Abraham Joshua Heschel: Philosophy and Way of Life in Historical Perspective

Heschel   |   Jews   |   Theology   |   spirituality
Tuesday ,23 December, 2014 to Thursday ,25 December, 2014

An International Conference

Tuesday, 23 December 2014
At the Schechter Institute, 4 Avraham Granot St., Jerusalem

Wednesday-Thursday, 24-25 December 2014
At the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, 43 Jabotinsky St., Jerusalem

In the spirit of Heschel’s approach to tradition and change, the conference aims to deepen the understanding of his theological and spiritual thought, to propose a new and relevant look at his political and social ethics, and to examine the relations, tensions, and disagreements between Jewish groups and streams and between Jews and non-Jews in Israel and the Diaspora.