Prophets at War: Hermann Cohen and German Jews in the First World War

The debates among German Jewish philosophers during World War I reflect vastly different views on Jewish identity and national belonging.

Why Do Hannah Arendt’s Ideas about Evil and the Holocaust Still Matter?

New interview with Michael Rosenthal on the controversial philosopher.

By | October 12th, 2013|Categories: Jewish History & Thought|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Arendt, Eichmann, and Evil Revisited in New Film

The complex life of the woman behind one of modern philosophy's most infamous phrases.

By | March 5th, 2013|Categories: Arts & Culture|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Why is Circumcision a Human Rights Issue?

An ancient practice is now the focus of intense debates. Prof. Michael Rosenthal explains why he decided to organize a panel discussion.

By | February 18th, 2013|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies|Tags: , , |1 Comment