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Sam Berrin Shonkoff

Graduate Theological Union

Sam Berrin Shonkoff is Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union. He is the editor of Martin Buber: His Intellectual and Scholarly Legacy (Brill, 2018) and co-editor, with Ariel Mayse, of Hasidism: Writings on Devotion, Community, and Life in the Modern World (Brandeis University Press, 2020). Shonkoff is currently completing a book project on Buber's embodied theology out of the sources of Hasidism. He lives in Oakland, California.

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Briv funem Arkhiv: A Book Receipt Issued to Martin Buber, 1915

Sam Berrin Shonkoff

Sam Shonkoff shares a receipt issued to Martin Buber for his purchase of thirty-three Hasidic volumes to be shipped from Przemyśl, Galicia, to his current home in Berlin, in October 1915 — in the midst of World War I and a turbulent year for Przemyśl’s Jews.

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