Monday, November 8, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
Free online event. Details will be provided upon registration.
This lecture addresses the impact of secularization on the history of culture. In many studies, the collective memory of a people is planted in religion and tradition. Dr. Miron analyzes different ways to think about the impact of secularization on collective memory.
Ronny Miron is a Professor of Philosophy at Bar Ilan University, Israel. Her research is focused on post-Kantian Idealism, Existentialism, Phenomenology, and Hermeneutics, as well as current Jewish thought. She is the author of Karl Jaspers: From Selfhood to Being (2012), The Desire for Metaphysics: Selected Papers on Karl Jaspers (2014), The Angel of Jewish History: The Image of the Jewish Past in the Twentieth Century (2014), Husserl and Other Phenomenologists (2018, edited book) and Hedwig Conrad-Martius, The Phenomenological Gateway to Reality (2021).
Why does Hebrew matter? And how does engagement with the language enrich Jewishness?
Jeremy Benstein is an educator and author. He holds a BA in linguistics from Harvard, a master's degree in Judaic studies from the Schechter Institute in Jerusalem, and a doctorate in cultural anthropology from the Hebrew University. He is the author of two books, The Way Into Judaism and the Environment (Jewish Lights, 2006) and Hebrew Roots, Jewish Routes: A Tribal Language In a Global World (Behrman House, 2019).