Abraham Joshua Heschel, my father, was a Dreamer. My father was grateful every day of his life for the United States.
The elimination of Abraham Joshua Heschel from the film ‘Selma’ erases one of the central accomplishments of the civil rights movement — its inclusiveness. The rabbi’s daughter explains why.
Putting an orange on the Seder plate recognizes the contributions of women. Susannah Heschel, who originated the tradition, spits out the seeds to repudiate misogyny and homophobia.