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Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik's endorsement and critique of Volkish thought

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In this article I trace and examine volkish elements in Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik's thought. My claim is that Soloveitchik is influenced by different notions of volkish ideology which are applied to the Jewish volk. These notions enrich his thought and provide a language to articulate different ideas concerning Jewish peoplehood in modernity. Yet Soloveitchik was also critical of the ethical problems volkish ideology engenders—a critique that is exemplified in his reaction to the philosoph...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/14725886.2015.1032021

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
College Only
Department:
Wolfson College
Sub department:
Oriental Studies
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis (Routledge) Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Modern Jewish Studies Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
3
Pages:
373-390
Publication date:
2015-09-02
Acceptance date:
2014-09-17
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EISSN:
1472-5894
ISSN:
1472-5886
Source identifiers:
1039884
Language:
English
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pubs:1039884
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uuid:da9e6109-fafe-4842-8e55-71f5321844af
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pubs:1039884
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2019-08-08

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