Lectures

  1. Participation in the workshops organized by the International Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization; seminar for Jewish philosophy, Jerusalem, 14-19.7.1991. Lecture: “Teaching Levinas on Revelation”.

  2. Participation in the congress of the Departments for Jewish Thought in Israel on the subject: “Myth in Jewish Thinking”, Ben-Gurion University, 6.5.1991.Lecture: “Levinas’s Refusal of Unio Mystica” (Hebrew).

  3. Participation in the workshops organized by the International Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization; seminar for Jewish philosophy, Jerusalem, 12-17.7.1992. Lecture: “Teaching Rosenzweig to Israeli Students.”

  4. Participation in the “International Conference on Guilt, Atonement, Repentance, Apology,Reparation, Penance and Forgiveness from a Christian, Jewish and Islamic Perspective,” Jerusalem, Hebrew University,27.12.1992-1.1.1993.

  5. Lectures at the Universities of Kassel and Oldenburg, Germany, 17-26.1.1993.

  6. Participation in the international congress „Sense andNonsense in Philosophy and Psychopathology,” Bar-Ilan University, 7-8.6.1993. Lecture: „Philosophical Reflections on Moral Sense: Perversity as a Refusal of the Reality Principle.”

  7. Participation in the Twenty-Fifth Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, 12-14.12.1993. Lecture: “Success and Failure in Levinas's Approach to the Feminine”.Lecture atPrinceton University on the same subject, December 1993.

  8. Participation in the “International Conference on Responses to Genocide and Holocausts from a Theological, Historical, Philosophical, Psychological and Literary Perspective, Approached from Judaic, Christian and Muslim Views,” 26 December 1993 – 2 January 1994. Lecture:The Holocaust as the End of Theodicy: Levinas's Reflections on Evil.”

  9. Participation in the congress of the Departments for Jewish Thought in Israel, Bar-Ilan University, 31.7.1994. Lecture: “Levinas’s ‘Totality and Infinity’ as Search for the Preconditions of Ethics” (Hebrew).

  10. A series of lectures on Christian relations to Jews in the Middle Ages and on the ways Jews organized in that period, from 30.6.1994 until 8.7.1994 at the State University of Moscow and in the Institute for Afro-Asian Studies there.

  11. Participation in the workshops organized by the International Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization, seminar for Jewish philosophy, Jerusalem, 10-15.7.1994. Lecture: “Teaching Mendelssohn's Concept of Jewish Singularity in an Israeli Context.”

  12. Participation in the Congress of the Association for Jewish Studies, Boston, December, 18-20, 1994. Lecture: “Appearance of B. Spinoza in H. Cohen and F. Rosenzweig.”

  13. Participation in the International Conference on Teaching the Holocaust in Universities and Secondary Schools from the Perspective of History, Philosophy, Ethics, Theology, Literature, Law, Education, Psychology and Sociology,”Jerusalem, December 25, 1994 - January 2, 1995. Lecture: “Teaching the Holocaust to Israeli Students.”

  14. A series of lectures on Jewish history and thought in the modern period, at the State University of Moscow and in the Institute for Afro-Asian Studies there, from 25.1.1995 until 20.2.1995.

  15. Participation in the “Annual Conference of the Moscow Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization SEFER’,” February 5-7,1995. Lecture: “Problems in Teaching Modern Jewish Philosophy.”

  16. Participation in the Congress on “Philosophical Activity and the Neighbor,” at the occasion of the celebration of the 75th Birthday of Prof. Marcel Dubois, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, 21.3.1995. Lecture: “War and Peace in the Philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas” (Hebrew).

  17. Participation in the congress “Épistémologie des études juives. Premières Journées d’études,” Jerusalem, 22-23.3.1995. Lecture: “Le concept de la paix dans la philosophie juive moderne.”

  18. Participation in the congress of the Association for Jewish Studies, Boston, December 17-19,1995. Lecture: “Peace and War in E. Levinas's Ethical Metaphysics.”

  19. Evening in the Academy of Sciences, Jerusalem, on the occasion of my Hebrew translation of Levinas’s “Ethics and Infinity”, with participation of Harel Fish, Shalom Rosenberg, Ze’ev Levy and Ze’ev Harvey, 8.12.1995.

  20. Participation in the “Dritte Joseph Carlebach-Konferenz” on the theme “Toleranz im Verhältnis von Religion und Gesellschaft,” Bar-Ilan University, 26-28.3.1996. Lecture: “Judaism as Tolerance in Levinas’s Thinking.”

  21. Participation in the International Congress “Judentum und Moderne in Frankreich und Italien,” Münster, June, 2 – 6, 1996. Lecture: “L’idée du retour dans la pensée d’André Neher.”

  22. Lecture at the University of Hamburg, 7th of June 1996: “Die jüdischen Wurzeln der Philosophie von Emmanuel Levinas.”

  23. Participation in the joint congress of the Department of Philosophy and the Law Faculty, Bar-Ilan University, on the theme: “Judaism: Law, Civil Rule and Values,” . Lecture: “Ethics, Religion and Politics in Levinas’s Thought” (Hebrew).

  24. Participation in the international congress “Philosophical Roots of Anti-Semitism,” Bar-Ilan University, 20.6.1996. Lecture: “Augustine’s Adversus Judaeos.”

