Prof. Meir Ephraim

Meir Ephraim
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1949 Born in Belgium

1971 Marriage (father of five children, grandfather of four grandchildren)

1983 Immigration to Israel

 

Publications

a. Books 1. My Heart is in Zion: Present, Past and Future of Zionism (Dutch), Hague: Omniboek, 1983. 2. Star from Jacob. Life and Work of Franz Rosenzweig (Hebrew), Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 1994. 3. E. Lévinas, Éthique et Infini. Dialogues avec Philippe Nemo, transl. into Hebrew by E. Meir in cooperation with S. Re’em, introduced and annotated by E. Meir, Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 1995 (interview with Levinas on pp. 89-97). 4. Modernes jüdisches Denken, Fuldatal: Atelea Verlag, 1996. 5. Towards an Active Memory. Man, Society and God after Auschwitz (Dutch), Amsterdam: Amphora Books, 2003. 6. Jewish Existential Philosophers in Dialogue (Hebrew), Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 2004. 7. Letters of Love. Franz Rosenzweig’s Spiritual Biography and Oeuvre in Light of the Gritli Letters, New York: Peter Lang, 2006. 8. Towards an Active Memory. Society, Man and God after Auschwitz (Hebrew), Tel-Aviv: Resling, 2006. (=revised and extended version of my book in Dutch). 9. Levinas’s Jewish Thought Between Jerusalem and Athens, Jerusalem: Magnes, 2008. 10. Differenz und Dialog, Muenster: Waxmann Verlag, 2011. 11. Between Heschel and Buber. A Comparative Study, with Alexander Even- Chen, Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2012. 12. Dialogical Thought and Identity. Trans-Different Religiosity in Present Day Societies, Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter and Magnes, 2013. b. Edited books Haviva Pedaya and Ephraim Meir (eds.), Judaism, Topics, Fragments, Faces, Identities. Jubilee Volume in Honor of Rivka Horwitz, Beer-Sheva: Ben-Gurion University, 2007, 819 pp. c. Articles 1. “Colloquium Biblicum Lovaniense 1973”, in Louvain Studies 5,2 (1974), 192-194 2. "The Science of Literature Method of Prof. M. Weiss in Confrontation with Form Criticism, exemplified on the Basis of Ps. 49", in Bijdragen -Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 41,2 (1979), 152-167. 3. "KBD comme nom divin en éblaïte, ougaritique et hébreu", in Revue Théologique de Louvain 11,2 (1980), 225-228. 4. "La Sagesse psalmique et le Psaume 94", in Bijdragen-Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 42,1 (1981), 22-45. 5. "La dimension sapientiale du Psaume 62", in Bijdragen-Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 42,4 (1981), 350-365. 6. "Does Antizionism Equal Antisemitism ?" (Dutch), in Kosmos en oekumene 16,6 (1982), 187-199. 7. "The Role of Antisemitism in the Pre-War Rexist Movement", in Bulletin trimestriel de la Fondation Auschwitz no. 16, décembre 1987-février 1988, 16-32. 8. “The Idea of Revelation in Levinas” ( Hebrew), in Daat. A Journal of Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah 30 (1993), 41-52. 9. “The Place of the Land of Israel and the State of Israel in the Writings of E. Levinas” (Hebrew), in Metaphora. Philosophical Journal 3 (1993), 41-61. 10. ”Ian T. Ramsey's Theory on Religious Language: Disclosure and Moral Behaviour," in A. Sagi and D. Statman (eds.), Between Religion and Ethics, Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan, 1993, 7-22. 11. ”The Dimension of the Feminine in Levinas’ Philosophy”, in Iyyun-The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly 43 (1994), 145-152. 12. ”La presenza biblica nella cultura ebraica contemporanea: M. Buber- F. Rosenzweig-E. Levinas”, in S.J. Sierra (ed.), La lettura ebraica delle Scritture, Bologna: Dehoniane,1995, 465-495. 13. “Criticism of the ‘Myth’ of Unio Mystica in E. Levinas”(Hebrew), in H. Pedayah (ed.), Myth in Judaism (Eshel Beer-Sheva, 4), Beersheba: Ben-Gurion University, 1996, 393-405. 14. ”The Contributions of Modern Thought to a Psychoanalytic Phenomenology of Groups”, in Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Thought 19, 4 (1996), 563-578. 15. ”Levinas’s Thinking on Religion as beyond the Pathetic: Reflections on the First Part of Difficult Freedom", in E.L. Fackenheim-R. Jospe (eds.), Jewish Philosophy and the Academy, London: Associated University Presses, 1996, 142-164. 16. ”Philosophical Reflections on Moral Sense Perversity as a Denial of the Reality Principle”, in J.J. Rozenberg (ed.), Sense and Nonsense. Philosophical, Clinical and Ethical Perspectives, Jerusalem 1996, 27-42. 17. “War and Peace in the Philosophy of E. Levinas”, in Iyyun-the Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly 45 (1997), 471-479. 18. “Teaching Mendelssohn's Concept of Jewish Singularity: Implications for an Israeli Student”, in R. Jospe (ed.), Paradigms in Jewish Philosophy, London: Associated University Presses, 1997, 147-165. 19. ”Teaching Levinas on Revelation", in R. Jospe (ed.), Paradigms in Jewish Philosophy, London: Associated University Presses, 1997, 257-279 (= a slightly different version of entry nr. 8). 20. “The Talmudic Hermeneutics of E. Levinas” (Hebrew), in Revista Universidad Hebraica 1, 2 (1997), 101-110. 21. ”Die Idee der Teschuwa im Denken André Nehers", in C. Miething (ed.), Judentum und Moderne in Frankreich und Italien (Romania Judaica 2), Tübingen: Niemeyer, 1998, 129-143. 22. “Jewish Dialogical Philosophy and its Implications for Education” (Hebrew), in Hagut - Jewish Educational Thought.1 , Jerusalem 1998, 127-141. 23. “The Challenge of Religious Education in the Secular State of Israel", in C. Miething (ed.), Politik und Religion im Judentum (Romania Judaica 4), Tübingen: Niemeyer, 1999, 173-186. 24. "Les écrits professionnels et confessionnels d'Emmanuel Lévinas ", in D. Cohen-Lévinas and S. Trigano (eds.), Emmanuel Lévinas - Philosophie et judaïsme (Pardès 26 ), Paris: In press, 1999, 101-114. 25. “La philosophie de Lévinas, sacrificielle et naïve? S'agit-il d'un drame? A propos d'un ouvrage récent de Daniel Sibony", in Revue d'histoire et de philosophie religieuses 81, 1 (2001), 63-79. 26. “The Polemic-Ideological Reading and Its Alternative” (Hebrew), in Hagut- Jewish Educational Thought. 2, Jerusalem 2000, 19-34. 27. “Moses Mendelssohn's Jerusalem from Levinas' Perspective", in M. New-R. Bernasconi- R.A. Cohen (eds.), In Proximity – Emmanuel Levinas and the Eighteenth Century, Lubbock Texas: Texas Tech University Press, 2001, 243-259. 28. “David Hartman on the Attitudes of Soloveitchik and Heschel towards Christianity", in J.W. Malino (ed.), Judaism and Modernity: The Religious Philosophy of David Hartman, Jerusalem: Shalom Hartman Institute, 2001, 253-265. 