OUR GALA WAS A BEAUTIFUL CELEBRATION!
Thursday, January 13, 2022
THE SYNAGOGUE COUNCIL GALA
January 13, 2022
Featuring keynote speaker,
Dr. Susannah Heschel
HESHCHEL ON HESCHEL:
Abraham Joshua Heschel on Jewish Education
The Curriculum: From Hasidism to Racism--
What to Teach, How to Teach--
Transforming Teaching into Inspiration--
From Textbooks to Text People
Dr. Susannah Heschel is the Eli M. Black Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College, where she is also chair of its very lively and distinguished Jewish Studies program. She writes about German Jewish history, including a book on Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus, and a book on Protestant theologians in Nazi Germany who supported Hitler, The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany. She has also edited several collections of her father’s writings, including Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity. She is a Guggenheim fellow and has won numerous awards and grants. In November she received her fifth honorary doctorate, this one from a university in Switzerland.
Honoring Our Heroic Educators
Our educators, teachers of Torah (all things Jewish), have nourished our minds and kept our Jewish souls alive—they have sustained us all during this most unusual time. We are abundantly grateful to them!