The Jewish Story, Season 2 Episode 18: National Jew and International Jew

Posted by Mike Feuer on September 13, 2018
Topics: The Jewish Story, History


The struggle between the parochial and the cosmopolitan is a defining tension of the 19th century for Europe as a whole and the Jews in particular. In this episode we will update our understanding of chassidut as it battles with the Galician Haskalah, meet the figure of the radical socialist Jew in the person of Moses Hess, and ask the question whether to be a national or international Jew.

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About Mike Feuer

Mike teaches Hassidut, Rav Kook, Halakhah at Pardes. He has learned Torah in a number of Jerusalem area institutions, including Yeshivat HaMivtar, the Mir Yeshiva and Sulam Yaakov. He received smicha (rabbinic ordination) from Sulam Yaakov in conjunction with completing the Israeli Rabbinate’s laws of kashrut certification. Mike has been active in Jewish education, formal and informal, for many years. Click here to read more.

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