  25. Participation in the Jesselson Symposium on “Ethics, Judaism and Technological Progress,” Technion, Haifa, October 7-10, 1996. Lecture: “E. Levinas’s View on Technology, Ethics and Judaism.”

  26. Participation in the International Conference on “The Holocaust: Rescue, Survival, Escape and Guilt,” Givat Ram Campus, Jerusalem, December 25, 1996 - January 4, 1997. Lecture: “The Holocaust as the Forgetting of the Law.”

  27. Participation in the congress of the Departments for Jewish Philosophy in Israel on the subject “The Faith of Abraham,” Bar-Ilan University, 25.2.1997. Lecture: “Buber’s Dialogical Interpretation of the Binding of Isaac – Between Kierkegaard and Hasidism.”

  28. Participation in the congress on “Levinas’s Philosophy,” Hebraica University, Mexico, 16-17.6.1997. Lecture: “Levinas’s Philosophy and Jewish Thought Today.”

  29. Lecture at Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (UAM), Iztapalapa, Mexico, 17.6.1997: “The Notion of Religion in Levinas’s Thought: Difficult Freedom, PartOne.”

  30. Lecture at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Fac. de Filosofia y Letras, 18.6.1997. Lecture: “Levinas’s Criticism of Unio Mystica.”

  31. Lecture at Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA), Departamento de filosofia, 19.6.1997. Lecture: “Levinas’s Notion of Revelation and his Relationship to Rosenzweig’s ‘Star of Redemption’.”

  32. Lecture at the University of Hamburg, 7.7.1997: “Einfluss der dialogischen Philosophie auf die Erziehung.”

  33. Participation in the Twelfth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, July 29- August 5, 1997. Lecture: “Levinas’s Talmudic Hermeneutics.”

  34. Participation in a congress at the occasion of the publication of Prof. Levy’sMonograph on Levinas’s philosophy, Haifa, 30.12.1997. Lecture: “The Tree of Life and the Tree of Knowledge in Kafka and Levinas”(Hebrew).

  35. Participation in the International Conference on Roots of the Holocaust, Givat Ram Campus, Jerusalem, December 24, 1997 - January 5, 1998. Lecture: “Augustine on the Jews: the Case of the Prodigal Son of Luke 15.”

  36. A series of lectures on Jews and Christians, Moscow, January 2-9, 1998, in the framework of a project of Prof. Oded Schremer.

  37. Lecture: “Medizinale Ethik vom Standpunkt der Jüdischen Dialogalen Philosophie” at the occasion of the foundation of the Cathedra “Light from Zion,” Bar-Ilan University, 9.11.1998.

  38. Participation au Colloque “Langue et Culture israéliennes entre Tradition et Modernité”, organisé par le Département d'Études Hébraïques et Juives de l'Université des Sciences Humaines de Strasbourg (USHS), 25-26 mars 1998. Conférence :”La présence biblique dans la culture hebraïque contemporaine”.

  39. Conférence magistrale, Strasbourg: “La Terre d'Israël dans la pensée juive hier et aujourd'hui”, USHS, 26 mars 1998.

  40. Conférence à Paris, Sorbonne, Amphithéâtre Richelieu, 26 mars 1998: “Le concept de la paix dans la philosophie d'Emmanuel Lévinas”.

  41. Participation in the international congress on “Politik und Religion im Judentum,”organized by “Romania Judaica,”Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, 18-20.5.1998. Lecture: “The Challenge of Modern Religious Education in the Secular State of Israel.”

  42. In the framework of the “Jüdische Kulturwochen 1998”: a) participation in the symposion “Das Land der Verheissung: Die Gründung des Staates Israel aus religiöser Sicht,” May 25, 1998. Lecture: “Das Nationale und das Religiöse im Staate Israel.” b) presentation of Bar Ilan University in the “Österreichische Nationalbibliothek,” May 26, 1998: “Eine religiöse Universität – eine Universität für religiöse?”

  43. Participation in the International Theology Conference on the theme “No Other Gods” in the Shalom Hartman Institute, Jerusalem, February 22-25, 1999.

  44. Participation in the congress “Eternity in Changing Times. André Neher and Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought,” 20-21.1.1999. Lecture: “Our Jewish Identity” (Hebrew).

  45. Lecture in the famework of “Project Interchange” of the American Jewish Congress, Jerusalem, 12.3.1999. Title: “The Land and the People: The History and Vision ofZionism.”

  46. Participation in the congress of the Departments for Jewish Thought in Israel in Honor of Prof. Rivka Horwitz, Ben Gurion University, . Lecture; “Truth and Justice in Levinas’s Thought”(Hebrew).

  47. Lecture at the occasion of the publication of Prof. E. Schweid’s book “Prophets for Their People and Humanity” (Hebrew), Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem, 26.5.1999.

  48. Congress on the subject of “Jewish Responses to Modernity: Spinoza, Rabbi Kook, Levinas,” at the occasion of the retirement of Prof. Ben Shlomo, Tel Aviv 9.6.1999. Chair and respondent in the session on Levinas.

  49. Participation in the congress “Purity, Impurity, and Race: The Ethical Debate following the Nuremberg Trials (1945-1946) and the Nuremberg Codex (1947),”14-15.6.1999. Lecture: The Crime against Humanity and Annihilation of Civilization.”

  50. Congress in Memory of Prof. Moshe Schwarz “Language and Thought – Language and Culture. Jewish Thought and General Culture,” Bar-Ilan University, 2-3.11.1999. Chair of the session on Moshe Schwarz as Interpreter of Franz Rosenzweig.

