Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021

Online online, New York

Online: streaming details TBA. Visit www.geii.org closer to the date for updates. In collaboration with the TIC choirs and other community members, Graymoor Ecumenical & Interreligious Institute will host a virtual liturgy […]

Some Unexpected Stories About Women in the Talmud

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Part of our series "The 'Other' in Jewish Text and Tradition" January 25, 2021, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Although most Talmudic anecdotes feature men, some feature wives, mothers, and […]

Theatre of the Oppressed

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This ministry uses theatre as a means of empowering participants to become actors in movements for social and political change. Originating in Brazil, this technique teaches participants about their power […]

The Questions Jews Ask, The Answers Rabbis Give

Online online, New York

ONLINE MINI-COURSE WITH RABBI MORDY SCHWARTZ Thursdays, January 21, 28 and Feb. 4, 11 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET Responsa are among the oldest and most enduring forms of Jewish literature. We […]

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Other Gods: What the Bible Thinks about Other Nations’ Deities

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OTHER GODS: WHAT THE BIBLE THINKS ABOUT OTHER NATIONS' DEITIES (OR: IS THE BIBLE REALLY MONOTHEISTIC?) February 1, 2021, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET Part of our series "The 'Other' in Jewish Text and Tradition" This session is generously sponsored by the Messer family in memory of Susan Kortsen. The Bible frequently instructs the nation […]

Different But Equal? The Paradox of Chosenness

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DIFFERENT BUT EQUAL WITH DR. ALAN COOPER Part of Our Series "The 'Other' in Jewish Text and Tradition February 8, 2021, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Jewish conceptions of chosenness or election—rooted especially in the language of Exodus 19:5-6—traditionally were hierarchical, often asserting Jewish superiority over others. Such notions run afoul of modern ideas about social justice, typically […]