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Tag: Abraham Joshua Heschel
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Abraham Joshua Heschel, the renowned 20th century philosopher, understood that gaining “control of the world of space” is one of the main tasks of humankind. The result of the conquest of space is “technical civilization.” But, Heschel argued, “(l)ife goes wrong when the...
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There is a famous picture taken in Selma, Ala., in 1965 at the site of a historic civil rights march for voter registration.
Abraham Joshua Heschel is marching in line with Martin Luther King Jr. and a number of other key civil rights demonstrators. At the end of the demonstration,...
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Abraham Joshua Heschel said that he prayed for one thing: the giftof wonder. He prayed for astonishment, for the capacity to besurprised. As he wrote, "I try not to be stale. I try to remainyoung. I have one talent, and that is the capacity to be tremendouslysurprised at life and at...
Eden Memorial Park settles lawsuit in $80.5 million deal
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Obama warns Russia against intervention in Ukraine
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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks spends a weekend in L.A. envisioning the Jewish future
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Maryland school bus strikes, kills Holocaust survivor
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State Dept. Israel report focuses on Bedouin
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Johansson in post-SodaStream interview: I am not a role model
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