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This is the first volume of the first biography of Abraham Joshua Heschel, one of the outstanding Jewish thinkers of the twentieth century. Edward K. Kaplan and Samuel H. Dresner trace Heschel’s life from his birth in Warsaw in 1907 to his emigration to the United States in 1940, describing his roots in Hasidic culture, his experiences in Poland and Germany, and his relati ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published March 28th 2007 by Yale University Press (first published May 25th 1998)
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A difficult read but very, very worthwhile. Heschel is a man who truly loved God. A bridge person and a person who treasured Wonder. One of my heroes!
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I cling to his every word.
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