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Saturday, February 14 • 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Twentieth-Century Philosophies of War: Heschel, Levinas and Their Relevance to Israel

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This session takes a close look at two diaspora thinkers, Emmanuel Levinas and Abraham Joshua Heschel, whose conceptions of war were framed largely by their own experiences. We probe the relationship between their philosophies, as well as the relevance of their thought, to today's sovereign Jewish army as it conceptualizes its own military engagement.

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Elana Stein Hain

Elana Stein Hain is the Director of Leadership Education at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. She has a PhD in Religion with a focus on rabbinic legal loopholes in the Talmud from Columbia University, and served as a clergy member at Lincoln Square Synagogue and the Jewish Center for eight years prior to assuming her current post. She lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with her husband Yonah Hain and their sons, Azzan and... Read More →


Saturday February 14, 2015 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Springdale

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