Prof. Susannah Heschel is the Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies and a member of the Women’s and Gender Studies faculty at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. She is the daughter of the renowned Jewish civil rights activist and spiritual leader Rabbi Abraham Heschel, who is well known for his marching alongside Martin Luther King during the Selma, Alabama protests. The King family regarded her father as “one of the great men of our time.” Susannah edited a collection of Rabbi Heschel’s essential teachings for the Modern Spiritual Masters Series. Her very important publication — “The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany” — is the result of 20 years research into the history of anti-Semitic doctrine within the German Christian movement and Catholic Church in Nazi Germany and details how Christianity was perverted to foment a racist doctrine serving the political ambitions of the Nazi regime.
The National Education Association President, Lily Eskelsen Garcia referred to special needs students as “chronically traded and the medically annoying” hear the unthinkable statement and the backlash that has ensued. Fate saved Kevin Hines after the then 19 year old jumped from the Golden GateBridge and realized the millisecond he leapt over the railing that “it was an instant regret”. Hear how Kevin has accepted that his battle with mental illness will be life long and that his work with national mental health organizations along with his book is helping countless people. Mark also muses about how parents might address speaking with their children about school lock downs and why their needed.
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Beatty talked about Mayor De Blasio and his wife, First Lady McCray’s New York
City mental health initiative, ThriveNYC.
Their plan sets forth 6 principles for achieving long-term mental health changes. Tune in and listen to the programs that have the potential to save millions of lives!
Her guest today was actress Margot Steinberg, who talked about Straight Talking, an equity stage reading about a families reaction to discovering that their son is gay. The readings are on December 7th and 8th at 7 p.m. at 151 West 46th St. In NYC. Admission is FREE.