Witnessing

“The essence of Jewish religious thinking does not lie in entertaining a concept of God but in the ability to articulate a memory of moments of illumination by His presence. Israel is not a people of definers but a people of witnesses.” -Abraham Joshua Heschel

Thanks to Jimmy Taber, one of the writers of D’var Tzedek for AJWS, who offered this citation in his post for this week, Parashat Vaetchanan: http://blogs.ajws.org/blog/2011/08/08/dvar-tzedek-parshat-vaetchanan-5771/#3

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