29. “Verità e giustizia nella filosofia di Emmanuel Lévinas in relazione all’io-tu e all’io-esso di Martin Buber”, in P.Amodio-G.Giannini-G.Lissa (eds.), Lévinas e la cultura del XX secolo (Cultura Filosofica e Scienze Umane 3), Napoli: Giannini, 2001, 209-235. 30. ”Goethe’s Place in Rosenzweig’s Star of Redemption”(Hebrew), in Daat-A Journal of Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah 48 (2002), 97-107. 31. ”The Unpublished Correspondence Between Franz Rosenzweig and Gritli Rosenstock-Huessy On The Star of Redemption “, in Jewish Studies Quarterly 9 (2002), 21-70. 32. ”Buber’s Dialogical Interpretation of the Binding of Isaac- between Kierkegaard and Hasidism”(Hebrew), in M. Hallamish- H. Kasher- Y. Silman (eds.), The Faith of Abraham. In the Light of Interpretation throughout the Ages, Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan, 2002, 281-293. 33. “Love and Truth in the Jewish Consciousness according to Abraham Joshua Heschel” (Hebrew), in Hagut-Jewish Educational Thought. 3-4, Jerusalem 2002, 141-150. 34. “Ethics, Politics and God in the Writings of E. Levinas”(Hebrew), in Democratic Culture, vol. 6 (2002), 111-133. 35. “Les écrits professionnels et confessionnels d’Emmanuel Lévinas”, in D.Cohen-Lévinas and S. Trigano (eds.), Emmanuel Lévinas. Philosophie et judaïsme (Lettres promises), Paris: In press, 2002, pp.127-143 (= item nr.24). 36. “Truth and Ethics in Levinas’s Philosophy Compared to Buber’s I-Thou and I-It”(Hebrew), in Daat-A Journal of Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah 50-52 (2003), 423-439 (=item nr.29). 37. “The Shoa as a Crime against Humanity: Reflections on Civilization and its Annihilation", in J.J. Rozenberg (ed.), Bioethical and Ethical Issues Surrounding the Trials and Code of Nuremberg. Nuremberg Revisited (Symposium Series 74), Lewiston NY: Edwin Mellen, 2003, 167-186. 38. “’Transition’, ‘Threshold’ and ‘Gate’ in Star of Redemption”, in M.Brasser (ed.), Rosenzweig als Leser. Kontextuelle Kommentare zum “Stern der Erlösung”, Tübingen: Niemeyer, 2004, 509-519. 39. “The Shoa as the Forgetting of the Law. From Lyotard till Bursztein”(Hebrew), in Jean-Gérard Bursztein, Psychoanalysis of Nazism. Essay on the Destruction of Civilization (Hebrew), Tel Aviv: Resling, 2004, 9-20. 40. “La notion de la révélation dans la ‘théologie des profondeurs’ de Heschel et la métaphysique éthique de Lévinas”, Gérard Rabinovitch (ed.), Abraham J. Heschel . Un tsaddiq dans la cité (Collection Voix), Paris: Nadir , 2004, 155-186. 41. “Buber’s and Levinas’s Attitudes toward Judaism”, Peter Atterton, Matthew Calarco and Maurice Friedman (eds.), Levinas and Buber. Dialogue and Difference, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania: Duquesne University Press, 2004, 133-156. = “La actitud de Buber y Levinas hacía el Judaísmo” in id., Levinas y Buber : Diálogo y diferencias (Colección Estudios y Reflexiones), Ediciones Lilmod. 42. “The Relevance of the Gritli-Letters to the Clarification of Key Concepts and Central Ideas in Rosenzweig’s Star of Redemption”, Luc Anckaert , Martin Brasser and Norbert Samuelson (eds.), The Legacy of Franz Rosenzweig . Collected Essays (Louvain Philosophical Studies 18), Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2004, 3-32. 43. “Our Jewish Identity according to André Neher” (Hebrew), Yehoyada Amir (ed.), André Neher and Jewish Thought in Post-Holocaust France, Jerusalem: Van Leer Jerusalem Institute and Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2005, 99-113. 44. “Religion and State in the Thought of Emmanuel Levinas” (Hebrew), Aviezer Ravitzky (ed.), Religion and State in Twentieth-Century Jewish Thought, Jerusalem: the Israel Democracy Institute, 2005, 409-424. 45. “Guilt and Responsibility as Characteristics of the Answerable Man in the Thought of Emmanuel Levinas" (Hebrew), Yehoyada Amir (ed.), The Path of the Spirit. The Eliezer Schweid Jubilee Volume. Volume Two, Jerusalem: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2005, 851-865. 46. “Les anthropomorphismes dans la Bible et dans la tradition juive: des images de Dieu?”, Revue des sciences sociales 34 (2005), 170-175. 47. “Emmanuel Levinas’s Thoughts on States and the State of Israel“ (Hebrew), Iyunim bitkumat Israel. Studies in Zionism, the Yishuv and the State of Israel, 15 (2005), 39-52. 48. “The Utopia of Peace and the Topic of Politics in E. Levinas’ Œuvre” (Hebrew), in Michael F. Mach and Yoram Jacobson (eds.), Historiosophy and The Science of Judaism (Te‘uda. The Chaim Rosenberg School of Jewish Studies Research Series), Tel Aviv: Tel-Aviv University, 2005, 215-229. 49. “Characteristics of Franz Rosenzweig’s Gritli-Letters”, Wolfdietrich Schmied-Kowarzik (ed.), Franz Rosenzweigs “neues Denken”. Internationaler Kongress Kassel 2004. Band II. Erfahrene Offenbarung – in theologos, Freiburg/München: Karl Alber, 2006, 1181-1194. 50. “Reinterpreting Judaism in the German Context: On German-Jewish Thinkers as Jews and Germans“, Ben Mollov (ed.), The Legacy of the German-Jewish Religious and Cultural Heritage: A Basis for German-Israeli Dialogue? Proceedings of an International Conference Held at Bar-Ilan University June 1, 2005, Jerusalem: Yuval Press 2006, 25-35. 51. “Reading Buber’s ‘I and You’ as a Guide to Conflict Management and Social Transformation”, Ben Mollov (ed.), The Legacy of the German-Jewish Religious and Cultural Heritage: A Basis for German-Israeli Dialogue? Proceedings of an International Conference Held at Bar-Ilan University June 1, 2005, Jerusalem: Yuval Press 2006, 119-131. 52. “Lebendiges Judentum. Levinas und der Historismus der ‘Wissenschaft des Judentums’ des 19. Jahrhunderts”, Frank Miething and Christoph von Wolzogen (eds.), Après vous. Denkbuch für Emmanuel Levinas 1906-1995, Frankfurt a.M.: Neue Kritik, 2006, 139-175. 53. “Emmanuel Levinas on Theodicy and Evil“, Haviva Pedaya and Ephraim Meir (eds.), Judaism, Topics, Fragments, Faces, Identities. Jubilee Volume in Honor of Rivka, Beer-Sheva: Ben-Gurion University, 2007, 31-51. 54. “Franz Rosenzweig’s Inexpressible Joy” (together with Raphael Jospe), Haviva Pedaya and Ephraim Meir (eds.), Judaism, Topics, Fragments, Faces, Identities. Jubilee Volume in Honor of Rivka, Beersheba: Ben-Gurion University, 2007, 53-68. 55. “Eroticism in Emmanuel Levinas’s Oeuvre. Towards a Philosophy of the Caress”(Hebrew), Benjamin Ish-Shalom (ed.), BeDarkhei Shalom. Studies in Jewish Thought Presented to Shalom Rosenberg, Jerusalem: Beit Morasha, 2007, 499-512. 56. “How to Think Death from Time and not Time from Death”(Hebrew), in E. Levinas, Death and Time (Hebrew), Tel Aviv: Resling, 2007, 7-13. 57. “Innerjüdische Debatten über den Dialog. Hintergründe des Dokuments Dabru emet“, in Siegfried von Kortzfleisch, Wolfgang Grünberg, Tim Schramm (eds.),Wende-Zeit im Verhältnis von Juden und Christen, Berlin:EBVerlag 2009, 283-300. 