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Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Ritman Library Newsletter

December 4th, 2016

  The Ritman Library Newsletter THE RITMAN LIBRARY IS TRAVELLING The next location of our travelling exhibition ‘Divine Wisdom – Divine Nature’  or ‘Isteni bölcsesség – Isteni természet’ will be the National Library in Budapest from 18 February to 27 April in 2017! We are working on the preparations and the translation of the Hungarian […]

Divine Wisdom – Divine Nature, Exhibition Budapest 2017

December 4th, 2016

Divine Wisdom – Divine Nature. The Message of the Rosicrucian Manifestoes in the Visual Language of the Seventeenth Century This exhibition was on show in the National Library in Budapest, Hungary from 20 February until 20 April 2017. Divine Wisdom – Divine Nature is a travelling exhibition to celebrate the fourth centenary of the publication of the […]

The Relevance of Spinoza’s Political Philosophy Today

December 3rd, 2016

Spinoza, being a prime exponent of the Embassy of the Free Mind with his thoughts on freedom of conscience and freedom to philosophise, will be a key figure in the House with the Heads when it opens. Chaired by Karianne Marx and introduced by Peter Paul van Loon, the Amsterdamse Spinoza Kring held its ninth […]

‘Paradise is Green’: Tradition & Modernity in Ets Haim

December 3rd, 2016

On Thursday 24 November, the Menasseh ben Israel Institute and the Jewish Historical Museum organized a symposium to celebrate the fact that Portuguese Jews who had settled in Amsterdam to escape oppression in their native country founded a Talmud Torah school and the Ets Haim Library in their new homeland, in 1616. The director of […]