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Podcast: Start-Up Nation for the Humanities

(April 1, 2016)

Damned to be blessed: Jewish exile as a metaphor

Host Gilad Halpern and Vivian Liska, professor of German literature and the director of the Institute of Jewish Studies at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, discuss one of the themes featuring in her forthcoming book, German Jewish Thought and its Aftermath: A Precarious Legacy: How can Jewish thought extract itself from a generations-long paradox that sees exile as a blessing and a curse at the same time?

Sources: Tel Aviv Review Podcast