  51. Participation in the international congress on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), Bar-Ilan University, 14.12.1999. Lecture: “Rosenzweig and Goethe.”

  52. Participation in the Thirty-First Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies, December 19-21, 1999, Chicago. Lecture: ”Heschel and Levinas on Revelation.” Chair and respondent of the session “The Economy of Friendship: Beyond Buber and Levinas.”

  53. Participation in the Eighth International Conference on Anti-Semitism “Holocaust Studies at the Millennium,” December 27, 1999 - January 2, 2000, Givat Ram Campus, Jerusalem. Lecture: ”Belgian Anti-Semitism in the Thirties.”

  54. Participation in the International Conference “Abraham Joshua Heschel aujourd’hui,” organized by the and s, January, 15-17, 2000. Lecture: ”Heschel et Lévinas.”

  55. Participation in the International Conference “Levinas e la Cultura del XX Secolo,” organized by Dipartimento di Filosofia “A. Aliotta,” Napoli, April, -12, 2000.

  56. Participation in the congress of the Departments for Jewish Thought in Israel on the subject “Mythos, History and Utopia in Jewish Thought,” Tel Aviv University, 13.4.2000. Lecture: “The Utopia of Shalom and the Topic of Politics in Levinas’s Philosophy” (Hebrew).

  57. Vortrag “Neuere Jüdische Religionsphilosophie im Gespräch mit dem Christentum”, Fachgruppe Theologie/Religionspädagogik, Universität Kassel, 19. Juni 2000.

  58. Conférences dans la Communauté Israélite de Strasbourg (Comité Sepharad), “La révélation dans la tradition juive selon Lévinas” et “Pensée juive et éducation en Israël, aujourd’hui”, 24 juin 2000.

  59. Vortrag “Emmanuel Levinas über Erziehung - zwischen Verantwortung und Gerechtigkeit”, Fachbereich Erziehungswissenschaften, Universität Hamburg, 26. Juni 2000.

  60. Vortrag “Emmanuel Levinas- ein jüdischer Denker nach der Shoa”, Gesellschaft für christlich-jüdische Zusammenarbeit, Hamburg, 27. Juni 2000.

  61. Conférence “Lévinas: Juif et philosophe face aux défis du siècle”, 3 juillet 2000, La Maison de la Culture Juive, Bruxelles.

  62. Vortrag “Gerechtigkeit nicht Rache als Aufarbeitung der Geschichte”, Symposium ”Friede mit friedlichen Mitteln. Religionen vor neuen Ansprüchen der Welt von Heute” anlässlich 30 Jahre Weltkonferenz der Religionen für den Frieden, 11./12. November 2000, Festsaal der Diplomatischen Akademie, Wien.

  63. Participation au colloque “L’eau, un enjeu du xxi-ième siècle. Proche-Orient: sources et ressources”, organisé par la Maison de la Culture Juive en collaboration avec le Keren Kayyemet Le-Yisrael, 26 novembre, 2000, Bruxelles. Conférence: ”l’eau dans les sources juives”.

  64. Participation in the 32nd Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies, Boston, Mass., December 17-19, 2000.Session: Two Thousand Unpublished Letters of Franz Rosenzweig.” Chair and respondent to the lecture of R. Horwitz “New Insights on Rosenzweig as Revealed in the Collection of Unpublished Letters.”

  65. Kolloquium ”Die Bedeutung der Philosophie von Emmanuel Levinas für das heutige Bildungs-Denken”, Fachbereich Erziehungswissenschaft, Universität Hamburg, am 8 Januar 2001. Vortrag “Unbequeme Freiheit: jüdische Wurzeln von Levinas’ Philosophie der Gerechtigkeit”.

  66. Deux conférences “Introduction à la pensée juive moderne” et “La pensée juive moderne au 20-ième siècle” dans La Maison de la Culture Juive, Bruxelles, 14 janvier 2001.

  67. Vortrag “Philosophie und Religion in der jüdischen Erziehung”, Die Fachgruppe Theologie/Religionspädagogik und die Interdisziplinare Arbeitsgruppe Philosophische Grundlagenprobleme, Universität Gesamthochschule Kassel, 25. Januar 2001.

  68. Vortrag “Die Bedeutung des Tempelberges für das Judentum heute”, die Deutsch-Israelische Gesellschaft und die Gesellschaft für christlich-jüdische Zusammenarbeit, Kassel, 31. Januar 2001.

  69. Conférence ‘La méthodologie des différentes approches dans l’herméneutique de la Bible”, Palais Universitaire (salle Fustel de Coulanges), mardi 3 avril 2001, Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg, dans le cadre des ”journées des doctorants”.

  70. Vortrag “Bubers und Rosenzweigs Verdeutschung der Schrift als ein dialogisches Unternehmen”, Arbeitskolloquium Philosophische Grundlagenprobleme - Philosophie des Dialogs, Universität Kassel, 08-09.06.2001.

  71. Conférence “Interprétations conflictuelles autour de la Bible”, Colloque “Traduction et herméneutique du langage biblique”, Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg, 26 juin 2001.

  72. Conférence “Buber et Rosenzweig, traducteurs de la Bible”, Colloque “Traduction et herméneutique du langage biblique”, Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg, 27 juin 2001.

