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The Lifework Of Martin Buber

Hermann Levin Goldschmidt

in The Legacy of German Jewry

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print December 2007 | ISBN: 9780823228263
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823237142 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823228263.003.0013
The Lifework Of Martin Buber

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This chapter discusses the lifework of Martin Buber, editor of Theodor Herzl's Zionist organ Die Welt and a Zionist who has rededicated himself to Judaism. Buber fought Herzl's claim against cultural Zionism, arguing that Zionism was itself only part of a renewed Jewish culture that would accompany the political work Herzl had made the movement's centerpiece. He has been consistent in his oppositional stance from the start, as a cultural Zionist opposed to political Zionism.

Keywords: Martin Buber; Zionist; Judaism; Theodor Herzl; cultural Zionism; Die Welt

Chapter.  2379 words. 

Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies

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