58. “Die Stellung Goethes in Franz Rosenzweigs ‚Stern der Erloesung’", in Friedrich Brandi-Hinnrichs, Wolfgang Gruenberg, Annegret Reitz-Dinse (eds.), Verstecke Gottes zwischen Kultur und Religion (Kirche in der Stadt 14), Berlin:EBVerlag, 2010, 72-90 = nr. 30. 59. "Fischer's Essay 'Love and Wisdom' in Light of Jewish Dialogical Thought", in Die Bildung von Gewissen und Verantwortung – Zur Philosophie und Paedagogik Franz Fischers (Franz Fischer Jahrbuecher), 2010, Norderstedt and Leipzig: Anne Fischer Verlag and Leipziger Universitaetsverlag, 226-245. 60. "Introduction" to Aviezer Cohen (ed.), Franz Rosenzweig: The Star and The Man. Collected Studies by Rivka Horwitz, Beersheva: Ben Gurion University, 2010, 13-16. 61. "Le 'très bien' et la finitude de l'existence selon Rabbi Méir, la Kabbale et Rosenzweig", in M. Tapiero (ed.), Fondements de l'Hunmanité, Paris: Cerf, 2010, 215-230. 62. "Janusz Korczak's Care for the Little Ones in Light of Jewish Tradition," in Monika Kaminska, Dialogische Paedagogik und die Beziehung zum Anderen. Martin Buber und Janusz Korczak im Lichte der Philosophie von Emmanuel Levinas (Juedische Bildungsgeschichte in Deutschland 7), Muenster: Waxmann, 2010, 9-16. 63. "Judaism and Philosophy: Each Other's Other in Levinas", Modern Judaism (2010), 1-15. 64. "The Non-Identical Self, Autonomy and Heteronomy: A Response to Hannah Hashkes," in The Journal of Textual Reasoning 7, 1 (2012), 1-8. 65. "Sigmund Freud’s Moses and His Reappearance: the Forgotten and the Unforgettable," in Da'at. A Journal of Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah 73 (2012), v-xxviii. 66. "Introduction. Eva Jospe and Martin Buber: An Encounter," in Raphael Jospe and Dov Schwartz (eds.), Encounters in Modern Jewish Thought: The Works of Eva Jospe. Volume One: Martin Buber, Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2013, xxv-xxxiii. 67. “Building Stones for an Interreligious Dialogue and Theology,” in Wolfram Weisse, Katajun Amirpur, Anna Körs, Dörthe Vieregge (eds.), Religions and Dialogue. International Approaches (Religions in Dialogue 7), Münster : Waxmann 2014, 125-135. d. Book reviews 1. “Keel,O./M.Kűchler/C.Uehlinger, Orte und Landschaften der Bibel, Ein Handbuch und Studien-Reisefűhrer zum, Heiligen Land, Band 1: Geographisch-geschichtliche Landeskunde; Band 2: Der Sűden, Mit Beiträgen von U. Staub, Zűrich, Göttingen 1984, 751 pp., 1982, 997 pp.; 1985, 751+ 998 pp.”(Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 47, 4 (1986), 436-437. 2. “Novak, D., Halakha in a Theological Dimension (Brown Judaic Studies, Nr. 69), Chico 1985, 174 pp.”(Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 47, 4 (1986), 444-445. 3. “L’Univers de la Bible, Tome X, Dictionnaire de la Bible et des 3 religions du Livre, Turnhout 1985, 454 pp.” (Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 49, 2 (1988), 207. 4. “Rogerson, J. , Nouvel Atlas de la Bible, traduit par Simon et Gisèle Trope, Turnhout 1985, 237 pp.” (Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 49, 2 (1988), 207-208. 5. “Avigad, Nahman, Hebrew Bullae from the Time of Jeremiah, Remnants of a Burnt Archive, Jerusalem, Israel Exploration Society, 1986, 139 pp.” (Dutch), Bijdragen,. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 49, 4 (1988), 443. 6. “Pummer, R., The Samaritans (Iconography of Religions XXIII; Judaism, 5), Leiden 1987, 46 pp. +48 illustr.” (Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 50, 2 (1989), 213-214. 7. “Sagarin, James L., Hebrew Noun Patterns (Mishqalim), Morphology, Semantics, and Lexicon, (Scholars Press handbook series), Scholars Press 1987, 150 pp.” (Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 50 (1989), 337. 8. “Wilson, G.H., The Editing of the Hebrew Psalter (Society of Biblical Literature, Dissertation Series, Nr. 76), Chico, 1985, 278 pp.” (Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 50, 2 (1989), 210. 9. “Gutmann, J., The Jewish Life (Iconography of Religions, XXIII: Judaism,4), Leiden 1987, 36 pp.+48 illustr.” (Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 50, 2 (1989), 214. 10. “Shear-Yashuv, A., The Theology of Salomon Ludwig Steinheim (Studies in Judaism in Modern Times 7), Leiden 1986, 116 pp.” (Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 50, 4 (1989), 446. 11. “Gese, Hartmut, Zur biblischen Theologie. Alttestamentlichte Vorträge, Tübingen, 1983, 239 pp.” (Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 47, 3 (1992), 325-326. 12. “Neusner, Jacob, Das pharisäische und talmudische Judentum, Neue Wege zu seinem Verständnis. Mit einem Vorwort von Martin Hengel, hrsgg. von Hermann Lichtenberger, (Texte und Studien zum antiken Judentum 4), Tübingen 1984, 219 pp.” (Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 47, 3 (1992), 327-328. 13. “Mazar, Benjamin, The Early Biblical Period, Historical Studies, Jerusalem, Israel Exploration Society, 1986, 266 pp.” (Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 53, 4 (1992), 431. 14. “Hand, Seán (ed.), The Levinas Reader. Emmanuel Levinas, Oxford/Cambridge, 1989, 312 pp.” (Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 53, 4 (1992), 432. 15. “Bernasconi, R. and Wood D. (eds.), The Provocation of Levinas. Rethinking the Other (Warwick Studies in Philosophy and Literature), London/New York, 1988, 194 pp.” (Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 53, 4 (1992), 432. 16. “Breuer, Mordechai, Jűdische Orthodoxie im Deutschen Reich 1871-1918, Sozialgeschichte einer religiösen Minderheit (Eine Veröffentlichung des Leo Baeck Instituts), Frankfurt a.M 1986, 525 pp.” (Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 53, 4 (1992), 431-432. 17. “Ouaknin, M.-A., Méditations érotiques, Essai sur Emmanuel Lévinas (Collection Métaphora), Paris 1992, 185 pp.” (Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 55, 1 (1994), 110. 18. “Ouaknin, M-A., Concerto pour quatre consonnes sans voyelles. Au-delà du principe d’identité, Paris 1991, 371 pp.” (Dutch), Bijdragen. Tijdschrift voor filosofie en theologie 55, 1(1994), 110-111. 19. ”Prophetic Mission in the 20th Century” (Hebrew), Da’at 44 (1999), 131-134 [Review of E. Schweid, Prophets for their People and Humanity. Prophecy and Prophets in 20th Century Jewish Thought, Jerusalem: Magnes, 1999, 264 pp.]. 20. E. K. Kaplan, Holiness in Words: Abraham Joshua Heschel's Poetics of Piety, Albany: SUNY Press, 1996, 213 pp. / E. K. Kaplan and S. H. Dresner, Abraham Joshua Heschel: Prophetic Witness, New Haven and London: Yale University 1998, 402 pp., Kabbalah. Journal for the Study of Jewish Mystical Texts 5 (2000), 447-450 (Hebrew). 21. T. Wrigth, The Twilight of Jewish Philosophy: Emmanuel Levinas’ Ethical Hermeneutic, Amsterdam, 1999, 180 pp., Da’at 46 (2001), 135-138 (Hebrew). 