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Heschel Center, Inc.
•his year, as your family sits down around the seder table, we invite you to consider the traditional Pesach story from a fresh new perspective. Our namesake and never-ending source of inspiration, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, was an avid proponent of social justice. An ordained Rabbi and theologian, a teacher of Jewish values and mysticism, and an activist in the Civil Rights movement of the 1960's, Heschel's words live on forever in his numerous works.

•n honor of this esteemed man, and within the framework of a journey to freedom, members of the Heschel Center's extensive network have compiled a number of interesting essays to supplement your Haggadah this Pesach.
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In honor of this esteemed man, and within the framework of a journey to freedom, members of the Heschel Center's extensive network have compiled a number of interesting essays to supplement your Haggadah this Pesach. Enjoy a free download here to take some time to consider how Rabbi A.J. Heschel's words rung true when he wrote them, and how they are applicable both to the stories of our past and the troubles of our present. Should you find our supplement thought-provoking, we urge you to share these thoughts at your seder table this year!

We offer a great thank you to those who contributed to the production of this supplement, our writers and staff who put everything together. Please consider making an $18 donation or more to support the production of this supplement and to help the Heschel Center work towards ourvision of a more sustainable Israel.