This article explains Martin Buber’s pre-dialogical philosophy. In this paper, the author analyzes key thoughts expressed by Martin Buber on Judaism and Zionism. This essay mainly focuses on Buber’s thinking about the concept of the so-called ‘Jewish Renaissance’, which Buber discusses in many of his essays, articles and especially in his book entitled Three speeches on Judaism. This is Buber’s most important work concerning Judaism written during his pre-dialogical period.
Jewish Renaissance, Martin Buber, Philosophy of Judaism, Philosophy of religion, Zionism