22. “The first Hebrew Monograph on Abraham Joshua Heschel" (Hebrew), Kabbalah. Journal for the Study of Jewish Mystical Texts 7 (2002), 327-330 [Review of A. Even-Chen, A Voice from the Darkness. Abraham Joshua Heschel - Phenomenology and Mysticism, Tel Aviv: Am Oved, 1999, 253 pp.]. 23. H. Gordon, The Heidegger-Buber Controversy. The Status of the I-Thou (Contributions in Philosophy 81), Westport (Connecticut) and London 2001, 170 pp., Revue des études juives 161, 1-2 (2002), 280-283. 24. J. Mattern, G. Motzkin, S. Sandbank (eds), Jüdisches Denken in einer Welt ohne Gott. Festschrift für Stéphane Mosès, Berlin 2001, 270 pp., Revue des études juives 161, 1-2 (2002), 283-289. 25. W. Schmied-Kowarzik, Rosenzweig im Gespräch mit Ehrenberg, Cohen und Buber (Rosenzweigiana 1), Munich: Karl Alber, 2006, 253 pp., Modern Judaism 27, 2 (2007), 246-251. 26. "On a New Age in Democracy as Part of the Holocaust Memory", Review of Shmuel Trigano, The Democratic Ideal and the Shoah, tr. Gila Walker (Albany: Suny Press, 2009) pp. 329, in SPME, September 14, 2010. 27. A. Goshen-Gottstein and Eugene Korn (eds.), Jewish Theology and World Religions, Modern Judaism 33, 2 (2013), 226-231. 28. Paul F. Knitter, Without Buddha I Could Not Be a Christian, The Journal of Religion 93,3 (2013), 396-397. 29. Hanoch Ben-Pazi, Interpretation as an Ethical Act. Levinas’ Hermeneutics, Da’at 76 (2014), 275-278. e. Translation 1. E. Lévinas, "Nom d'un chien ou le droit naturel”, id., Difficile liberté. Essais sur le judaïsme (Collection Présences du judaïsme), Paris 1963; biblio essais, 4019 Paris 1988, pp. 213-216. Hebrew translation in cooperation with Hanan Elstein, Da’at 38 (1997), 127-129. 2. E. Lévinas, “Éducation et prière”, id., Difficile liberté. Essais sur le judaïsme (Collection Présences du judaïsme), Paris 1963; biblio essais, 4019 Paris 1988, pp. 374-379. Hebrew translation, introduced and annotated by E.Meir, in Hagut- Jewish Educational Thought. 2, Jerusalem 2000, 11-17. 3. E. Lévinas, “Une religion d’adultes”, id., Difficile liberté. Essais sur le judaïsme (Collection Présences du judaïsme), Paris 1963; biblio essais, 4019 Paris 1988, pp. 24-42. Hebrew translation by E. Meir, K. Patrick and M. Meir, annotated by E.Meir, Iyunim bitkumat Israel. Studies in Zionism, the Yishuv and the State of Israel, 15 (2005), 25-37. 4. E. Lévinas, “Antihumanisme et éducation”, id., Difficile liberté. Essais sur le judaïsme (Collection Présences du judaïsme), Paris 1963; biblio essais, 4019 Paris 1988, pp. 385-401. Hebrew translation by E. Meir, K. Patrick and M. Meir, annotated by E. Meir, in Joseph David (ed.), Questioning Dignity. On Human Dignity as Supreme Moral Value in the Modern Society, Jerusalem The Israel Democracy Institute and Magnes Press, 2006, 245-260. f. Interview "Il faut savoir passer d'un langage à l'autre. " Une des dernières interviews d'Emmanuel Levinas en 1992, avec Jacob Golomb et Ephraïm Meïr, Pardès 51 (2012), 153-165. Lectures 1. Participation in the workshops organized by the International Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization; seminar for Jewish philosophy, Jerusalem, 14-19.7.1991. Lecture: “Teaching Levinas on Revelation”. 2. Participation in the congress of the Departments for Jewish Thought in Israel on the subject: “Myth in Jewish Thinking”, Ben-Gurion University, 6.5.1991. Lecture: “Levinas’s Refusal of Unio Mystica” (Hebrew). 3. Participation in the workshops organized by the International Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization; seminar for Jewish philosophy, Jerusalem, 12-17.7.1992. Lecture: “Teaching Rosenzweig to Israeli Students.” 4. Participation in the “International Conference on Guilt, Atonement, Repentance, Apology, Reparation, Penance and Forgiveness from a Christian, Jewish and Islamic Perspective,” Jerusalem, Hebrew University, 27.12.1992-1.1.1993. 5. Lectures at the Universities of Kassel and Oldenburg, Germany, 17-26.1.1993. Titles: "Die Relevanz von Rosenzweigs Gedanken über das Verhältnis von Judentum und Christentum” and “Menschenbilder in Israel heute. ” 6. Participation in the international congress „Sense and Nonsense in Philosophy and Psychopathology,” Bar-Ilan University, 7-8.6.1993. Lecture: „Philosophical Reflections on Moral Sense: Perversity as a Refusal of the Reality Principle.” 7. Participation in the Twenty-Fifth Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, 12-14.12.1993. Lecture: “Success and Failure in Levinas's Approach to the Feminine”. Lecture at Princeton University on the same subject, December 1993. 8. Participation in the “International Conference on Responses to Genocide and Holocausts from a Theological, Historical, Philosophical, Psychological and Literary Perspective, Approached from Judaic, Christian and Muslim Views,” 26 December 1993 – 2 January 1994. Lecture:"The Holocaust as the End of Theodicy: Levinas's Reflections on Evil.” 9. Participation in the congress of the Departments for Jewish Thought in Israel, Bar-Ilan University, 31.7.1994. Lecture: “Levinas’s ‘Totality and Infinity’ as Search for the Preconditions of Ethics” (Hebrew). 10. A series of lectures on Christian relations to Jews in the Middle Ages and on the ways Jews organized in that period, from 30.6.1994 until 8.7.1994 at the State University of Moscow and in the Institute for Afro-Asian Studies there. 11. Participation in the workshops organized by the International Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization, seminar for Jewish philosophy, Jerusalem, 10-15.7.1994. Lecture: “Teaching Mendelssohn's Concept of Jewish Singularity in an Israeli Context.” 12. Participation in the Congress of the Association for Jewish Studies, Boston, December, 18-20, 1994. Lecture: “Appearance of B. Spinoza in H. Cohen and F. Rosenzweig.” 13. Participation in the "International Conference on Teaching the Holocaust in Universities and Secondary Schools from the Perspective of History, Philosophy, Ethics, Theology, Literature, Law, Education, Psychology and Sociology,” Jerusalem, December 25, 1994 - January 2, 1995. Lecture: “Teaching the Holocaust to Israeli Students.” 14. A series of lectures on Jewish history and thought in the modern period, at the State University of Moscow and in the Institute for Afro-Asian Studies there, from 25.1.1995 until 20.2.1995. 15. Participation in the “Annual Conference of the Moscow Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization 'SEFER’,” February 5-7,1995. Lecture: “Problems in Teaching Modern Jewish Philosophy.” 16. Participation in the Congress on “Philosophical Activity and the Neighbor,” at the occasion of the celebration of the 75th Birthday of Prof. Marcel Dubois, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, 21.3.1995. Lecture: “War and Peace in the Philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas” (Hebrew). 