  73. Conférence “Lecture et commentaire de textes de Buber, de Rosenzweig et de Lévinas”, organisée par La Maison de la Culture Juive, Bruxelles, le 1 juillet 2001.

  74. Conférence “Réflexions et interrogation sur le monde du savoir”, Université européenne d’automne “Apprendre et enseigner dans la société de communication”, organisée par le Conseil de l’Europe et le Centre des Études Européennes de Strasbourg, 7-10 novembre 2001.

  75. Participation in the congress “Religion and State in 20th Century Jewish Thought,” The Israeli Institute for Democracy, Jerusalem, 20-21.1.2002. Lecture : “Religion ans State in Levinas’s Thought” (Hebrew).

  76. Conférence “Les anthropomorphismes comme ‘images de Dieu’”, Journée d’étude consacrée au thème “Anthropologie de la relation à l’image. Du culte à la manipulation et à la destruction”, organisée par U.F.R. des Sciences Sociales, Pratiques Sociales et Développement de l’Université Marc Bloch, Palais Universitaire, Strasbourg, 26 février 2002.

  77. Conférence “Humanisme européen: les leçons du passé”, Colloque international, organisé à Besançon les 4, 5 et 6 mars 2002 à l’occasion du bicentenaire de Victor Hugo et intitulé “L’humanisme européen à l’épreuve des réalités contemporaines”.

  78. Lecture “The Unpublished Correspondence Between Franz Rosenzweig and Gritli Rosenstock-Huessy on the ,” Meeting and Workshop of the Franz Rosenzweig Society, Phoenix Arizona, April 12, 14-15, 2002.

  79. Vortrag “Rosenzweig als Ausleger der Schrift”, Franz Rosenzweig-Kolloquium, 18. Juni, 2002,Universität Hamburg, Fachbereich Evangelische Theologie.

  80. Festvortrag aus Anlass des 67. Geburtstages und der Verabschiedung von Prof. Joseph Dan “The Correspondence between Franz Rosenzweig and Margrit Rosenstock-Huessy - Die Gritli – Briefe”, Mittwoch, den 10.Juli 2002, Institut für Judaistik, Berlin.

  81. Respondent to the lecture of Benjamin Harshav “The Modern Jewish Revolution: Major Points for its Understanding” (July 16, 2002) in the framework of the Workshop (in association with the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften) “The Jewish Renaissance in the Early 20th Century in Comparative Perspective,” Schloss Blankensee, July 14-17, 2002.

  82. Vortrag “Die Relevanz der (gerade veröffentlichten) Gritli-Briefe von Franz Rosenzweig für das Verständnis des Sterns der Erlösung”, Universität Hamburg Fachbereich Evangelische Theologie, 19.7.2002.

  83. Lecture at the Paideia Institute, Stockholm, May 5, 2003. Title: “The Idea of Revelation in Levinas’s Ethical Metaphysics.” In the evening of the same day, open lecture with the title: Buber’s and Levinas’s Attitude toward Judaism.”

  84. Public lecture in the Gustave Tuck Theatre, University College London, organized by The Institute of Jewish Studies, University College London, May 8, 2003. Title: ”The Relevance of the Correspondence between Franz Rosenzweig and Gritli Rosenstock-Huessy for the Understanding of the Star of Redemption.”

  85. Lecture in the London School of Jewish Studies, May 9, 2003, with the title ”Buber’s and Levinas’s attitude toward Judaism.”

  86. Participation in the congress on Abraham Joshua Heschel, Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, 12.6.2003. Lecture: “Religion and Knowledge in Heschel’s Thought”(Hebrew).

  87. Lecture in the Antwerp “Instituut voor Joodse Studies”, January 29, 2004, “De bijdrage van het joodse dialogale denken tot het moderne denken.”

  88. Lecture in Institut Martin Buber, Brussels, January 30, 2004, “L' attitude de Martin Buber vis-à-vis du Judaïsme.”

  89. Participation in the international congress on the theme  “Franz-Rosenzweigs Neues Denken,” Kassel University, 28.3 until 1.4.2003. Lecture: “The Dialogical Dimension in Rosenzweig's 'Gritli'- Letters.”

  90. Visiting scholar in the Philosophy and Religion Department Rollins College, Florida, 20.2-28.2.2005. Participation in the Jewish Studies Lecture Series, 23.2.2005. Title of the Lecture: “Morality and God in the 21st Century: Personal andPhilosophical Reflections.”

  91. Vorträge: “Von der Attraktivität des Judentums: Warum Christen zum Judentum konvertieren”; “Die Rolle des Christentums aus jüdischer Sicht nach Franz Rosenzweig und Emmanuel Lévinas”, 30. Deutscher Evangelischer Kirchentag, Hannover, 26. Mai und 27. Mai 2005.

  92. Participation in the International Conference on “The Legacy of the German-Jewish Religious and Cultural Heritage: A Basis for German-Israeli Dialogue,” Bar-Ilan University, June 1,2005. Lectures: “Religious German Jewish Thinkers: Reinterpreting Judaism in the German Context” and “Reading Buber’s ‘I and Thou’ as a Guide for Conflict Management and Social Transformation.”

  93. Participation in the Bi-national Conference on “Love in Literature, Philosophy, Theology and Psychoanalysis,” Jerusalem, November 8 and 9, 2005. Lecture: ”Love in Franz Rosenzweig’s .”

