Susannah Heschel Travels to Poland

Susannah Heschel, a professor of Jewish studies at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, spoke in Lublin at the inauguration of the center named after her father, a well-known rabbi and scholar in the United States, who had fled Poland just before the Nazi invasion of the country. With the Holocaust, she said, "Judaism in Poland was nearly destroyed, but its spirit was preserved in my father's writings."
She expressed her hope that the center would encourage research and excellence in teaching, but "above all, cultivate a new spirit of awe at the holiness of different faiths."

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