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Politics and Violence: Arendt on the Idea of a Jewish Army

Faisal Baluch discusses Hannah Arendt's distinction between politics and violence and how she uses this perspective to understand the creation of a "Jewish army" as a necessary step towards Jewish freedom. Posted on 23 June 2014 | 10:35 am

Arendt and a “Special Jewish Destiny”

anu Samnotra discusses how Arendt's understanding of fate and destiny, particularly how these concepts related to Jewish political life during the mid-twentieth century, helped shape her theories of philosophy and political theory. Posted on 2 June 2014 | 10:32 am

Hannah Arendt and Yiddish

“German Jewry, like Western European Jewry in general, never understood that the simple person is the true center of politics in all democratically governed countries. And this is also the reason why German Jews often do not understand the just national aspirations of the Jewish people [folk]. Most do not know at all what a…Read more Hannah Arendt and Yiddish Posted on 18 February 2013 | 11:57 am