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APT: Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv Apartment.  Furnished apartment, 2-bedrooms plus office, 96 sq/m, in Ramat Aviv Gimel (Tel Aviv), 10-15 minute walk to Tel Aviv University, 5 minute walk to the Shuster Center, 20 minute walk to the Tel Baruch beach, for rent by professionals or a family with one child, for a period of at least 2 months, between 

APT: Jeusalem

A beautiful 2BR/1BA apartment nestled within a communal garden is available in Old Katamon, a five-minute walk from the Shalom Hartman Institute and the Jerusalem Theatre and a block away from stores, bakeries, cafés and a supermarket. Fully furnished and decorated, with a well-appointed, kosher kitchen, a made-to-order sukkah, cable-and-high-speed internet, air conditioning, adjustable heating, and every conceivable amenity.

CFP: International Conference "Citing Violence, Inciting Critique: Karl Kraus, 1933"

Citing Violence, Inciting Critique: Karl Kraus, 1933
22-24/11/2017, University of Antwerp (Institute of Jewish Studies)

“To me, nothing comes to mind about Hitler” (Mir fällt zu Hitler nichts ein) is the famous opening line of Karl Kraus’s analysis of the first months of National Socialism. This 300-page fragment was written between May and September 1933, and first published only in 1952 as Third Walpurgis Night.