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ROSENZWEIG, FRANZ (1886-1929).

German philosopher. He was born to an assimilated family and was about to convert to Christianity when, stopping at a synagogue on Yom Kippur, he had a change of heart and returned to Judaism. In his book Star of Redemption he expounds his philosophy of Judaism. With Martin Buber, he translated the Bible into German. He remains an influential Jewish thinker.

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