Jewish Theological Seminary

Biblical Hebrew Advanced Seminar: The Book of Ruth

From: 2022-10-19 1:0 PM
To: 2022-10-19 2:30 PM

Guided Tour of The Jews of Corfu: Between the Adriatic and the Ionian

From: 2022-09-22 11:0 AM
To: 2022-09-22 12:0 PM

Between the Lines: The Book of Revolutions

From: 2022-09-20 7:30 PM
To: 2022-09-20 8:30 PM

Elul: A Journey Toward Repentance III

From: 2022-09-14 8:0 PM
To: 2022-09-14 9:0 PM

High Holiday Webinar: Bridging Dust and Divinity in the Days of Awe

From: 2022-09-19 1:0 PM
To: 2022-09-19 2:30 PM

High Holiday Webinar: The Journey Toward Repentance and Forgiveness

From: 2022-09-12 1:0 PM
To: 2022-09-12 2:30 PM

Peretz/Kafka/Chagall: A Jewish Modernist Triptych

From: 2022-09-08 6:30 PM
To: 2022-09-08 8:0 PM

Opening Event: New Exhibit on The Jews of Corfu

From: 2022-09-07 5:0 PM
To: 2022-09-07 8:0 PM

High Holiday Webinar for Rabbis: Hineni: A Traveler’s Prayer

From: 2022-08-29 1:0 PM
To: 2022-08-29 2:15 PM

The Stories That Objects Tell

From: 2022-08-22 1:0 PM
To: 2022-08-22 2:30 PM

Alexander, Was He Great?

From: 2022-08-15 1:0 PM
To: 2022-08-15 2:30 PM

High Holiday Webinar for Rabbis: The Complexity of Memory During the Yamim Noraim

From: 2022-08-10 1:0 PM
To: 2022-08-10 2:15 PM

The Protest Literature of Mizrahi Writers

From: 2022-08-08 1:0 PM
To: 2022-08-08 2:30 PM

Abortion, Beyond Law

From: 2022-08-02 7:45 PM
To: 2022-08-02 9:40 PM

What Six Very Short Stories in the Babylonian Talmud Tell Us About Jewish Law and Life

