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JTS Commencement Exercises and Ordination

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Watering the Soul in Times of Faith and Doubt

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The Gender of God in Ancient Israel

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“I Shall Not Fear”: Liturgy, Emotional Honesty, and Resilience

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Dissent and Tolerance in Jewish History

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Does Faith Matter?: The Ancient Jewish Debate About Faith and Mitzvot

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Turn It and Turn It Again: An Introduction to Midrash

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Because You Hear the Prayers of Your People Israel in Mercy

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Talking Points: Can Journalists and Clergy Offer Wisdom About Our Public Discourse?

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Debate Among the Prophets: Isaiah vs. Jeremiah

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Spiritual Audacity: The Abraham Joshua Heschel Story

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Mandatory Fun: The Commandment of Joy

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The Future of Catholic-Jewish Relations

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Divine Rage

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Loneliness as a Spiritual Crisis

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Staged Reading of “The Spanish Prayer Book”

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Compassion and Love in Jewish Mystical Sources

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The “Burning Heart”: From the Book of Jeremiah to the Metropolitan Opera

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The “Burning Heart”: From the Book of Jeremiah to the Metropolitan Opera

Part of our spring learning series, The Power of Emotion: Judaism and the Inner Life

March 7, 2022, 2:00–3:30 p.m. ET
Online

THIS SESSION IS GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY YALE ASBELL, JTS TRUSTEE

Learn how you can sponsor a Monday learning session. Contact learninglives@jtsa.edu.

In Jeremiah 20:9, the prophet compares the divine word to “a burning fire in my heart, shut up in my bones.” This powerful image of irresistible passion constrained has long been interpreted in both positive and negative ways. Join Dr. Alan Cooper to examine how the image has been used by Jewish authors and also glance at the way it has come to prominence as the title of both Charles M. Blow’s memoir and Terence Blanchard’s pioneering opera based on the memoir.

If you have previously registered for another session in this series, your registration admits you to all sessions in the series, and you may attend as many as you’d like. 

Note: The Zoom link for this session will be in the confirmation email that you will receive after you register. 

ABOUT THE SERIES

Joy. Grief. Anger. Shame. Love. Emotional experience is often at the center of our lives. Join us for sessions that explore perceptions of emotions in Jewish texts and offer surprising and useful insights for understanding the feelings that make up our inner worlds.

Did you know that you can sponsor a learning session to honor a loved one, celebrate an occasion, or commemorate a yahrzeit? To learn more, contact learninglives@jtsa.edu.