17. Participation in the congress “Épistémologie des études juives. Premières Journées d’études,” Jerusalem, 22-23.3.1995. Lecture: “Le concept de la paix dans la philosophie juive moderne.” 18. Participation in the congress of the Association for Jewish Studies, Boston, December 17-19,1995. Lecture: “Peace and War in E. Levinas's Ethical Metaphysics.” 19. Evening in the Academy of Sciences, Jerusalem, on the occasion of my Hebrew translation of Levinas’s “Ethics and Infinity”, with participation of Harel Fish, Shalom Rosenberg, Ze’ev Levy and Ze’ev Harvey, 8.12.1995. 20. Participation in the “Dritte Joseph Carlebach-Konferenz” on the theme “Toleranz im Verhältnis von Religion und Gesellschaft,” Bar-Ilan University, 26-28.3.1996. Lecture: “Judaism as Tolerance in Levinas’s Thinking.” 21. Participation in the International Congress “Judentum und Moderne in Frankreich und Italien,” Münster, June, 2 – 6, 1996. Lecture: “L’idée du retour dans la pensée d’André Neher.” 22. Lecture at the University of Hamburg, 7th of June 1996: “Die jüdischen Wurzeln der Philosophie von Emmanuel Levinas.” 23. Participation in the joint congress of the Department of Philosophy and the Law Faculty, Bar-Ilan University, on the theme: “Judaism: Law, Civil Rule and Values,” 13.6.1996-12. Lecture: “Ethics, Religion and Politics in Levinas’s Thought” (Hebrew). 24. Participation in the international congress “Philosophical Roots of Anti-Semitism,” Bar-Ilan University, 20.6.1996. Lecture: “Augustine’s Adversus Judaeos.” 25. Participation in the Jesselson Symposium on “Ethics, Judaism and Technological Progress,” Technion, Haifa, October 7-10, 1996. Lecture: “E. Levinas’s View on Technology, Ethics and Judaism.” 26. Participation in the International Conference on “The Holocaust: Rescue, Survival, Escape and Guilt,” Givat Ram Campus, Jerusalem, December 25, 1996 - January 4, 1997. Lecture: “The Holocaust as the Forgetting of the Law.” 27. Participation in the congress of the Departments for Jewish Philosophy in Israel on the subject “The Faith of Abraham,” Bar-Ilan University, 25.2.1997. Lecture: “Buber’s Dialogical Interpretation of the Binding of Isaac – Between Kierkegaard and Hasidism.” 28. Participation in the congress on “Levinas’s Philosophy,” Hebraica University, Mexico, 16-17.6.1997. Lecture: “Levinas’s Philosophy and Jewish Thought Today.” 29. Lecture at Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (UAM), Iztapalapa, Mexico, 17.6.1997: “The Notion of Religion in Levinas’s Thought: Difficult Freedom, Part One.” 30. Lecture at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Fac. de Filosofia y Letras, 18.6.1997. Lecture: “Levinas’s Criticism of Unio Mystica.” 31. Lecture at Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA), Departamento de filosofia, 19.6.1997. Lecture: “Levinas’s Notion of Revelation and his Relationship to Rosenzweig’s ‘Star of Redemption’.” 32. Lecture at the University of Hamburg, 7.7.1997: “Einfluss der dialogischen Philosophie auf die Erziehung.” 33. Participation in the Twelfth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, July 29- August 5, 1997. Lecture: “Levinas’s Talmudic Hermeneutics.” 34. Participation in a congress at the occasion of the publication of Prof. Levy’s Monograph on Levinas’s philosophy, Haifa, 30.12.1997. Lecture: “The Tree of Life and the Tree of Knowledge in Kafka and Levinas”(Hebrew). 35. Participation in the International Conference on Roots of the Holocaust, Givat Ram Campus, Jerusalem, December 24, 1997 - January 5, 1998. Lecture: “Augustine on the Jews: the Case of the Prodigal Son of Luke 15.” 36. A series of lectures on Jews and Christians, Moscow, January 2-9, 1998, in the framework of a project of Prof. Oded Schremer. 37. Lecture: “Medizinale Ethik vom Standpunkt der Jüdischen Dialogalen Philosophie” at the occasion of the foundation of the Cathedra “Light from Zion,” Bar-Ilan University, 9.11.1998. 38. Participation au Colloque “Langue et Culture israéliennes entre Tradition et Modernité”, organisé par le Département d'Études Hébraïques et Juives de l'Université des Sciences Humaines de Strasbourg (USHS), 25-26 mars 1998. Conférence :”La présence biblique dans la culture hebraïque contemporaine”. 39. Conférence magistrale, Strasbourg: “La Terre d'Israël dans la pensée juive hier et aujourd'hui”, USHS, 26 mars 1998. 40. Conférence à Paris, Sorbonne, Amphithéâtre Richelieu, 26 mars 1998: “Le concept de la paix dans la philosophie d'Emmanuel Lévinas”. 41. Participation in the international congress on “Politik und Religion im Judentum,” organized by “Romania Judaica,” Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, 18-20.5.1998. Lecture: “The Challenge of Modern Religious Education in the Secular State of Israel.” 42. In the framework of the “Jüdische Kulturwochen 1998”: a) participation in the symposion “Das Land der Verheissung: Die Gründung des Staates Israel aus religiöser Sicht,” May 25, 1998. Lecture: “Das Nationale und das Religiöse im Staate Israel.” b) presentation of Bar Ilan University in the “Österreichische Nationalbibliothek,” May 26, 1998: “Eine religiöse Universität – eine Universität für religiöse?” 43. Participation in the International Theology Conference on the theme “No Other Gods” in the Shalom Hartman Institute, Jerusalem, February 22-25, 1999. 44. Participation in the congress “Eternity in Changing Times. André Neher and Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought,” 20-21.1.1999. Lecture: “Our Jewish Identity” (Hebrew). 45. Lecture in the famework of “Project Interchange” of the American Jewish Congress, Jerusalem, 12.3.1999. Title: “The Land and the People: The History and Vision of Zionism.” 46. Participation in the congress of the Departments for Jewish Thought in Israel in Honor of Prof. Rivka Horwitz, Ben Gurion University, 16.3.1999 . Lecture; “Truth and Justice in Levinas’s Thought”(Hebrew). 47. Lecture at the occasion of the publication of Prof. E. Schweid’s book “Prophets for Their People and Humanity” (Hebrew), Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem, 26.5.1999. 48. Congress on the subject of “Jewish Responses to Modernity: Spinoza, Rabbi Kook, Levinas,” at the occasion of the retirement of Prof. Ben Shlomo, Tel Aviv 9.6.1999. Chair and respondent in the session on Levinas. 49. Participation in the congress “Purity, Impurity, and Race: The Ethical Debate following the Nuremberg Trials (1945-1946) and the Nuremberg Codex (1947),” 14-15.6.1999. Lecture: “The Crime against Humanity and Annihilation of Civilization.” 