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People/Characters: Gershom Scholem

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The Correspondence of Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem, 1932-1940 by Walter Benjamin
Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson by Jennifer Michael Hecht
Ebrei in Germania fra assimilazione e antisemitismo by George L. Mossenot in English Common Knowledge
Essential Papers on Kabbalah (Essential Papers on Jewish Studies) by Lawrence Fine
Fragments of redemption : Jewish thought and literary theory in Benjamin, Scholem, and Levinas by Susan A. Handelman
From Berlin to Jerusalem: Memories of My Youth by Gershom Scholem
Gershom Scholem by Maurice Kriegel
Gershom Scholem and the mystical dimension of Jewish history by Joseph Dan
Gershom Scholem: Kabbalah and Counter-History by David Biale
Gershom Scholem: The Man and His Work (Suny Series in Judaica) by Paul Mendes-Flohr
Hitler's Philosophers by Yvonne Sherratt
Lamentations of Youth: The Diaries of Gershom Scholem, 1913-1919 by Gershom Scholem
A Life in Letters, 1914-1982 by Gershom Scholem
Metaphysics of the Profane: The Political Theology of Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem by Eric Jacobson
Necessary Angels: Tradition and Modernity in Kafka, Benjamin, and Scholem by Robert Alter
On Pagans, Jews, and Christians by Arnaldo Momigliano
The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth by Ken Krimstein

Character description

Gershom Scholem (1897–1982) was a German-born philosopher and historian considered the founder of the modern, academic study of Kabbalah. He was born Gerhard Scholem and changed his name after emigrating to Israel -- then the British Mandate of Palestine -- in 1923. He was the first Professor of Jewish Mysticism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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