TITLE

ABRAHAM JOSHUA HESCHEL AND THE CREATION OF THE JEWISH RENAISSANCE

AUTHOR(S)
Shrage, Barry
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Modern Judaism: A Journal of Jewish Ideas & Experience;Feb2009, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the advocacy of theologist Abraham Joshua Heschel for a complete revolution of a Jewish life. He was a courageous individual whose unique worldview remained its integrity unbiased between fundamentalist and secular critics. Being active in student movements, Heschel has been famous in 1965 for addressing his concern for the Jews during the 1969 General Assembly of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds meeting in Montreal. His 1965 speech has marked in the history of American Jews. It presents the short passage of Heschel's speech regarding the true vision of Jewish mission.
ACCESSION #
39457627

 

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