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Susannah Heschel    

Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College and AuthorKnown for "Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus"

Susannah Heschel is Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College, and the author of numerous books and articles, including "Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus" (University of Chicago Press) and "The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany" (Princeton University Press). She is also the editor of "Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: Essays of Abraham Joshua Heschel (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)."

Currently she holds a Guggenheim Fellowship and is writing a book on the history of European Jewish scholarship on Islam from the 1830s to the 1930s.

In 2011-12 she was a Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, and she has also held a Scholar’s Grant in Islamic Studies from the Carnegie Foundation, a personal grant from the Ford Foundation and a Rockefeller Fellowship at the National Humanities Center. She is a member of the Beirat of the Zentrum juedische Studien in Berlin and an elected member of the American Society for the Study of Religions. She has been a visiting professor at universities in Princeton, Edinburgh, Frankfurt and Cape Town, and she is the recipient of four honorary doctorates.

She is currently writing a book on the history of European Jewish scholarship on Islam.

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Susannah Heschel, author of an early seminal book on Jewish feminism, an academic and the daughter of pre-eminent scholar Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel ...

When We Marched Together in Selma – Forward.com

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