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Lawrence Kaplan, Associate Professor

L.Kaplan

Areas of Interest:

Rabbinics, Jewish Law and Philosophy

Education:

B.A.(Yeshiva), M.A., Ph.D.(Harv.)

Publications (2005):

Refereed journal articles

KAPLAN, Lawrence. Martin Buber on the Imitation of God, DAAT 56 (2005): pp. v-xxvi

KAPLAN, Lawrence. A More Contemporary Voice: A. M. Klein’s Original and Revised Translations of the Hebrew poems of Hayyim Nhman Bialik. Prooftexts: A Journal of Jewish Literary History 25:1 (2005): pp. 128-152.

KAPLAN, Lawrence. Does Jewish Existentialism have a Special Character, [in Hebrew] Katharsis: A Critical Review in the Humanities and Social Sciences 4 (2005): pp. 52-74.

Publications (2001-2002):

Dictionary entries, book reviews, commentaries

KAPLAN, Lawrence. Review of Josef Stern, Problems and Parables of the Law, AJS Review, Nov., 2002, pp.161-164.

KAPLAN, Lawrence. Communication, Judaism, Summer 2002, pp. 380-381.

Publications (1999-2000):

Portions of refereed books

KAPLAN, Lawrence. Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, Rabbi Joesph B. Soloveitchik, and Dr. Isaac Breuer on Jewish Identity and the Jewish National Revival. Jewish Identity in the Modern Age, edited by C. Selengut, Paragon, 1999, pp. 47-66.

Refereed journal articles

KAPLAN, Lawrence. The Multi-Faceted Legacy of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik. BDD (Journal of Torah and Scholarship) 7, Summer 1999, pp. 51-86.

KAPLAN, Lawrence. Revisionism and the Rav: The Struggle for the Soul of Modern Orthodoxy. Judaism, 48:3, Summer 1999, pp. 290-311.

Dictionary entries, book reviews, commentaries

KAPLAN, Lawrence. Review: Gersonides on Providence, Covenant, and the Chosen People, by Robert Eisen, AJS Review, 23:2, 1999, pp. 258-263.

KAPLAN, Lawrence. Review: Moses Mendelssohn and the Jewish Enlightenment, by David Sorkin, AJS Review, 23:2, 1999, pp. 300-307.

Publications (1998-1999):

Portions of refereed books

KAPLAN, L. Maimonides and Mendelssohn on the origins of idolatry, the election of Israel, and the oral law. Perspectives on Jewish Thought and Mysticism, edited by A. Ivry, E. Wolfson, and A. Arkush, Harwood, 1998, pp. 423-445.

Refereed journal articles

KAPLAN, L. Israel under the mountain: Emmanual Levinas on freedom and constraint in the revelation of the Torah. Modern Judaism, 18, 1998, pp. 35-46.

KAPLAN, L. The multi-faceted legacy of Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik. BDD (Bekhol Derakhekha Da’ehu: A Journal of Torah and Scholarship), 7, 1998, pp. 51-86.

KAPLAN, L. Supplementary Notes on the Medieval Jewish Sources of Mendelssohn’s Jerusalem. Jewish Quarterly Review, 87: 3-4, 1998, pp. 339-342.

Dictionary entries, book reviews, commentaries

KAPLAN, L. Review: Gersonides on Providence, Covenant, and the Chosen People, by Robert Eisen, AJS Review, 23: 2, 1998, pp. 258-263.

KAPLAN, L. Review: Moses Mendelssohn and the Jewish tradition, by David Sorkin, AJS Review, 23: 2, 1998, pp. 300-307.

Scholarly activities (June 1, 1998 - May 31, 1999):

Conference papers

KAPLAN, L. The Place of the Exodus on the Thought of Maimonides. International Conference, European Association of Jewish Studies, Toledo, Spain, July 1998.

KAPLAN, L. Herman Cohen’s Theory of Sacrifice in Religion of Reason out of the Sources of Judaism. International Conference on Hermann Cohen’s Religion of Reason, Zurich, Switzerland, September 1998.

KAPLAN, L. Jewish Law and Jewish Thought. Jewish Studies: The Cutting Edge, Department of Jewish Studies, McGill University, April 1999.

KAPLAN, L. Martin Buber on the Imitation of God. Martin Buber Memorial Conference, New York City, May 1999.

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