“The beginning of our happiness lies in the understanding that life without wonder is not worth living. What we lack is not a will to believe but a will to wonder.”
God in Search of Man, 1955

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He shot an arrow into thinking about religion; it wasn’t just about don’t do this, do that, but instead make yourself open to the amazement of the world.

Rabbi Michael Graetz

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This framework - inspired by Heschel's radical amazement with the world in its entirety - is most likely why I became the person I am today.

Sofia Freudenstein

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I 'met' Rabbi Heschel in 1987, when the prison rabbi where I was incarcerated, Rabbi Mel Silverman, introduced me.

Rabbi Mark Borovitz

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How could one ever top an invitation from a brilliant scholar, my most unforgettable professor?

Rabbi Moshe Pomerantz 

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But for that which is more real than the material world, Heschel showed me the path on which to walk.

Dr. Peter Saulson