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Enroll now in “Educating with the End in Mind: Curriculum for Teaching Sacred Te…

Enroll now in “Educating with the End in Mind: Curriculum for Teaching Sacred Text”: a special July 3-credit summer course at the William Davidson School. During online interactive workshops, you’ll explore how standards for Tanakh and Rabbincs serve as lenses for teaching sacred texts and learn to create curriculum for teaching biblical and rabbinic literature while engaging>>>

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As a senior program manager at Foundation for Jewish Camp and a distance learnin…

As a senior program manager at Foundation for Jewish Camp and a distance learning student, Jill chose to study at the William Davidson School because “as a working professional, the online program has allowed me to immediately put my learning into practice, reflect with peers with diverse perspectives, and to integrate the learning for myself and those I impact through my work. Learn more>>>

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“The William Davidson School embodies everything that I’m looking for in order t…

“The William Davidson School embodies everything that I’m looking for in order to be a successful Jewish educator: Torah learning, Hebrew, and customized Jewish pedagogy. The intentional focus on developing skills, understanding, and knowledge in these three areas is the reason why this is the right place for me.” Learn more about our programs. #linkinbioby jtsvoice

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Rabbi Sarah Krinsky (KS, RS) from Adas Israel Congregation in Washington DC and …

Rabbi Sarah Krinsky (KS, RS) from Adas Israel Congregation in Washington DC and Rabbi Daniel Novick (DS, RS), incoming George Mason University Hillel executive director, challenge you to help JTS raise $49,000 in 49 days in support of student scholarships so that we can create the next generation of Jewish leaders. Give to the Sefirat Ha’Omer Challenge. #JTSOmerChallenge #linkinbioby jtsvoice

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Don’t miss Professor David Kraemer TODAY at 6:00 p.m. ET as he teaches our last …

Don’t miss Professor David Kraemer TODAY at 6:00 p.m. ET as he teaches our last Day of Learning session: “Counting to 50: The Omer, the Jubilee, and the Magic of Jewish Numbers.” Fifty, or 7 X 7 + 1, is a little recognized magic Jewish number, present not only in the counting of the Omer but also in the Jubilee cycle. Indeed, there is an ancient Jewish book, the Book of Jubilees, that>>>

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Rabbi Jan Uhrbach teaches TODAY at 4:00 p.m. ET about “50 Ways to Leave Mitzrayi…

Rabbi Jan Uhrbach teaches TODAY at 4:00 p.m. ET about “50 Ways to Leave Mitzrayim”. The story we tell at the Passover seder creates the impression of a miraculous midnight redemption—one minute we’re slaves, the next we’re free. But is that really how meaningful change happens? The hasidic tradition offers a “counter” narrative: leaving Egypt was but the first>>>

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Rabbi Burt Visotzky asks “What Exactly Did God Say at Mt. Sinai?” in his session…

Rabbi Burt Visotzky asks “What Exactly Did God Say at Mt. Sinai?” in his session TODAY at 2 p.m. ET as part of our Day of Learning. We will survey the range of rabbinic opinions on what happened when we all stood at Sinai to receive the Torah. You might be surprised at how differently people remember what took place then. What do YOU remember? It’s the 25th day of the Omer and we’re>>>

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Don’t miss Rabbi Julia Andelman TODAY at 12:00 p.m. ET. She’ll be teaching “Turn…

Don’t miss Rabbi Julia Andelman TODAY at 12:00 p.m. ET. She’ll be teaching “Turning Wheat into Bread: A Tale of Two Torahs.” as part of our Day of Learning. Judaism as we know it derives not from the Bible but from the creativity of the Rabbis. How did the Rabbis understand the connection between the religion they developed and the Torah received at Sinai?Join us at 12:00 p.m>>>

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Join Rabbi Matt Berkowitz TODAY at 10:00 AM ET for his session “Coercive Consent…

Join Rabbi Matt Berkowitz TODAY at 10:00 AM ET for his session “Coercive Consent?: Understanding the Moment of Revelation at Sinai” as part of the Sefirat Ha’Omer Day of Learning and Giving. To what extent did we have free choice in the acceptance of Torah and Revelation at Mt Sinai? It’s the 25th day of the Omer and we’re giving you outstanding JTS learning all day long>>>

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Reva Pearlstein’s father was ordained at JTS in 1945. His mentor, Dr. Simon Gree…

Reva Pearlstein’s father was ordained at JTS in 1945. His mentor, Dr. Simon Greenberg, who was part of the JTS administration, taught him that the Jewish community has a moral imperative to pay it forward to create the next generation of Jewish leaders. That’s why Reva continues to support JTS a generation later. Help JTS raise $49,000 in 49 days in support of student scholarships. Partner with>>>

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Dangerous Religious Ideas: The Deep Roots of Self-Critical Faith in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Scholar and author Rabbi Rachel S. Mikva of Chicago Theological Seminary discusses her book, Dangerous Religious Ideas: The Deep Roots of Self-Critical Faith in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In Dangerous Religious Ideas, Rabbi Mikva argues all religious ideas are dangerous—not only those we might consider extremist, but even those that stand at the heart of faith. Because most religious>>>

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Oheb Shalom Congregation in South Orange, NJ thrives because of the oustanding l…

Oheb Shalom Congregation in South Orange, NJ thrives because of the oustanding leadership of Cantor Erica Lippitz, a H. L. Miller Cantorial School alum. She’s challenging you to help JTS raise $49,000 in 49 days in support of student scholarships. Partner with us to create the next generation of Jewish leaders. Give to the Sefirat Ha’Omer Challenge. #JTSOmerChallenge #linkinbioby jtsvoice

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Temple Emanu-El of Closter, NJ, flourishes because of the oustanding leadership …

Temple Emanu-El of Closter, NJ, flourishes because of the oustanding leadership of three distinguished JTS alumni, Rabbi David-Seth Kirshner, Rabbi Jeremy Fineberg, and Rabbi Jeremy Ruberg. They’re challenging you to help JTS raise $49,000 in 49 days in support of student scholarships. Partner with us to create the next generation of Jewish leaders. Give to the Sefirat Ha’Omer Challenge>>>

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Tonight at 7:00 p.m. ET, join cantorial student Eliana Kissner for an exciting e…

Tonight at 7:00 p.m. ET, join cantorial student Eliana Kissner for an exciting evening of music and spirit as she shares her talents and her vision for the 21st century cantorate. This is the third of three virtual recitals presented this year to celebrate the work of the graduating class as they complete their studies at the H. L. Miller Cantorial School. #linkinbioby jtsvoice

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