Adjunct Researcher 

Silvana Kandel Lamda                                                                          

Silvana Kandel Lamdan has a BA in Philosophy and Jewish Thought and a MA in Jewish Thought from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Today she is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Haifa, under the supervision of Dr. Cedric Cohen Skalli. In her doctoral research, she intends to analyze historically, philosophically and theologically the intellectual interchange between Judaism and radical political Latin American Liberation Theology in the years 1960s-1980s. She is conducting a critical study of the explicit and implicit dialogue that the first generation of liberation theologians had with the Jewish tradition and with modern Jewish thinkers, especially those from German-speaking milieus like Hermann Cohen, Martin Buber, Franz Rosenzweig, Ernst Bloch, and Walter Benjamin.

2016-2017                          MA research thesis in Jewish Thought, University of Haifa,

2003-2007, 2012               MA in Jewish Thought, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 

2003-2007                          Rabbinic Ordination, studies of Classical, Medieval and modern Jewish sources, comparative religious studies, social sciences. Hebrew Union College, Jerusalem

1999-2002                          BA in Philosophy and Jewish Thought, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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  1. ‘Longing for Authenticity in the Middle East and the Americas: Martin Buber and Enrique Dussel on Semitic Humanism,’ in: Identitatsverhandlungen zwischen Emanzipation und Herrschaft, Judith Gruber, Sebastian Pittl, Stephan Silber (eds.), Concordia Reihe Monographien, Band 73, (Aachen: Wiessenschaftverlag, 2019), pp. 367-378.  
  2. “Aharon David Gordon and Paul Gauthier on the Mystics of Work,” article submitted to the Harvard Theological Review. (Nov. 2019)
  3. “The ‘Israel Experience’ and the Latin American Identity: Enrique Dussel in the wake of Martin Buber’s Oriental Indigeneity,” accepted to be published in: Journal of Ecumenical Studies, the University of Pennsylvania Press, (autumn 2019).
  4. “Longing for Authenticity in the Middle East and the Americas: Martin Buber and Enrique Dussel on Semitic Humanism,” accepted to be published in: Salzburger Theologische Zeitschrift, 23 (2019), Heft 1.
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