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Inspiring the Jewish World

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Recent News

New Library Exhibit on Jewish Marriage

New Library Exhibit on Jewish Marriage

May 26, 2022

“To Build a New Home: Celebrating the Jewish Wedding” illustrates the evolution of Jewish marriage practices with rare materials from the 12th century to the present day.

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Upcoming Events

Jul 29

JTS in the Berkshires: Summer 2022

Massachusetts | Community Courses| JTS in the Berkshires

“Get Thee to a Nunnery”: JTS Professor Marjorie Lehman explores how Hamlet’s famous words to Ophelia help us think about the Rabbis use of the term zonah (harlot).

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Jun 27

Telling Difficult Stories

Online | Livestream| Public Lectures & Events| Stories and Storytelling

Philip Roth’s “Operation Shylock” gives expression to discomforts in Diaspora identities vis-à-vis Israel during the First Intifada. Join Dr. David Kraemer in exploring Roth’s recounting of the conflicts of this time, as Jews asked questions that are as pertinent today as they were then.

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Jul 13

Biblical Hebrew Workshop

Online | Jewish Education| Online Learning

Develop your skills in translating passages of the Tanakh independently with our Biblical Hebrew Workshop, a follow-up to the Jumpstart your Biblical Hebrew course.

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