First Failures: Falling Apart and Starting Over in the Book of Genesis

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TIMES OF CRISIS AND POSSIBILITY: AN ONLINE SERIES WITH JTS FACULTY AND FELLOWS First Failures: Falling Apart and Starting Over in the Book of Genesis Monday, August 10, 1:00-2:15 p.m. ET The first book of the Torah is filled with stories of crisis, brokenness, disappointments and failure, both human and Divine. What religious meaning can we […]

High Holiday Webinar for Rabbis: Alone and Together: Interpreting the Remote Minyan

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Alone and Together: Interpreting the Remote Minyan Tuesday, August 11, 1:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m. ET Join JTS for a series of free webinars for rabbis designed to inspire you in your preparation of derashot and teaching for this year’s very unusual High Holiday season. This webinar is presented by Rabbi Daniel Nevins. This program is offered in collaboration with the […]

Rashi: Writing a Jewish Bible Commentary in a Christian World

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AN ONLINE MINI-COURSE WITH JTS Three Wednesdays August 12, August 19, August 26 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET For nearly two thousand years, Jews and Christians have argued about the meaning of Hebrew Scripture.  Historical context—and our understanding of it—can transform how we see this debate play out in medieval Jewish biblical interpretation. We will […]

From the Golden Age to Expulsion: Sephardic Jewry Under Cross and Crescent

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ONLINE MINI-COURSE Three Thursdays: August 13, 20, and 27 10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m. ET What was daily life like for the Jews during their almost 1500-year sojourn in the Iberian Peninsula? This course will explore the social and religious aspects of Iberian Jewish life, from its origins in early Roman times, through its development under Islam, […]