  94. Participation in the International Conference on “A Century with Emmanuel Levinas: Resonances of a Philosophy,” Jerusalem, January 16-20, 2006. Lecture: “Shem and Japhet in .”

  95. Participation in the International Conference on “Ethique, politique, philosophie. Emmanuel Levinas dans le siècle à venir”, Strasbourg/Freiburg, 14-18 février 2006. Lecture: “Levinas’s Thinking on States and on the State of Israel.”

  96. Lectures at the Jewish Studies Department of Charles University, Prague. Wednesday, April 5, 2006: “Athens and Jerusalem in Levinas’s Thinking.” Thursday, April 6, 2006: “Buber’s and Levinas’s Attitudes towards Judaism.”

  97. Participation in the Conference “ – Seminário Nacional em Homenagem ao Centenário do Nascimento do Filósofo Emmanuel Levinas (1906 – 1995),” organized by the” Centro de Filosofia e Educação” of the Universidade de Caxias do Sul, Brazil, April 24th and 28th, 2006. Title of the lecture: “Buber’s and Levinas’s Attitudes towards Judaism.”

  98. Participation inthe 3rd International Symposium of the Brazilian Society for Phenomenology, June 5-9, 2006 in Porto Alegre, Brazil . Lecture: “Hebrew and Greek in Levinas’s writings.”

  99. Participation ina small congress in honor of Dr. Shula Qeshet, Seminar ha-qibbutsim, Tel Aviv, June 25, 2006. Lecture: “Lack of Communication, Knowledge and Life in Franz Kafka.”

  100. Participation in the International Conference “Hellenic and Jewish in Modern European Culture: Ways of Reading Text,” Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Jerusalem, June 26-28, 2006. Title of the lecture: ”Greek and Hebrew in Levinas’s Writings.”

  101. Participation au Colloque international “Un siècle avec Levinas: Levinas en héritage”,Cluny, 19 au 25 juillet 2006. Conférence: “Levinas’s Approach to Judaism and Talmud versus the Historicism of the 19th Century Wissenschaft des Judentums”.

  102. Participation in a congress on Jean-Paul Sartre, Fordham University, New York, October 27-29, 2006. Lecture: “Reflections on Jean-Paul Sartre’s Anti-Semite and Jew.”

  103. Participation in a conference on Dialogue, November 19, 2006, Zürich. Lecture : “Martin Bubers Dialogkonzept von ‘Ich und Du’.”

  104.  Participation in the international congress on “Le secret de l’hébraïsme: Kabbale, philosophie et éducation dans la pensée de Yéhouda Léon Ashkénazi (Manitou)”, December 21, 2006, Bar-Ilan University. Lecture : “Manitou the Hebrew and Levinas the Jew” (Hebrew).

  105. Participation in the congress of judges of the special rabbinical courts for giur, 26-28.12.2006, Novotel, Jerusalem. Lecture, 27.12: “Giur as welcoming otherness.”

  106.  Hochschule für Jüdische Studien, Heidelberg, 6. Februar 2007. Vorlesung: „Einige jüdische Standpunkte über das Verhältnis zwischen Gott und Geschichte im Hinblick auf die Shoa”; Seminar: „Maimonides’ Dreizehn Prinzipien”.

  107. Public Conversation with Prof. Haviva Pedaya on the subject “Dialogue: the Manifest and the Hidden – Dialogical Philosophy and Mysticism”, Van Leer, Jerusalem, February 27, 2007.

  108. Participation in the international congress “Conference on Jewish Studies. Christians and Muslims in Mediaeval and Contemporary Rabbinical Responsa”, Charles University, Prague, 9-11 May 2007. Lecture, 10.5: “Rosenzweig’s 1913 Letter to Rudolf Ehrenberg Concerning His Decision to Remain a Jew”.

  109.  Participation in the international congress “Neues Denken – Jüdisches Denken. Franz Rosenzweig zum 120. Geburtstag. Eine Retro-Perspektive”, Hermann-Cohen-Akademie, Arnoldshain, June 28-July 1, 2007. Lecture, June 29: “Death and Time in Rosenzweig and Levinas”.

  110. Lecture in the Department for advanced undergraduate studies, Belgrade Open School, Belgrade (Serbia and Montenegro), October 12, 2007: “Reflection on the Shoa: Theological and philosophical points of view”.

  111.  Vortrag: “Gut und Böse. Bilder des Anderen in Levinas“. Yom Iyyun Sonntag 18. November 2007, Zürich.

  112. Im Fachbereich “Evangelische Theologie”, Universitaet Hamburg, 18. Dezember 2007. Vortrag: “Bilder der Boesen bei Buber und Levinas“.

  113. Lecture at the New School for Social Research, NYC, March 11, 2008. Title of the lecture: “Emmanuel Levinas’s professional and confessional writings”.

  114. Lecture at Jewish Theological Seminar, NYC, March 12, 2008. Title of the lecture: ”Athens and Jerusalem in Levinas’s ”.

  115. Lecture as visiting Plotkin Professor of Jewish Studies at the Religious Studies Department, Arizona State University, March 19, 2008. Title of the lecture: “Levinas’s Jewish and philosophical writings: an inclusive reading”.

  116. Lecture at the International Conference on Human Rights in the Abrahamic religions, organized by “Mozaiky,” Prague, May 21, 2008.

