Was once there a German-Jewish discussion? This likely blameless query used to be silenced by means of the Holocaust. due to the fact that then, it's out of the query to take cozy safe haven to a far off previous whilst Mendelssohn and Lessing begun this discussion. Adorno/Horkheimer, Arendt, and specially Scholem have again and again mentioned, how the noble can provide of the Enlightenment have been perverted, which ended in an entire failure of Jewish emancipation in Germany. it's by contrast backdrop of caution posts that we dare to come to a huge bankruptcy of Jewish tradition in Germany. This undertaking shouldn't be noticeable, even though, as an try and idealize the previous or to harmonize the current, yet as a plea for a brand new discussion among Germans and Jews approximately their universal previous.
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