State of Israel, Diaspora, and Jewish Continuity: Essays on the “Ever-Dying People”
SIMON RAWIDOWICZ was the first chairman of the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University and Philip W. Lown Professor of Jewish Philosophy and Hebrew Literature. A prolific writer, he founded two publishing companies and established the World Union for Hebrew Culture. His son, BENJAMIN C. I. RAVID, is Jennie and Mayer Weisman Professor of History at Brandeis University. MICHAEL A. MEYER is Adolph S. Ochs Professor of Jewish History at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.