Susannah Heschel is the Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. Her scholarship focuses on Jewish-Christian relations in Germany during the 19th and 20th centuries, the history of biblical scholarship, and the history of anti-Semitism. Her numerous publications include Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus, which won a National Jewish Book Award, The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany, and Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: Essays of Abraham Joshua Heschel. The recipient of several honorary doctorates, she has also taught at Southern Methodist University and Case Western Reserve University, and received her PhD in religious studies from the University of Pennsylvania. Currently she is a Guggenheim Fellow and is writing a book on the history of European Jewish scholarship on Islam. In 2015 she was elected a member of the American Society for the Study of Religion. She lives in Newton and enjoys davening at Temple Reyim. Professor Heschel will teach about her father, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.
Please join us for services starting at 9:30 AM. Professor Heschel’s talk will begin at 1:00 PM following kiddush.
Event Location: Temple Reyim
1860 Washington St, Newton, Massachusetts, 02466
1860 Washington St
Newton, MA 02466