Jeremiah: The Prophet and The Book

Online online, New York

AN ONLINE MINI-COURSE WITH DR. ROBERT HARRIS Tuesdays February 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, April 6; 7:00-9:00 p.m. ET   This course will introduce you to both "Jeremiah, the Book" and "Jeremiah, the prophet."  We will assess the entirety of the book in a general way, but primarily focus on selected key texts. The class […]

Legislating Pain and Suffering: Difficult Emotions in Rabbinic Law

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AN ONLINE MINI-COURSE WITH DR. SARAH WOLF Wednesdays March 10, 17, 24 at 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET  Does a legal system have an obligation to acknowledge and perhaps protect its subjects from painful emotions? And if so, how can legislators define or quantify our private, subjective experiences? In this three-part series, we will explore how the […]

Grace Notes

Zoom, NY

Join us every Wednesday at 7:00 pm ET for Grace Notes, a midweek online gathering for inspiration, renewal, introspection, and reflection. Click here for the link to join

When Jews Made Fellow Jews ‘Other’: Hasidism and its Opponents

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Part of Our Series "The 'Other' in Jewish Text and Tradition" March 15, 2021, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET The Hasidim, followers of the Ba’al Shem Tov and his spiritual heirs, emerged in the 18th century with controversial ideas related to Jewish practice and belief. While Hasidim coexisted peacefully with non-Hasidim in many communities, the Mitnagdim ("opponents") […]