Abraham Joshua Heschel

Rabbi, Founding Figure

1907 – 1972

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Who was Abraham Joshua Heschel?

Abraham Joshua Heschel was a Polish-born American rabbi and one of the leading Jewish theologians and Jewish philosophers of the 20th century.

Famous Quotes:

  • We are closer to God when we are asking questions than when we think we have the answers
  • Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.

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Born
Jan 11, 1907
Warsaw
Also known as
  • Abraham Heschel
  • Abraham Joseph Heschel
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
  • Poles
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Humboldt University of Berlin
Died
Dec 23, 1972
United States of America

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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