On Getting It Right

  title={On Getting It Right},
  author={Vivian Liska},
  journal={Jewish Quarterly Review},
  pages={297 - 301}
  • V. Liska
  • Published 1 April 2012
  • Art
  • Jewish Quarterly Review
On Getting It Right MOSHE IDEL. Old Worlds, New Mirrors: On Jewish Mysticism and TwentiethCentury Thought. Jewish Culture and Contexts. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. Pp. 336.THE IMPORTANCE of Moshe Idel's Old Worlds, New Mirrors can hardly be overstated. It is both a seminal and daunting intervention in the field of modern European Jewish thought that takes to task its towering figures: mainly German Jewish modernists from Kafka, Scholem, Benjamin, and Buber to Steiner… 
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