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During the First World War, Franz Rosenzweig enlisted in the army. While he was serving on the Macedonian front, he began to develop his ideas for a book which he claimed could never be published. To avoid possible death before putting The Star of…

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The conceptual design for Franz Rosenzweig’s Der Stern der Erloesung (The Star of Redemption) is illustrated in Rosenzweig hand. The six-pointed Star Symbol clockwise from top: God - Revelation – Human Being – Redemption – Universe - Creation.

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Henry Teitlebaum was the founder of Loveman’s retail clothing store and a leader of Nashville’s Jewish community. His wife Sara Lowenstein Teitlebaum was also a prominent member of that community. The Elbogens and Teitlebaums met in Europe in the…

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The Judaica Collection had its beginnings with the purchase of the library of Ismar Elbogen in 1945. Dr. Elbogen, a noted authority on Jewish history and religion, taught in Berlin from 1902 until 1933. He immigrated to the United States to escape…

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Loventhal was a Nashville insurance executive and member of the Vanderbilt Board of Trust for 22 years. In 1944, the Joint University Libraries acquired a memorial fund from his family and friends to establish a collection of Jewish books in his…

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Professor Lou H. Silberman taught at Vanderbilt for 28 years, from 1952 through 1980, and was named Hillel Professor of Jewish Literature in 1955. He was chair of the undergraduate department of religious studies from 1970 to 1976. Besides launching…

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From 1930-1933 Buber was professor of religion at the University of Frankfurt before moving to Palestine to work as professor of social philosophy at Hebrew University from 1938-1951. Along with his philosophical works, like I and Thou (1937), Buber…

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Mary and Harry Zimmerman were the founders of Service Merchandise retail stores, which evolved from a single store in Pulaski, Tennessee, in 1934 into the nation’s largest catalog showrooms in the 1960’s. Harry Zimmerman received the B'nai B'rith…

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Nahum N. Glatzer, a disciple of Franz Rosenzweig, succeeded Martin Buber in his chair at the University of Frankfurt in 1932. Glazter moved to the United States in 1938 and, after a series of academic posts, began teaching at Brandeis University in…

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Shown is a program from the commemoration of the Mary and Harry Zimmerman Judaica Collection, held October 16, 1989, at the Vanderbilt Divinity School Library. Speakers at the commemoration were Liston O. Mills, ChancellorJoe B. Wyatt, H. Jackson…
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