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Gershom Scholem

Historian, Scholar (5-Dec-1897 — 21-Feb-1982)


Robert Alter. Necessary Angels: Tradition and Modernity in Kafka, Benjamin, and Scholem. Harvard University Press. 1991. 131pp.

Steven E. Aschheim. Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer: Intimate Chronicles in Turbulent Times. Indiana University Press. 2001. 134pp.

David Biale. Gershom Scholem: Kabbalah and Counter-History. Harvard University Press. 1979. 279pp.

Joseph Dan. Gershom Scholem and the Mystical Dimension of Jewish History. New York University Press. 1988. 334pp.

Paul Mendes-Flohr (editor). Gershom Scholem: The Man and His Work. SUNY Press. 1994. 127pp.

Eliezer Schweid. Translated by David Avraham Weiner. Judaism and Mysticism According to Gershom Scholem: A Critical Analysis and Programmatic Discussion. Scholars Press. 1985. 178pp.


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