Jewish Journal

Susannah Heschel

  • How Do We Pass on Our Jewishness?

    March 4, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    All of us struggle with the problem of how to transmit our commitment to Judaism to the next generation. There are all sorts of suggestions -- but no solutions. How do we reproduce ourselves Jewishly?

    I have a passion for Jewishness, for every manifestation of it, from Workmen's...

  • College Ad Misses the Point

    October 24, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    As a historian of Jewish-Christian relations in Germany, and as a professor who has taught at several German universities, hostility toward Jews and Judaism in university settings is certainly nothing new to me.

    Yet the recent New York Times ad condemning anti-Semitism at American...

  • Like Blood for Words

    January 14, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    "He who publicly shames his neighbor is as though he shed blood."

    -- Talmud Baba Mezia 58b

    Americans have been discussing the moral issues of the Starr Report in terms of Christian values. From the perspective of Judaism, however, the terms of the discussion change. Unfortunately,...