Shmuel Trigano

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Shmuel Trigano, April 2013

Shmuel Trigano (born in 1948 in Blida) is a sociologist, philosopher, professor of religious and political sociology at Nanterre University and acts as President of l’Observatoire du monde juif.[1]

He has published numerous works including La démission de la République: Juifs et musulmans en France (P.U.F., 2003), Qu’est-ce que la religion? (Flammarion, 2001) and Le monothéisme est un humanisme (Odile Jacob, 2000).

He is the Director of the College of Jewish Studies of the Alliance Israélite Universelle, he also directs the magazine Pardès. The latter he helped co-found in 1985 with his teacher, Annie Kriegel.[2]

He is the author of numerous books including L’E(xc)lu (Denoël, 2003), La démission de la République: Juifs et musulmans en France (P.U.F., 2003), Qu’est-ce que la religion? (Flammarion, 2001) and Le monothéisme est un humanisme (Odile Jacob, 2000) and he is a specialist in Jewish tradition and contemporary Judaism.[3] His works have been characterized by Paula E. Hyman as, "controversial books that stress the need for Jews to base their ethics and politics on classical Jewish values rather than Western thought and political development."[2]

His last published book was The Future of the Jews of France (Grasset).

He is on the editorial board of the journal Hebraic Political Studies.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Trigano, Shmuel (1980). "A Just Man". Telos 44 (Summer 1980). New York: Telos Press.
  • Trigano, Shmuel (1991). Philosophie de la loi, l'origine de la politique dans la Tora. Odile Jacob. (trans. by Gila Walker as Philosophy of the Law: The Political in the Torah, Shalem Press, 1991.
  • Trigano, Shmuel (1992). Philosophie de la loi. Cerf. ISBN 2-204-04434-2. 
  • Trigano, Shmuel (1999). L'Idéal démocratique à l'épreuve de la Shoah, Odile Jacob (trans. by Gila Walker as The Democratic Ideal and the Shoah: The Unthought in Political Modernity, SUNY Press, 2009. ISBN 978-1-4384-2629-7)
  • Trigano, Shmuel (2000). Le monothéïsme est un humanisme. Odile Jacob. ISBN 2-7381-0804-0. 
  • Trigano, Shmuel (2001). Le récit de la disparue. Gallimard. ISBN 2-07-041741-7. 
  • Trigano, Shmuel (2002). La nouvelle question juive. Gallimard. ISBN 2-07-042361-1. 
  • Trigano, Shmuel (2006). Le Monde sépharade. Paris: Seuil. ISBN 978-2-02-090439-1. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ L’Observatoire du monde juif
  2. ^ a b Hyman, Paula E. (1998). The Jews of Modern France. University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-20925-7. 
  3. ^ The Future of the Jews in France - An Interview with Shmuel Trigano

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