  117.  Conférence à l’Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg, Département d’études hébraïques, dans le cadre du colloque international “ Bilan et Perspectives de l’identité de l’Etat d’Israël 60 ans après sa création”, 6 octobre 2008. Titre de la conférence : “ L’Etat d’Israël et le Judaïsme- diverses positions”.

  118. Participation in the congress „The Other: Thought, Literature, Theater,” Bar-Ilan, January 19, 2010. Lecture: “Acts of goodness towards the Other in ‘Life and Fate’ of Vassili Grossman”.

  119.  Teilnahme am 3. Internationalen Kongress Gebet 2010 „Die Kraft des Wortes“, Universität Hamburg, 19./20. Februar 2010; Vortrag “Die Kraft des Gebets im jüdischen Alltag”.

  120. Participation in the congress "Modern Jewish Thought in Germany. In Celebration of Prof. Aharon Shear-Yashuv's 70th Birthday," Bar Ilan, June 7, 2010. Lecture: "Christianity as Factor in the Shaping of Rosenzweig's Identity".

  121. Participation in the panel around (Beersheva, 2010) with Prof. Shalom Rosenberg and Dr.Aviezer Cohen, in Makhon Shorashim, Jerusalem, June 8, 2010.

  122. Participation in the forum and workshop organized by Georgetown University's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, Berlin, Humboldt University, June 28-29, 2010.

  123.  Vorlesung "Dialogisches Denken im Judentum. Mit Impulsen fuer die Akademie der Weltreligionen", Universitaet Hamburg, 8. Juli 2010.

  124.  Vorlesung "Proflexion und Proligion", Symposion des Fischerkreises, Norderstedt, am Sonntag, den 11.07.2010.

  125.  Teilnahme an der Tagung des Exzellenzclusters "Religion und Politik" und des Centrums fuer Religiöse Studien "Beyond Tradition? Tradition und Traditionskritik in den Religionen", 12. bis 13. Juli 2010, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universitaet Münster. Vorlesung am 13.Juli : "Meta-Religion oder kritische Teilnahme an der Tradition mit Martin Buber und Franz Fischer".

  126. Participation in the international conference "Levinas Facing Biblical Figures," Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, December 28-29, 2010. Lecture: "The Meaning of the Abrahamic Adventure in Levinas's Thought".

  127. On the occasion of the publication of the Hebrew translation of "Totalité et Infini" (Magnes Press). Lecture "Subject and Identity in Levinas's Ethical Metaphysics," February 28, 2011, Bar Ilan.

  128. Lecture in Memory of Prof. Ze'ev Levy, Kibbuts ha-Ma'apil, March 22, 2011: "Levinas's Jewish and Philosophical Writings".

  129. Participation in the panel "Was ist Spiritualität heute?" with Prof. Thomas Macho and Prof. Ernst Luther, in the framework of the project "Auf der Suche nach dem Wunderbaren. Kunst und Spiritualität," the European Center for the Arts, Dresden-Hellerau, May 15th, 2011.

  130.  Vortrag "Religiöse Identität und Interreligiöser Dialog," öffentlicher Vortrag, Buchvorstellung, Diskussion. Universität Hamburg, Mittwoch, 22. Juni 2011, Akademie der Weltreligionen der Universität Hamburg.

  131. Respondent to Prof. Yusef Waghid's lecture on "Conceptions of Islamic Education: Pedagogical Framings," in Academy of World Religions, University of Hamburg, July 6, 2011.

  132.  Vortrag "Das dialogische Denken Martin Bubers", im Gaestehaus der Universitaet Hamburg, Juli 7, 2011.

  133.  Participation in "Internationales Kolloquium zur Edition der Inedita Emmanuel Levinas," at the "Hochschule für Jüdische Studien," Heidelberg, November 7-8, 2011. Lecture, November 7: "Judaïsme et philosophie dans les Carnets de captivité".

  134. Lecture "Martin Buber's I-Thou Philosophy as a Basis for Inter-religious Dialogue," at the Conference "Inter-religious and Inter-Cultural Dialogue in a Changing Middle East. Challenges and Opportunities," in Western Galilee College, Akko, May 30, 2012.

  135. Lecture "Jewish Identities in Aharon Appelfeld's 'Badenheim'," Congress on Aharon Appelfeld's Oeuvre, on the Occasion of this 80th birthday, Tel Aviv University, May 31, 2012.

  136. "Judaism and Philosophy in Levinas's War Diaries," Congress of the Departments of Jewish Thought, Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem, June 6, 2012.

  137. "Rosenzweig's New Law," Franz Rosenzweig Congress: Love, Law, Life, Toronto September 2, 2012. 

  138. Lecture "Teshuva as Active Memory of the Holocaust", a meeting between psychology and Judaism: "And He will turn the heart of the fathers to the children. Remorse and Forgiveness between People, Generations and Nations," Bar-Ilan, May 19, 2013.

  139.  Participation in a conference in honor of Prof. Moshe Kaveh, 2.9.2013 at the Jesselson Institute for Advanced Torah Studies. Lecture "Jewish Identity in Modern Jewish Philosophy",

  140. Lecture “Dialogical Thought and Identity,” Congress on “Multiple Identities,” Faculty of Theology, Leipzig University, January 15, 2014.

  141. Vortrag “Juedische Identitaet und Dialog in Rosenzweigs Lehrhauskonzept", Theologische Fakultaet, Humboldt Universitaet, Berlin 10.Juli 2014.

