Re: Erlewine on Mendes-Flohr, 'Martin Buber: A Life of Faith and Dissent'

I was surprised, in a quick search of this book's text and its index, to find no mention of what I believe was an important and revealing episode in Buber's life. I and my co-researcher Isabella Ginor encountered this affair in the course of our biographical study of Dr. Max Eitingon, the disciple and financial sponsor of Sigmund Freud who was a pioneer of psychoanalysis in Palestine after his immigration there in 1934.

CFP: Jewish Families and Kinship in the Early Modern and Modern Eras (PaRDeS: Journal of the German Association for Jewish Studies)

The Jewish family as a field of inquiry is at the intersection – or in the shadow – of the great topics in Jewish historiography and modern social and cultural family research: modernization and privatization of Judaism and Jewish life, integration and distinctiveness, and gender roles and education, to name but a few.

Job: Yiddish Lecturer III, Jean & Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies

The Jean & Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) at the University of Michigan seeks applicants for a full-time LEO Lecturer III position to begin September 1, 2019 pending authorization. This is a non-tenure track position with a university year appointment period (September 1 through May 31), and may be renewed annually. Renewal is contingent upon programmatic need, funding, and performance review based on excellence in classroom teaching, curricular development and administrative service.

10 PhD Positions, Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies, University of Bonn

The Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn is an international research university that offers a wide range of degree programs. With 200 years’ worth of history, some 38,000 students, over 6,000 employees, and an excellent domestic and international reputation, Bonn University is among Germany’s leading universities.

CfA: Two Doctoral Researcher’s Positions on Informal Communication during World War II (IfZ Munich), Institut für Zeitgeschichte München-Berlin

Call for Applications – Two Doctoral Researcher’s Positions on Informal Communication during World War II


            The Institute for Contemporary History Munich – Berlin (IfZ) invites applications for two Doctoral Researcher’s positions, with place of employment in Munich, for the following, Leibniz Competition-funded project:


“‘Man hört, man spricht’: Informal Communication and Information ‘From Below’ in Nazi Europe” (INFOCOM)



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