50. Congress in Memory of Prof. Moshe Schwarz “Language and Thought – Language and Culture. Jewish Thought and General Culture,” Bar-Ilan University, 2-3.11.1999. Chair of the session on Moshe Schwarz as Interpreter of Franz Rosenzweig. 51. Participation in the international congress on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), Bar-Ilan University, 14.12.1999. Lecture: “Rosenzweig and Goethe.” 52. Participation in the Thirty-First Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies, December 19-21, 1999, Chicago. Lecture: ”Heschel and Levinas on Revelation.” Chair and respondent of the session “The Economy of Friendship: Beyond Buber and Levinas.” 53. Participation in the Eighth International Conference on Anti-Semitism “Holocaust Studies at the Millennium,” December 27, 1999 - January 2, 2000, Givat Ram Campus, Jerusalem. Lecture: ”Belgian Anti-Semitism in the Thirties.” 54. Participation in the International Conference “Abraham Joshua Heschel aujourd’hui,” organized by the Centre Communautaire de Paris and La Fondation du Judaïsme français, January, 15-17, 2000. Lecture: ”Heschel et Lévinas.” 55. Participation in the International Conference “Levinas e la Cultura del XX Secolo,” organized by Dipartimento di Filosofia “A. Aliotta,” Napoli, April, 10-12, 2000. Lecture: “Relation et pensée chez Buber et Lévinas.” 56. Participation in the congress of the Departments for Jewish Thought in Israel on the subject “Mythos, History and Utopia in Jewish Thought,” Tel Aviv University, 13.4.2000. Lecture: “The Utopia of Shalom and the Topic of Politics in Levinas’s Philosophy” (Hebrew). 57. Vortrag “Neuere Jüdische Religionsphilosophie im Gespräch mit dem Christentum”, Fachgruppe Theologie/Religionspädagogik, Universität Kassel, 19. Juni 2000. 58. Conférences dans la Communauté Israélite de Strasbourg (Comité Sepharad), “La révélation dans la tradition juive selon Lévinas” et “Pensée juive et éducation en Israël, aujourd’hui”, 24 juin 2000. 59. Vortrag “Emmanuel Levinas über Erziehung - zwischen Verantwortung und Gerechtigkeit”, Fachbereich Erziehungswissenschaften, Universität Hamburg, 26. Juni 2000. 60. Vortrag “Emmanuel Levinas- ein jüdischer Denker nach der Shoa”, Gesellschaft für christlich-jüdische Zusammenarbeit, Hamburg, 27. Juni 2000. 61. Conférence “Lévinas: Juif et philosophe face aux défis du siècle”, 3 juillet 2000, La Maison de la Culture Juive, Bruxelles. 62. Vortrag “Gerechtigkeit nicht Rache als Aufarbeitung der Geschichte”, Symposium ”Friede mit friedlichen Mitteln. Religionen vor neuen Ansprüchen der Welt von Heute” anlässlich 30 Jahre Weltkonferenz der Religionen für den Frieden, 11./12. November 2000, Festsaal der Diplomatischen Akademie, Wien. 63. Participation au colloque “L’eau, un enjeu du xxi-ième siècle. Proche-Orient: sources et ressources”, organisé par la Maison de la Culture Juive en collaboration avec le Keren Kayyemet Le-Yisrael, 26 novembre, 2000, Bruxelles. Conférence: ”l’eau dans les sources juives”. 64. Participation in the 32nd Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies, Boston, Mass., December 17-19, 2000. Session: “Two Thousand Unpublished Letters of Franz Rosenzweig.” Chair and respondent to the lecture of R. Horwitz “New Insights on Rosenzweig as Revealed in the Collection of Unpublished Letters.” 65. Kolloquium ”Die Bedeutung der Philosophie von Emmanuel Levinas für das heutige Bildungs-Denken”, Fachbereich Erziehungswissenschaft, Universität Hamburg, am 8 Januar 2001. Vortrag “Unbequeme Freiheit: jüdische Wurzeln von Levinas’ Philosophie der Gerechtigkeit”. 66. Deux conférences “Introduction à la pensée juive moderne” et “La pensée juive moderne au 20-ième siècle” dans La Maison de la Culture Juive, Bruxelles, 14 janvier 2001. 67. Vortrag “Philosophie und Religion in der jüdischen Erziehung”, Die Fachgruppe Theologie/Religionspädagogik und die Interdisziplinare Arbeitsgruppe Philosophische Grundlagenprobleme, Universität Gesamthochschule Kassel, 25. Januar 2001. 68. Vortrag “Die Bedeutung des Tempelberges für das Judentum heute”, die Deutsch-Israelische Gesellschaft und die Gesellschaft für christlich-jüdische Zusammenarbeit, Kassel, 31. Januar 2001. 69. Conférence ‘La méthodologie des différentes approches dans l’herméneutique de la Bible”, Palais Universitaire (salle Fustel de Coulanges), mardi 3 avril 2001, Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg, dans le cadre des ”journées des doctorants”. 70. Vortrag “Bubers und Rosenzweigs Verdeutschung der Schrift als ein dialogisches Unternehmen”, Arbeitskolloquium Philosophische Grundlagenprobleme - Philosophie des Dialogs, Universität Kassel, 08-09.06.2001. 71. Conférence “Interprétations conflictuelles autour de la Bible”, Colloque “Traduction et herméneutique du langage biblique”, Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg, 26 juin 2001. 72. Conférence “Buber et Rosenzweig, traducteurs de la Bible”, Colloque “Traduction et herméneutique du langage biblique”, Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg, 27 juin 2001. 73. Conférence “Lecture et commentaire de textes de Buber, de Rosenzweig et de Lévinas”, organisée par La Maison de la Culture Juive, Bruxelles, le 1 juillet 2001. 74. Conférence “Réflexions et interrogation sur le monde du savoir”, Université européenne d’automne “Apprendre et enseigner dans la société de communication”, organisée par le Conseil de l’Europe et le Centre des Études Européennes de Strasbourg, 7-10 novembre 2001. 75. Participation in the congress “Religion and State in 20th Century Jewish Thought,” The Israeli Institute for Democracy, Jerusalem, 20-21.1.2002. Lecture : “Religion ans State in Levinas’s Thought” (Hebrew). 76. Conférence “Les anthropomorphismes comme ‘images de Dieu’”, Journée d’étude consacrée au thème “Anthropologie de la relation à l’image. Du culte à la manipulation et à la destruction”, organisée par U.F.R. des Sciences Sociales, Pratiques Sociales et Développement de l’Université Marc Bloch, Palais Universitaire, Strasbourg, 26 février 2002. 77. onférence “Humanisme européen: les leçons du passé”, Colloque international, organisé à Besançon les 4, 5 et 6 mars 2002 à l’occasion du bicentenaire de Victor Hugo et intitulé “L’humanisme européen à l’épreuve des réalités contemporaines”. 78. Lecture “The Unpublished Correspondence Between Franz Rosenzweig and Gritli Rosenstock-Huessy on the Star of Redemption,” Meeting and Workshop of the Franz Rosenzweig Society, Phoenix Arizona, April 12, 14-15, 2002. 79. Vortrag “Rosenzweig als Ausleger der Schrift”, Franz Rosenzweig-Kolloquium, 18. Juni, 2002, Universität Hamburg, Fachbereich Evangelische Theologie. 80. Festvortrag aus Anlass des 67. Geburtstages und der Verabschiedung von Prof. Joseph Dan “The Correspondence between Franz Rosenzweig and Margrit Rosenstock-Huessy - Die Gritli – Briefe”, Mittwoch, den 10.Juli 2002, Institut für Judaistik, Berlin. 