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Amor Mundi 9/6/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we use the recently Ashley Madison hack to reflect on privacy, advocate for the rights of adjunct faculty, and much more! Posted on 6 September 2015 | 8:01 pm

Bibi’s Victory: Understanding the Israeli Elections

Shmuel Lederman, a visiting scholar with the Hannah Arendt Center, discusses Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's victory in the recent Israeli elections. Posted on 25 March 2015 | 11:30 am

Amor Mundi 8/10/14

In this week's Amor Mundi, we appreciate the magic of C.S. Lewis' Narnia, learn about an app that attempts to quantify the soul, obtain an inside look into Gazan everyday life during times of war, and much more. Posted on 11 August 2014 | 11:30 am

The Re-Germanization of “Hannah Arendt”

I must confess, I am no Roger Ebert. I don’t write movie reviews for a living. I love movies, and watch lots of them, and often have strong opinions, like most of us. More than that I cannot claim. But I have been deeply engaged in the life and thought of Hannah Arendt, having recently…Read more The Re-Germanization of “Hannah Arendt” Posted on 1 May 2013 | 11:34 am

The Laughter of Hannah Arendt

Franz Kafka is hung in Israel for being a Nazi. Hannah Arendt laughs in the face of Auschwitz. Walter Benjamin cries for the lost revolution. With such visions, the Berlin-based-artist Volker März has carved out a space for himself as an artist of the thoughtful and the absurd. I met him last month at MEINBLAU,…Read more The Laughter of Hannah Arendt Posted on 30 November 2012 | 11:10 am

Hannah Arendt in Tel Aviv

Vintage shot of Pollak Books in Tel Aviv. Photo by Volker März. Posted on 25 October 2012 | 11:53 am

Israel Puts Eichmann Items on Display

Fifty years after the conviction and subsequent hanging of Adolf Eichmann for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the Holocaust, the Israeli parliament has put dozens of artifacts on display relating to the daring 1960 capture of Eichmann in Argentina. The exhibit, which will be on display in parliament for three weeks before…Read more Israel Puts Eichmann Items on Display Posted on 13 December 2011 | 12:30 pm