. He indicates that truth—especially ancient truth—can be stranger than fiction, while seen in the course of the eyes of the folks so much instantly involved.

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By David Sorkin

This examine analyzes the transformation of German Jewry within the interval from 1780-1840 so that it will clarify why the character of the main seen Jewry in glossy Europe remained primarily invisible to its personal participants and to next generations. German Jewry was once the main noticeable of the trendy ecu Jewries simply because in its heritage all the hallmarks of modernity appeared to have converged of their fullest and so much risky types. The Transformation of German Jewry 1780-1840 completely explores this time period whilst huge numbers of Jews have been built-in right into a non-Jewish society. Sorkin examines the revolution of German Jewry in the course of the learn of journals, sermons, novels, and theological popularizations that constituted this new German-Jewish "public sphere." This examine can also be utilized past the confines of Jewish background, for it's a examine within the afterlife of the German Enlightenment, the Aufklärung, within the tradition of liberalism.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Jewish American Popular Culture PDF

This particular encyclopedia chronicles American Jewish pop culture, prior and found in song, artwork, nutrients, faith, literature, and extra. Over a hundred and fifty entries, written by means of students within the box, spotlight themes starting from animation and comics to Hollywood and pa psychology.

Without the profound contributions of yankee Jews, the preferred tradition we all know this present day wouldn't exist. the place may track be with out the track of Bob Dylan and Barbra Streisand, humor with no Judd Apatow and Jerry Seinfeld, movie with no Steven Spielberg, literature with no Phillip Roth, Broadway with out Rodgers and Hammerstein? those are only some of the artists who broke new flooring and adjusted the face of yankee pop culture endlessly. This targeted encyclopedia chronicles American Jewish pop culture, prior and found in song, paintings, nutrients, faith, literature, and extra. Over one hundred fifty entries, written via students within the box, spotlight themes starting from animation and comics to Hollywood and dad psychology.

Up-to-date assurance and large consciousness to political and social contexts make this encyclopedia is a superb source for prime college and school scholars drawn to the complete variety of Jewish pop culture within the usa. educational and public libraries also will treasure this paintings as an incomparable consultant to our nation's historical past. Illustrations supplement the textual content all through, and lots of entries cite works for extra examining. the amount closes with a particular, normal bibliography of print and digital resources to inspire additional research.

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Download E-books Flavius Josephus (Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism) PDF

A world Josephus Colloquium met in Haifa on 2 - 6 July, 2006. It accumulated students from Japan, Germany, France, Norway, Italy, Britain, Israel, and america who represented assorted disciplines: bible, heritage, Judaism, and archaeology. The connecting constitution of all of the members was once the traditional Jewish historian Flavius Josephus. The fruit of this assembly is gifted in twenty 4 articles and an advent. "Flavius Josephus: Interpretation and heritage" is a multi-disciplinary selection of examine on Josephus, the fellow, the historian, his period, and his writings. it is going to be of significant use to students in addition to most people, who take an curiosity within the literary paintings of 1 of the main arguable figures of his period.

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