  142. Lecture “The Notion of Subjectivity in Levinas’s Philosophical Work”, Department of Philosophy, East China Normal University, Shanghai, September 16, 2014.

  143. Lecture “Philosophical Reflections on Buber’s ‘I and Thou’”, Institute for Jewish Studies, Henan University, Kaifeng, September 22, 2014.

  144. Lecture “The Dialogical Dimension in Rosenzweig’s Translation Activities”, Franz Rosenzweig Congress, Goethe University, Frankfurt, October 28, 2014.

  145. Lecture “Heschel and Interreligious Theology”, International congress “Abraham Joshua Heschel: Philosophy and Way of Life in Historical Perspective”, December 25, 2014, Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem. Vortrag „Identitaet im prophetischen, unbequemen Denken von Levinas“, Yom Iyyun Sonntag 1. Februar 2015, Zuerich.

  146.  Vortrag “Glaube und Vernunft im Denken von Baruch de Spinoza und Moses Mendelssohn”, 16. Februar   2015, Katholische Akademie, Hamburg.Lecture

  147. “Franz Rosenzweig in the Perspective of Interreligious Theology”, Interreligious Dialogue, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Nottingham, the 8th of May, 2015.

  148. Lecture organized  by the Dr. Josef Burg Chair in Education for Human Values, Democracy, Tolerance and Peace, UNESCO Chair on Human Rights, Democracy, Peace and Tolerance at Bar Ilan University, 4th of June, 2015: “The Holocaust and Active Memory”. 

  149.    Lecture “Emmanuel Levinas’s Contribution to Interreligious Theology”, July 9, 2015, Theologische Fakultaet,    Humboldt Universitaet, Berlin.

  150. Vorlesung „Die Bedeutung Franz Fischers für die interreligiöse Theologie“, Symposion der Franz-Fischer-Gesellschaft, 18. Juli 2015, Hamburg.

  151.  “ De Nostra Aetate au Pape François. Une rétrospection juive“ (Da Nostra Aetate a Papa Francesco. Una retrospezione ebraica), La Croce e la Stella. Ripensare il confronto ebraico-cristiano. Cinquant’anni dopo il Decreto Conciliare Nostra Aetate, October 20, 2015, Dipartimento di Scienze Filosofiche, Pedagogiche ed Economico-Quantitative, Università degli Studi “Gabriele d’Annunzio” di Chieti e Pescara.

  152. Lecture "Martin Buber and the Interreligious Theology", congress on the occasion of the 50th  anniversary of Buber's death, Haus am Maiberg, Heppenheim, November 8, 2015.

  153. Conférence publique d'ouverture "Franz Rosenzweig: une vie dialogale", 6 avril 2016, Colloque international "La relation entre judaïsme et christianisme dans L'Etoile de la Rédemption de Franz Rosenzweig", Université de Genève, Faculté de théologie, 6-7 avril 2016.

  154. „Seht, da ist der Mensch. Forum mit Vertretern der Religionsgemeinschaften in Deutschland", mit Bischof Prof. Martin Hein, Weihbischof Dr. Hans-Jochen Jaschke, Burhan Kesici (Muslim), Dr. Susanne Matsudo –Kilani (Buddhistin), Yukio Matsudo (Buddhist) und Dr. Nicola Towfigh (Bahai), 100. Katholikentag Leipzig 27. Mai 2016.

  155. "Sünde und Vergebung. Trialog der abrahamistischen Religionen", 100. Katholikentag, Leipzig 28. Mai 2016. Podium mit Prof. Mouhanad Khorchide und Prof. Chibueze Udeani.

  156.  "Traces of Jewish Pre-Philosophical Experiences in Levinas's Philosophy", lecture in a congress on "Epistemology of religious experience," Department of Philosophy of Religion, University of Warsaw, September 26, 2016.

  157. Statement "Exodus in the Jewish and Christian Tradition: Pesach and Pascha" and participation in a forum discussion with Prof. Michael von Brück, Prof. Paul Knitter, Dr. Carola Roloff and Prof. Sallie King, Religious Puralisation –A Challenge for Modern Societies, Herrenhausen Conference, Hanover Germany, October 5, 2016.

  158. Lecture "Barmhartigheid uit joods perspektief" (Mercy from Jewish Perspective), Universitair Centrum Sint-Ignatius Antwerpen (UCSA), November 16, 2016.

  159. Lecture on the occasion of the publication of Hanoch Ben-Pazi's "Educational Contract. Responsibility, Hope, Alliance"(2016), 5th of January 2017, Modi'in.

  160.  Lecture "Rivka Horwitz and Franz Rosenzweig's Thought", 10th of January 2017, Makhon Schechter, Jerusalem.

  161. Conférence "Le dialogue dans la vie et l'oeuvre de Franz Rosenzweig", colloque sur "Franz Rosenzweig. Judaïsme, christianisme, idéalisme", à l'Université  Paris-Sorbonne, 19 janvier 2017.

  162. Ringvorlesung "Interreligiöse Theologie aus jüdischer Sicht", Universität Hamburg, 23.01.2017

  163. "Rosenzweig's Contribution to a Dialogical Approach of Identity and to Interreligious Theology", Franz Rosenzweig - International Conference "The conjunction and in Franz Rosenzweig's work: I and the Other, philosophy and theology, time and redemption, Judaism and Christianity", Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, February 20, 2017.

