Invitation to a scenic re-enactment of Viktor Frankl’s theater play from 1946, „Synchronisation in Birkenwald – A Metaphysical Conference“, on January 29th, at 19:00, in Yad Vashem, Jerusalem; to mark the occasion of the International Holocaust Day 2020.
Hebrew translation: Prof. David Guttmann, Dr. Jan Kühne Artistic Director: Prof. Shimon Levy Dramaturg, Producer, Initiator: Dr. Jan Kühne
Oded Na'aman's essay, "The Checkpoint", was selected as one of twelve must-read essays published in the past decade in Boston Review. The essay is about the logic of the West Bank checkpoints as seen from the perspective of a soldier.
Dr. Dennis Halft received the Alexander Böhlig Award for his pioneering research on Christian-Muslim interaction in the Persianate World. The € 7,500 award is granted bi-annually by the Gertrud and Alexander Böhlig Foundation for the study and research on the culture and languages of Eastern Christianity. Dr. Halft was honored with the award at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Berlin on December 13, 2019, by former Senior Buber Fellow Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Christoph Markschies, president-elect of the Academy.
We are delighted to present the elected fellows for the academic year 2019/20! Clara Wenz(Ethnomusicology, Middle Eastern Studies) Ilil Baum (Jewish History, Linguistics, Sephardic Jews post 1492) Anna Gutgarts (Medieval History, Crusaders, Urban Identity) Christian Wollin (German Literature, Philosophy, Hannah Arendt) Amit Gvaryahu (Talmud, Jewish History, Roman Empire, Coins)
Collected Dramatic Works by Sammy Gronemann, Vol. 1 of Sammy Gronemann Critical Edition (Edited with introduction and commentaries by Jan Kühne)
Volume 1 of the Collected Works by Sammy Gronemann, which compiles all extant dramatic works. They include the Purim play Haman’s Flight written for Martin Buber (ca. 1900) and The Wise and the Fool, written around 1940 in Tel Aviv, a work which—in Nathan Alterman’s translation—was to become the most successful comedy on the Hebrew stage.
Infertility in Early Modern England The Martin Buber Society of Fellows & the Bloomfield Library for the Humanities and Social Sciences are honored to invite you to an event in honor of the publication of the book “Infertility in Early Modern England” by Dr. Daphna Oren-Magidor.