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Professor Eliezer Schweid, November 2008

Eliezer Schweid (Hebrew: אליעזר שביד) (born 1929) is an Israeli scholar, writer and Professor of Jewish Philosophy at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

He is a fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.



In 1994, Schweid was awarded the Israel Prize, in Jewish thought[1].

Published works

  • Jewish Identity in Modern Israel: Proceedings on Secular Judaism and Democracy
  • The Jewish Experience of Time (2000)
  • Wrestling Until Day-Break: Searching for Meaning in the Thinking on the Holocaust (1994)
  • Democracy and Halakhah (1994)
  • The Land of Israel: National Home Or Land of Destiny (1985, with Deborah Greniman)
  • Judaism and Mysticism According to Gershom Scholem: A Critical Analysis and Programmatic Discussion (1985)
  • The Classic Jewish Philosophers: From Saadia Through the Renaissance (Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy) (2008, Leonard Levin)


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