Authors Posts by Marina Zilbergerts

Marina Zilbergerts

Marina Zilbergerts is a scholar of Jewish literature and thought. She is the author of The Yeshiva and the Rise of Modern Hebrew Literature (Indiana University Press, 2022) and, most recently, You Were Adam (Wipf & Stock, 2022), a series of poetic retellings of Genesis. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University, and from 2016-2022 served as the Lipton Assistant Professor of Eastern European Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Marina is currently working on her next book at the Centre for Jewish Studies at York University in Toronto.

Tzaddik ve-Ra Lo: Revisiting the Problem of Evil in Chaim Grade’s My Quarrel with...

Marina Zilbergerts presents the philosophical questions posed by Chaim Grade's “My Quarrel with Hersh Rasseyner,” and compares his arguments to those of other major thinkers such as Voltaire, Rousseau, Dostoevsky, and Nietzsche.