  164. „Bubers ‚Zwei Glaubensweisen‘ im Lichte der neuen jüdischen Perspektive auf Jesus und Paul“, Faculty of Theology, University of Basel, March 1st, 2017.

  165. "Jewish Dialogical Philosophers and Inter-Religious Dialogue", State University of Arizona, Phoenix AZ, March 16, 2017.

  166. "From Nostra Aetate to Pope Francis. A Jewish Retrospective", State University of Arizona, Phoenix AZ, March 20, 2017.

  167. "Dialogical Identities and Interreligious Theology", New York Theological Seminary, New York, March 29, 2017.

  168. "Interreligious Theology from a Jewish Point of  View", Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, March 30, 2017.

  169. "Discussion based on A.  Goshen –Gottstein and E. Korn (eds.) Jewish Theology and World Religions (Littman 2012)," the 17th World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, August 6, 2017.

  170. "Recent Developments in Jewish Thought Concerning Christianity," The Center for the Study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters at Ben-Gurion University, November 6, 2017.

  171. The Relevance of Buber’s Category of  'Presence' for the Interreligious Dialogue and the Construction of a Dialogical Theology," international colloquium "La Presenza," Istituto di studi filosofici 'Enrico Castelli', Sapienza Unversità di Roma, January 4, 2018.

  172. "Towards a Dialogical Hermeneutics of Sacred Scriptures," the second yearly conference of the Israeli Association for the Study of Religions, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, March 12, 2018.

  173. "La foi juive avec un sourire," Université de Genève, Faculté de Théologie, 14 mars, 2018.

  174. "Jüdische Identitäten", International School for Holocaust Studies , Yad vashem, Jerusalem, 30 May 2018.

  175. "Zionism according to Levinas," (Hebrew; together with Hanoch ben Pazi; interviewer Gaella Sebag), Night of Philosophy, Tola'at sepharim, Tel Aviv 31 May 2018.

  176. Respondent to Yangsi Rinpoche, Jay Garfield, Bhikkhuni Dhammadinna and Mario Poceski, Panel: Philosophy and Applied Ethics, International Conference on "Buddhism in Dialogue with Contemporary Societies," University of Hamburg, June 20, 2018.

  177. "Moral Limits of Religious Pluralism," Akademische Gedenkfeier für Peter L. Berger, University of Hamburg, June 28, 2018.

  178. "Religion and Violence: on 'Belonging' and Absolute Truth Claims," Religion and Violence - Joint Symposium of the Center of Theological Inquiry and the Center for the Study of Religion, Princeton University, December 7, 2018.

  179. Presidential address "Redeeming Religions", Back to Redemption: Rosenzweig's Star 1919-2019, International Rosenzweig Congress in Jerusalem, Van Leer Institute,February 17, 2019.

  180. "Heilshafter Transzendenzbezug aus jüdischer Sicht", Colloquium "Elementare Schritte auf dem Weg zu einer Interrreligiösen Religionspädagogik", Pädagogisch- Theologisches Institut der EKiR/ Bonner evangelisches Institut für berufsorientierte Religionspädagogik, March 27, 2019.

  181. "Christian Identity According to Rivka Schechter. Some Remarks" (Hebrew), Colloquium on the philosophy of Rivka Schechter, Bar-Ilan, April 1, 2019.

  182. "Hermann Cohen on Zionism. Retrospective and Perspective",Congress on The
    Priority of Ethics. 100 Years after the Publication of Hermann Cohen's Religion der
    Vernunft, Istituto Italiano di Studi Germanici & Centro Bibliografico-UCEI, Rome,
    May 15, 2019.

  183. "Trans-difference", Catholic-Jewish Colloquium 'Tikkun olam', Bar Ilan, November 18, 2019. 

  184. "The Contribution of Modern Jewish Dialogical Thinkers to the Jewish-Christian Dialogue", Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculteit Theologie en Religiewetenschappen, Leuven, November 26, 2019.

  185. "Rosenzweig and the Cohen-Buber Dispute on Zionism", Institute of Jewish Studies, University of Antwerp, 28 November 2019.

  186. “Der Mitmensch als Ebenbild Gottes” (zoom),: Kolloquium zum Thema “Die Wolke des Nichtwissens als Quelle von Erleuchtung und Offenbarung. Zur Bedeutung der negativen Theologie”, Wien, 13. September 2020. 

  187. “Juedische dialogische Gedanken ueber das Unaussprechliche: nicht Kenntnis, aber Anerkennung als Weg zu Gott” (zoom), Kolloquium zum Thema “Die Wolke des Nichtwissens als Quelle von Erleuchtung und Offenbarung. Zur Bedeutung der negativen Theologie”, Wien, 14. September 2020.

  188. "Friedensperspektive für Israel und Palästina aus der Sicht der dialogischen Theologie"(zoom), Universität Innsbruck 22.Oktober 2020.

  189. “Gandhi’s Satyagraha in the Perspective of a Jewish Dialogical Philosophy and Theology” (zoom), Universität Innsbruck 23.Oktober 2020.

  190. “Warum brauchen wir eine pluralistische Religionspädagogik?” (zoom), Bonn, 3. Dezember 2020.

  191. Participation in the panel on „‘Translating the Bible into Greek‘: Ethics and Wisdom in the Thought of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks and Emmanuel Levinas,“ (zoom) with Tamra Wright, Hanoch Ben-Pazi and Tanya White, Limmud Festival, London, December 28, 2020.

     

 

 

 

 

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