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Michael Löwy

Palestine; and his socialist/communitarian utopia was very different from the dominant currents in the socialist movement, i.e., social democracy and statist communism. Let us try to describe briefly his socialist views by focusing on three key documents from 1900, 1919, and 1947. Old and New Community

The Hard and the Soft

Moments in the Reception of Martin Buber as a Political Thinker

Samuel Hayim Brody

those words, he was addressing an audience of student revolutionaries in Munich, in January 1919. He was far from the only one to address the German Left in these terms. Vladimir Lenin wrote similarly in his pamphlet, “‘Left-Wing’ Communism: An Infantile Disorder” (1921), invoking both mental illness

Ilan Gur-Zeev

utopian city contains disproportionate changes in the society's power structure; the love of wisdom over- comes the lust for power; on the level of guards, absolute harmony is prescribed, based on equality between men and women; strict communism and education towards equality. The rational, oppres- sive

Bob Plant

Auschwitz that we enter a “moment in history in which the good must be loved without promises.” 15 Of course, Levinas is not ignorant of the bloody legacy of other political regimes—most notably Communism. But on his estimation the corruption of Marxism represents “one of the great disappointments of

Ilan Gur-Ze'ev

messiah, have established their nation and their nationalism like other peoples, and Jewry has become a religion."147 He compares the real Jews, who were not tempted by Zionism, or by Social-Democracy or established Communism, to the "rem- nants," of Israel similar to the true socialists who find their

William Altman

validated by Mann’s 1924 creation of a Jewish Jesuit devoted to a Catholic Bolshevism, especially since Naphta reveals his Communism, in the manner of a secret, only after considerable obfuscations. 147 139 For Strauss’s hostility to Mann, see Strauss, What is Political Philosophy ? 235. 140 Mann, Magic

David McIlwain

believed had fallen across the planet with the victory of the technological worldview. Speaking in Jerusalem in the winter of 1954–1955, Strauss observed that “[b]eings who look down on us from a star might find that the difference between democracy and communism is not quite so great” if these political

Michael Weingrad

Shestov and Buber makes this political blindness all too evident. At a reception given in April 1934 by Shestov’s sister, Buber expressed his anxiety and depression over the rise of Hitlerism and the disappointments of Soviet communism. He called insane what he saw as humanity’s inability to grasp the

Raluca Munteanu Eddon

rejection of liberal assimila- tion, 17 yet, on the other hand, harbored an equally strong ambivalence, and at times antagonism, towards nationalism. Some escaped from this dilemma into socialism and communism, but, for those like Arendt and Scholem, who, while sympathetic to it, 18 ultimately rejected this

Carolina Armenteros

: Friendship, Catastrophe and the Possibilities of German-Jewish Dialogue,' in Culture and Catastrophe, (New York: New York University Press, 1996), p. 100. Arendt, Varnhagen and Political Philosophy III In this respect, one cannot help thinking that Heinrich Blucher's communism and Blumenfeld's radical