81. Respondent to the lecture of Benjamin Harshav “The Modern Jewish Revolution: Major Points for its Understanding” (July 16, 2002) in the framework of the Workshop Martin Buber - Werkausgabe (in association with the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften) “The Jewish Renaissance in the Early 20th Century in Comparative Perspective,” Schloss Blankensee, July 14-17, 2002. 82. Vortrag “Die Relevanz der (gerade veröffentlichten) Gritli-Briefe von Franz Rosenzweig für das Verständnis des Sterns der Erlösung”, Universität Hamburg Fachbereich Evangelische Theologie, 19.7.2002. 83. Lecture at the Paideia Institute, Stockholm, May 5, 2003. Title: “The Idea of Revelation in Levinas’s Ethical Metaphysics.” In the evening of the same day, open lecture with the title: “Buber’s and Levinas’s Attitude toward Judaism.” 84. Public lecture in the Gustave Tuck Theatre, University College London, organized by The Institute of Jewish Studies, University College London, May 8, 2003. Title: ”The Relevance of the Correspondence between Franz Rosenzweig and Gritli Rosenstock-Huessy for the Understanding of the Star of Redemption.” 85. Lecture in the London School of Jewish Studies, May 9, 2003, with the title ”Buber’s and Levinas’s attitude toward Judaism.” 86. Participation in the congress on Abraham Joshua Heschel, Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, 12.6.2003. Lecture: “Religion and Knowledge in Heschel’s Thought”(Hebrew). 87. Lecture in the Antwerp “Instituut voor Joodse Studies”, January 29, 2004, “De bijdrage van het joodse dialogale denken tot het moderne denken.” 88. Lecture in Institut Martin Buber, Brussels, January 30, 2004, “L' attitude de Martin Buber vis-à-vis du Judaïsme.” 89. Participation in the international congress on the theme “Franz-Rosenzweigs Neues Denken,” Kassel University, 28.3 until 1.4.2003. Lecture: “The Dialogical Dimension in Rosenzweig's 'Gritli'- Letters.” 90. Visiting scholar in the Philosophy and Religion Department Rollins College, Florida, 20.2-28.2.2005. Participation in the Jewish Studies Lecture Series, 23.2.2005. Title of the Lecture: “Morality and God in the 21st Century: Personal and Philosophical Reflections.” 91. Vorträge: “Von der Attraktivität des Judentums: Warum Christen zum Judentum konvertieren”; “Die Rolle des Christentums aus jüdischer Sicht nach Franz Rosenzweig und Emmanuel Lévinas”, 30. Deutscher Evangelischer Kirchentag, Hannover, 26. Mai und 27. Mai 2005. 92. Participation in the International Conference on “The Legacy of the German-Jewish Religious and Cultural Heritage: A Basis for German-Israeli Dialogue,” Bar-Ilan University, June 1,2005. Lectures: “Religious German Jewish Thinkers: Reinterpreting Judaism in the German Context” and “Reading Buber’s ‘I and Thou’ as a Guide for Conflict Management and Social Transformation.” 93. Participation in the Bi-national Conference on “Love in Literature, Philosophy, Theology and Psychoanalysis,” Jerusalem, November 8 and 9, 2005. Lecture: ”Love in Franz Rosenzweig’s The Star of Redemption.” 94. Participation in the International Conference on “A Century with Emmanuel Levinas: Resonances of a Philosophy,” Jerusalem, January 16-20, 2006. Lecture: “Shem and Japhet in Difficult Freedom.” 95. Participation in the International Conference on “Ethique, politique, philosophie. Emmanuel Levinas dans le siècle à venir”, Strasbourg/Freiburg, 14-18 février 2006. Lecture: “Levinas’s Thinking on States and on the State of Israel.” 96. Lectures at the Jewish Studies Department of Charles University, Prague. Wednesday, April 5, 2006: “Athens and Jerusalem in Levinas’s Thinking.” Thursday, April 6, 2006: “Buber’s and Levinas’s Attitudes towards Judaism.” 97. Participation in the Conference “Levinas e a Educação – Seminário Nacional em Homenagem ao Centenário do Nascimento do Filósofo Emmanuel Levinas (1906 – 1995),” organized by the” Centro de Filosofia e Educação” of the Universidade de Caxias do Sul, Brazil, April 24th and 28th, 2006. Title of the lecture: “Buber’s and Levinas’s Attitudes towards Judaism.” 98. Participation in the 3rd International Symposium of the Brazilian Society for Phenomenology, June 5-9, 2006 in Porto Alegre, Brazil . Lecture: “Hebrew and Greek in Levinas’s writings.” 99. Participation in a small congress in honor of Dr. Shula Qeshet, Seminar ha-qibbutsim, Tel Aviv, June 25, 2006. Lecture: “Lack of Communication, Knowledge and Life in Franz Kafka.” 100. Participation in the International Conference “Hellenic and Jewish in Modern European Culture: Ways of Reading Text,” Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Jerusalem, June 26-28, 2006. Title of the lecture: ”Greek and Hebrew in Levinas’s Writings.” 101. Participation au Colloque international “Un siècle avec Levinas: Levinas en héritage”, Cluny, 19 au 25 juillet 2006. Conférence: “Levinas’s Approach to Judaism and Talmud versus the Historicism of the 19th Century Wissenschaft des Judentums”. 102. Participation in a congress on Jean-Paul Sartre, Fordham University, New York, October 27-29, 2006. Lecture: “Reflections on Jean-Paul Sartre’s Anti-Semite and Jew.” 103. Participation in a conference on Dialogue, November 19, 2006, Zürich. Lecture : “Martin Bubers Dialogkonzept von ‘Ich und Du’.” 104. Participation in the international congress on “Le secret de l’hébraïsme: Kabbale, philosophie et éducation dans la pensée de Yéhouda Léon Ashkénazi (Manitou)”, December 21, 2006, Bar-Ilan University. Lecture : “Manitou the Hebrew and Levinas the Jew” (Hebrew). 105. Participation in the congress of judges of the special rabbinical courts for giur, 26-28.12.2006, Novotel, Jerusalem. Lecture, 27.12: “Giur as welcoming otherness.” 106. Hochschule fuer Juedische Studien, Heidelberg, 6. Februar 2007. Vorlesung: „Einige juedische Standpunkte ueber das Verhaeltnis zwischen Gott und Geschichte im Hinblick auf die Shoa”; Seminar: „Maimonides’ Dreizehn Prinzipien”. 107. Public Conversation with Prof. Haviva Pedaya on the subject “Dialogue: the Manifest and the Hidden – Dialogical Philosophy and Mysticism”, Van Leer, Jerusalem, February 27, 2007. 108. Participation in the international congress “Conference on Jewish Studies. Christians and Muslims in Mediaeval and Contemporary Rabbinical Responsa”, Charles University, Prague, 9-11 May 2007. Lecture, 10.5: “Rosenzweig’s 1913 Letter to Rudolf Ehrenberg Concerning His Decision to Remain a Jew”. 109. Participation in the international congress “Neues Denken – Juedisches Denken. Franz Rosenzweig zum 120. Geburtstag. Eine Retro-Perspektive”, Hermann-Cohen-Akademie, Arnoldshain, June 28-July 1, 2007. Lecture, June 29: “Death and Time in Rosenzweig and Levinas”. 