In this talk from acclaimed author and intellectual Susannah Heschel, we explore the themes of human rights and dignity within Jewish religious texts, and how they relate to the modern human experience.
Susannah Heschel is the Eli Black Professor and chair of the Jewish Studies Program at Dartmouth College. She is the author of “Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus” and “The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany” as well as numerous edited volumes, including “Insider/Outsider: American Jews and Multiculturalism” and “Betrayal: German Churches and the Holocaust,”
and over 100 articles.
This talk is presented as part of Charter Oak Cultural Center’s 13th Annual Celebration of Jewish Arts and Culture, in partnership with the UConn Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life.