Nahum Norbert Glatzer (1903–1990) earned his Ph.D. at the University of Frankfurt, where he was Martin Buber’s successor until forced to flee Hitler. In 1938 he came to the U.S., where he taught at Brandeis and Boston universities, among others. An editor as well as a scholar, he was a founder of Schocken Books and edited the works of Franz Kafka for publication in English, and he became a notable interpreter of Kafka and Franz Rosenzweig.
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