110. Lecture in the Department for advanced undergraduate studies, Belgrade Open School, Belgrade (Serbia and Montenegro), October 12, 2007: “Reflection on the Shoa: Theological and philosophical points of view”. 111. Vortrag: “Gut und Boese. Bilder des Anderen in Levinas“. Yom Iyyun Sonntag 18. November 2007, Zuerich. 112. Im Fachbereich “Evangelische Theologie”, Universitaet Hamburg, 18. Dezember 2007. Vortrag: “Bilder der Boesen bei Buber und Levinas“. 113. Lecture at the New School for Social Research, NYC, March 11, 2008. Title of the lecture: “Emmanuel Levinas’s professional and confessional writings”. 114. Lecture at Jewish Theological Seminar, NYC, March 12, 2008. Title of the lecture: ”Athens and Jerusalem in Levinas’s Difficult Freedom”. 115. Lecture as visiting Plotkin Professor of Jewish Studies at the Religious Studies Department, Arizona State University, March 19, 2008. Title of the lecture: “Levinas’s Jewish and philosophical writings: an inclusive reading”. 116. Lecture at the International Conference on Human Rights in the Abrahamic religions, organized by “Mozaiky,” Prague, May 21, 2008. Title of the conference: “Human rights in Judaism”. 117. Conférence à l’Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg, Département d’études hébraïques, dans le cadre du colloque international “ Bilan et Perspectives de l’identité de l’Etat d’Israël 60 ans après sa création”, 6 octobre 2008. Titre de la conférence : “ L’Etat d’Israël et le Judaïsme- diverses positions”. 118. Participation in the congress „The Other: Thought, Literature, Theater,” Bar-Ilan, January 19, 2010. Lecture: “Acts of goodness towards the Other in ‘Life and Fate’ of Vassili Grossman”. 119. Teilnahme am 3. Internationalen Kongress Gebet 2010 „Die Kraft des Wortes“, Universitaet Hamburg, 19./20. Februar 2010; Vortrag “Die Kraft des Gebets im juedischen Alltag”. 120. Participation in the congress "Modern Jewish Thought in Germany. In Celebration of Prof. Aharon Shear-Yashuv's 70th Birthday," Bar Ilan, June 7, 2010. Lecture: "Christianity as Factor in the Shaping of Rosenzweig's Identity". 121. Participation in the panel around Franz Rosenzweig: The Star and the Man. Collected Studies by Rivka Horwitz (Beersheva, 2010) with Prof. Shalom Rosenberg and Dr.Aviezer Cohen, in Makhon Shorashim, Jerusalem, June 8, 2010. 122. Participation in the forum and workshop organized by Georgetown University's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, Berlin, Humboldt University, June 28-29, 2010. 123. Vorlesung "Dialogisches Denken im Judentum. Mit Impulsen fuer die Akademie der Weltreligionen", Universitaet Hamburg, 8. Juli 2010. 124. Vorlesung "Proflexion und Proligion", Symposion des Fischerkreises, Norderstedt, am Sonntag, den 11.07.2010. 125. Teilnahme an der Tagung des Exzellenzclusters "Religion und Politik" und des Centrums fuer Religioese Studien "Beyond Tradition? Tradition und Traditionskritik in den Religionen", 12. bis 13. Juli 2010, Westfaelische Wilhelms-Universitaet Muenster. Vorlesung am 13.Juli : "Meta-Religion oder kritische Teilnahme an der Tradition mit Martin Buber und Franz Fischer". 126. Participation in the international conference "Levinas Facing Biblical Figures," Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, December 28-29, 2010. Lecture: "The Meaning of the Abrahamic Adventure in Levinas's Thought". 127. On the occasion of the publication of the Hebrew translation of "Totalité et Infini" (Magnes Press). Lecture "Subject and Identity in Levinas's Ethical Metaphysics," February 28, 2011, Bar Ilan. 128. Lecture in Memory of Prof. Ze'ev Levy, Kibbuts ha-Ma'apil, March 22, 2011: "Levinas's Jewish and Philosophical Writings". 129. Participation in the panel "Was ist Spiritualitaet heute?" with Prof. Thomas Macho and Prof. Ernst Luther, in the framework of the project "Auf der Suche nach dem Wunderbaren. Kunst und Spiritualitaet," the European Center for the Arts, Dresden-Hellerau, May 15th, 2011. 130. Vortrag "Religiöse Identität und Interreligiöser Dialog," öffentlicher Vortrag, Buchvorstellung, Diskussion. Universität Hamburg, Mittwoch, 22. Juni 2011, Akademie der Weltreligionen der Universität Hamburg. 131. Respondent to Prof. Yusef Waghid's lecture on "Conceptions of Islamic Education: Pedagogical Framings," in Academy of World Religions, University of Hamburg, July 6, 2011. 132. Vortrag "Das dialogische Denken Martin Bubers", im Gaestehaus der Universitaet Hamburg, Juli 7, 2011. 133. Participation in "Internationales Kolloquium zur Edition der Inedita Emmanuel Levinas," at the "Hochschule fuer Juedische Studien," Heidelberg, November 7-8, 2011. Lecture, November 7: "Judaïsme et philosophie dans les Carnets de captivité". 134. Lecture "Martin Buber's I-Thou Philosophy as a Basis for Inter-religious Dialogue," at the Conference "Inter-religious and Inter-Cultural Dialogue in a Changing Middle East. Challenges and Opportunities," in Western Galilee College, Akko, May 30, 2012. 135. Lecture "Jewish Identities in Aharon Appelfeld's 'Badenheim'," Congress on Aharon Appelfeld's Oeuvre, on the Occasion of this 80th birthday, Tel Aviv University, May 31, 2012. 136. "Judaism and Philosophy in Levinas's War Diaries," Congress of the Departments of Jewish Thought, Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem, June 6, 2012. 137. "Rosenzweig's New Law," Franz Rosenzweig Congress: Love, Law, Life, Toronto September 2, 2012. 138. Lecture "Teshuva as Active Memory of the Holocaust", a meeting between psychology and Judaism: "And He will turn the heart of the fathers to the children. Remorse and Forgiveness between People, Generations and Nations," Bar-Ilan, May 19, 2013. 139. Participation in a conference in honor of Prof. Moshe Kaveh, 2.9.2013 at the Jesselson Institute for Advanced Torah Studies. Lecture "Jewish Identity in Modern Jewish Philosophy", Articles in Encyclopaedia Judaica (second edition) 1. Buber, Martin, vol. 4, 232-236. 2. Derrida, Jacques, vol. 5, 598-600. 3. Existentialism, vol. 6, 611-612 (Maurice Friedman/Ephraim Meir) 4. Heschel, Abraham Joshua, vol. 9, 70-72 (Fritz A. Rothschild/Ephraim Meir) 5. Leibowitz, Yeshayahu, vol. 12, 622-624 (Asa Kasher and Rohan Saxena/ Ephraim Meir) 6. Levinas, Emmanuel, vol.12, 715-717. 7. Lyotard, Jean-François, vol. 13, 298-299. 8. Rosenzweig, Franz, vol. 17, 458-462 (Ephraim Meir and Rivka G. Horwitz) 9. Wittgenstein, Ludwig, vol. 21, 126-127.

Interests

Modern Jewish thought

Contemporary Jewish thought

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Rosenzweig's philosophy

Buber's and Heschel's Jewish thought

Jewish existentialism and Jewish dialogical philosophy        

Levinas's Jewish writings and ethical metaphysics

Jewish thought on the Shoa

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Dialogical theology