Abraham Joshua Heschel, Eight Candles of Consciousness: Essays on Jewish Nonviolence (Yonassan Gershom, 2009), p. 62.
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Racism is man’s gravest threat to man—-the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.
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Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. Why do you think Heschel says racism is man’s gravest threat?

2. How do you define racism in the context of this quote?

3. Do you agree with Heschel?

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Time Period: Contemporary (The Yom Kippur War until the present-day)