The great rabbi decried the antipathy for old age and the trivialization of retirement. He urged America to do better.
The sacrificial system teaches that coming nearer to God requires coming nearer to each other.
Balancing between the importance of Jewish behavior and the meaning that Jews find in those behaviors creates a productive tension that defines Jewish life.
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Heschel aimed, through his writing and teaching, to shock modern people out of complacency and into a spiritual dimension
How the balance of keva (routine) and kavanah (intention) inform Judaism and the thought of Abraham Joshua Heschel.