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Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel & the God of the Prophets

Date: Monday, November 27, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Location:

Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street
Falls Church, VA 22043
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Mondays, November 27–December 18 (4 weeks)
(snow make-up date Jan. 22)
1pm–2:30pm

Instructor: John Rybicki, Biblical scholar and historian 

Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907–1972) was one of the most distinctive, prophetic, and influential Jewish religious scholars in the U.S. Descended from two lines of important Hasidic families, Heschel constructed an original modern philosophy of religion incorporating themes from traditional Jewish streams of mysticism and prophetism. His philosophy was one of action as well as ideas; he was an outspoken opponent to the Vietnam War and a strong advocate for equal rights for African Americans, marching with Martin Luther King and playing an active role in the civil rights movement. With biblical scholar John Rybicki as our guide, we will delve into this legendary figure’s unique understanding of man’s relation to God. 

Fee:       $48/ $36 J members and Temple Rodef Shalom
                members* 

Code:    #8488
*PROMO CODE FOR TRS MEMBERS: TRSMEM3
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