The Genius of Judaism

by Bernard-Henri Lévy

Other authorsSteven Kennedy (Translator.)
Book, 2017



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655 LEV


New York : Random House, 2017


oA world without Jews would not be a world. A world in which the Jews once again would become the scape goats for all people's fears and frustrations would be a world in which free people could not breathe easy.o Today, anti-Semitism is on the rise in countries all around the world. This bigotry imperils millions of men, women and children. It is also a rejection of the glories of Judaism- the ideas of man and God, of history and time, of power, voice, light, liberty, revolt, memory and nature that have informed and enriched both Western and Eastern cultures for millennia. In his most personal book yet, Bernard-Henri LUvy reveals how his life has been shaped by his faith. It compelled him to become oThe Godfather of the Arab Spring,o just as the realization that so many of our notions about history, the individual, and freedom of thought are fundamentally Jewish transformed his philosophy. This is a riveting, impassioned narrative from one of our foremost thinkers.… (more)

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