Judaism

Jon Levenson

The Danger and Opportunity of Jewish-Christian Dialogue

February 5, 2018
Professor Jon Levenson explores the purpose of interfaith discourse, the importance of the theological disagreements between Jews and Christians, and the dangers of suppressing religious disagreement in the name of cooperation.
Margaux Fitoussi explored her rich ancestry while at HDS

Immersed in the World’s Currents

May 19, 2017

Margaux Fitoussi’s world has changed before her eyes more than once. Born in France, she lived in Paris until she was 7, when her parents—she an American dancer and he a doctor of Tunisian origin—divorced. Next was a home on the edge of the ocean in Long Beach, Calif., where her mother became a teacher, and Margaux lived with her two younger siblings and her Italian-American grandmother.... Read more about Immersed in the World’s Currents

The Torah and Philosophy

January 5, 2017

Professor Jon Levenson writes on the great rewards and grave dangers that come from a philosophical investigation of the Torah.

Guy Stroumsa Christianity and the God of Israel

Video: Christianity and the God of Israel

November 3, 2016

Professor Guy Stroumsa delivered the 2016 Albert and Vera List Fund for Jewish Studies Lecture on the topic “Christianity and the God of Israel: Henri Bergson, Simone Weil, Emmanuel Levinas.”

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