JTS at Limmud 2019

Date: Feb 17, 2019 - Feb 18, 2019

Sponsor: JTS Learning in Your Community

Location: New York City

Category: JTS in Your Community

Limmud NY 2019

Join hundreds of Jews of all ages and backgrounds for the annual festival celebrating the rich diversity of Jewish culture, life, and learning through art, music, text study, film, hands-on workshops, performances and more.

Several JTS faculty will be at this year’s event, including: 

  • Dr. David Fishman, Professor of Jewish History: “The Book Smugglers of the Vilna Ghetto: A Metaphor for the Struggle for Jewish Continuity”
  • Dr. Amy Kalmanofsky, Dean of Albert A. List College of Jewish Studies and Blanche and Romie Shapiro Associate Professor of Bible: “God-talk and the Torah”
  • Dr. Benjamin D. Sommer, Professor of Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages: “Why Do We Find Prayer So Hard?”
  • Dr. Abigail Uhrman, Assistant Professor of Jewish Education at the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education: Panel discussion “Is Inclusion Always Best For a Child with Special Needs?” 
  • Dr. Jeffrey S. Kress, Dr. Bernard Heller Chair in Jewish Education at the Davidson School: facilitator of a special session for Jewish educators 
  • Dr. Michal Raucher, JTS fellow and assistant professor of Jewish studies, Rutgers University, will be moderating a panel: “Expanding the Canon: Transforming Judaism in the 21st Century”

Sunday, February 17 – Monday, February 18, 2019

See conference schedule and register

Congregation Rodeph Sholom
7 West 83rd Street
New York, NY