From: 2022-08-01 1:0 PM
To: 2022-08-01 2:30 PM

A Jewish Doctor in Medieval Spain and His Demon

From: 2022-07-25 1:0 PM
To: 2022-07-25 2:30 PM

A Contemporary, Philosophical Reading of the Sacrifice of Isaac

From: 2022-07-18 1:0 PM
To: 2022-07-18 2:30 PM

Biblical Hebrew Workshop

From: 2022-07-13 1:0 PM
To: 2022-07-13 2:15 PM

How Jewish Storytelling Shapes the Religious Imagination

From: 2022-07-11 1:0 PM
To: 2022-07-11 2:30 PM

Telling Difficult Stories

From: 2022-06-27 1:0 PM
To: 2022-06-27 2:30 PM

(Far From) All About Eve

From: 2022-06-20 1:0 PM
To: 2022-06-20 2:30 PM

JTS Library Exhibit: To Build A New Home: Celebrating Jewish Weddings

From: 2022-06-08 10:0 AM
To: 2022-06-08 5:0 PM

The Center for Pastoral Education Benefit Luncheon

From: 2022-06-01 12:0 PM
To: 2022-06-01 2:0 PM

Jewish Theology in America, Today and Tomorrow

From: 2022-05-23 2:0 PM
To: 2022-05-23 3:30 PM

Resilience in the Face of the Crusades

From: 2022-05-17 8:0 PM
To: 2022-05-17 9:0 PM

JTS Commencement Exercises and Ordination

From: 2022-05-19 10:30 AM
To: 2022-05-19 5:0 PM

Watering the Soul in Times of Faith and Doubt

From: 2022-05-16 2:0 PM
To: 2022-05-16 3:30 PM

Reaching for the Heavens: The Music of Composer Gerald Cohen

From: 2022-05-10 7:30 PM
To: 2022-05-10 9:30 PM

Between the Lines: From Jerusalem to Delhi, through Persia

From: 2022-05-09 7:30 PM
To: 2022-05-09 9:0 PM

The Gender of God in Ancient Israel

From: 2022-05-02 2:0 PM
To: 2022-05-02 3:30 PM

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

From: 2022-05-03 8:0 PM
To: 2022-05-03 9:0 PM

Dissent and Tolerance in Jewish History

From: 2022-05-04 10:30 AM
To: 2022-05-04 11:30 AM

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

From: 2022-05-09 2:0 PM
To: 2022-05-09 3:30 PM

Turn It and Turn It Again: An Introduction to Midrash

From: 2022-04-28 12:0 PM
To: 2022-04-28 1:15 PM

Between the Lines: Hélène Jawhara Piñer

From: 2022-04-27 1:0 PM
To: 2022-04-27 2:0 PM

Writing Jewish: A Discussion with Nicole Krauss and Joshua Cohen

From: 2022-04-25 7:0 PM
To: 2022-04-25 8:0 PM

It Could Happen Here

From: 2022-04-25 8:0 PM
To: 2022-04-25 9:0 PM

Introduction to the Talmudic Argument

From: 2022-04-27 12:0 PM
To: 2022-04-27 1:15 PM

Jumpstart Your Biblical Hebrew

From: 2022-04-27 1:0 PM
To: 2022-04-27 2:15 PM

Because You Hear the Prayers of Your People Israel in Mercy

From: 2022-04-25 2:0 PM
To: 2022-04-25 3:30 PM

Writing Jewish: A Discussion with Nicole Krauss and Joshua Cohen

From: 2022-04-25 7:0 PM
To: 2022-04-25 8:0 PM

It Could Happen Here

From: 2022-04-25 8:0 PM
To: 2022-04-25 9:0 PM

Voices of Jerusalem

From: 2022-04-11 1:0 PM
To: 2022-04-11 2:15 PM

Jewish Community Voices from Ukraine

From: 2022-04-07 12:0 PM
To: 2022-04-07 1:15 PM

The Still, Small Voice: A Journalist and Her Rabbi on Regaining Intimate, Authentic Conversation

From: 2022-04-06 7:0 PM
To: 2022-04-06 8:30 PM

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

From: 2022-04-06 7:0 PM
To: 2022-04-06 8:30 PM

Debate Among the Prophets: Isaiah vs. Jeremiah

From: 2022-04-05 8:0 PM
To: 2022-04-05 9:0 PM

Spiritual Audacity: The Abraham Joshua Heschel Story

From: 2022-04-04 7:0 PM
To: 2022-04-04 9:0 PM

Mandatory Fun: The Commandment of Joy

From: 2022-04-04 2:0 PM
To: 2022-04-04 3:30 PM

The Future of Catholic-Jewish Relations

From: 2022-03-31 1:0 PM
To: 2022-03-31 2:30 PM

Hate on Trial: The Charlottesville Case

From: 2022-03-30 7:30 PM
To: 2022-03-30 9:0 PM

Divine Rage

From: 2022-03-28 2:0 PM
To: 2022-03-28 3:30 PM

JTS at the 2022 Jewish University for a Day

From: 2022-03-27 9:15 AM
To: 2022-03-27 4:30 PM

Loneliness as a Spiritual Crisis

From: 2022-03-21 2:0 PM
To: 2022-03-21 3:30 PM

Staged Reading of “The Spanish Prayer Book”

From: 2022-03-20 3:0 PM
To: 2022-03-20 5:0 PM

Compassion and Love in Jewish Mystical Sources

From: 2022-03-14 2:0 PM
To: 2022-03-14 3:30 PM

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

From: 2022-03-07 2:0 PM
To: 2022-03-07 3:30 PM
The Protest Literature Of Mizrahi Writers • Morningside Area Alliance
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The Protest Literature of Mizrahi Writers

With Dr. Beverly Bailis, Adjunct Associate Professor of Jewish Literature

We will discuss protest literature written by different generations of Mizrahi writers and examine how these literary works give voice to these writers’ experience in Israeli society, from the Great Immigration in the 1950s to today. In particular, we will consider how the stories these writers tell engage with the past and traditional Jewish texts, while also looking transnationally to the stories of other cultures and communities, including Palestinians and African Americans, to articulate the complexity of Mizrahi identity in the current historical moment. Writers under discussion will include Ronny Someck, Almog Behar, and Adi Keissar.

Please register for the Stories and Storytelling series in order to receive the Zoom link for this series. Once you register for the Stories and Storytelling series, your registration admits you to all sessions in this series, and you may attend as many sessions as you’d like. 

ABOUT DR. BEVERLY BAILIS

Dr. Beverly Bailis is adjunct associate professor of Jewish Literature at JTS. She received her PhD in Hebrew Literature from JTS and her MA in Jewish Civilization from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She specializes in modern Hebrew, Jewish literature, and gender studies. She has taught at Brooklyn College, the Women’s League for Conservative Judaism, the JCC in Manhattan, and other adult education programs in New York City. She has published in Prooftexts and elsewhere, and one of her most recent articles, “Reading the Poetry of Mahmoud Darwish in the Transnational Classroom” appeared in the volume Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict in the College Classroom, published by Wayne State Press in 2019. She is currently a co-editor, along with David Stern, of the forthcoming book, American Hebraist: Essays on Modern Hebrew and Jewish Literature and Literary Culture by Alan Mintz. This anthology is in honor of her former dissertation advisor at JTS, Dr. Alan Mintz (z”l).

ABOUT THE SERIES

Stories and Storytelling

Join JTS scholars to explore a selection of stories drawn from ancient, rabbinic, medieval, and modern Jewish literature. We will consider the power of shared stories and how they transmit values, norms, culture, and information, bringing Jews together across time and space.

Date

Aug 08 2022
Expired!

Time

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Formats (virtual, in person, hybrid)

Virtual

Venue

Online
online

Organizer

Jewish Theological Seminary
Website
http://www.jtsa.edu/