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Registration opens at 8 am.  Learning Sessions (detailed below) run from 9 am - 4:45 pm.  Grand Finale Concert runs 5-6:30 pm.

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Sunday, December 8 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Why Amazement Matters: Abraham Joshua Heschel's Vision of Theology, Spirituality, and Ethics

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According to Abraham Joshua Heschel, the spiritual life begins with wonder. In fact, Heschel argues that the greatest danger the modern world faces is our loss of wonder. Why is that? Why is amazement so important, and why does Heschel think it has the power to save us?

This session made possible by a grant from the Covenant Foundation.

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Shai Held

Shai Held is Co-Founder, Dean, and Chair in Jewish Thought at Mechon Hadar. Previously, he was Scholar-in-Residence at Kehilat Hadar in New York and Director of Education at Harvard Hillel. A rabbi and history Ph.D., he has taught at JTS, Drisha, Me'ah, CJP, and the Wexner Fellowship Program. His book, Abraham Joshua Heschel: The Call of Transcendence, has just appeared. ITALICS He was a 2011 Covenant Award winner for excellence in Jewish... Read More →


Sunday December 8, 2013 10:15am - 11:15am
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