Unique: Heschel on Heschel: LAST CALL

Dear friends, This is "last call" for The Shalom Center's Webinar in which Dr. Susannah Heschel will share and discuss an essay on "Dissent" by her father, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, z’tz’l. on Thursday evening December 16, close to his 49th yahrzeit (death-anniversary) from 7:30 to 9 pm Eastern Time.  Space is limited so we suggest you register now. We encourage you to share this letter with your friends, your whole congregation, etc. Many spiritual and intellectual seekers will be interested.

"Dissent" is a topic important for our time. Indeed, what is dissent? Is violence dissent? Is the creation and support of a whole new social form dissent? Is rejecting vaccination against a lethal disease dissent? Or is insisting on vaccination dissent?  When you register, you will receive a copy of the essay in its original typescript, with Rabbi Heschel's handwritten changes.

Rabbi Heschel was one of the leading theologians and philosophers of the twentieth century, teaching Christians and Jews new ways of understanding and approaching God. He was a close comrade of Dr. Martin Luther King in speaking and public action opposing racism and opposing the US War against Vietnam. He had a deep influence on the Second Vatican Council of the Roman Catholic Church in radically revising the Church’s attitude toward Judaism, and became a friend of Father Dan Berrigan.

His daughter Susannah  is the Eli M. Black Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College.  She edited one of the earliest books on Jewish feminism, On Being a Jewish Feminist, and a monumental collection of her father’s most profound and provocative essays, Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity

Most of her own scholarship has focused on the relations between Jewish and Protestant thought in Germany in the nineteenth and early  twentieth centuries. She has also carried out a continuing dialogue with Muslim scholars on feminism in Judaism and Islam.


There are three levels of tuition: a regular level, one for people of low income seekinng mutual aid, and a higher one for people who can help make mutual aid possible.

You can register by clicking here: Register Now


After registering, you will receive a link to the webinar closer to its date.

I look forward to seeing you there. Both Heschels are remarkable people: Don't miss the encounter!

Shalom, salaam, paz, pease, namaste! -- Arthur


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