Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Nov 1

A Nice, Jewish Teacher: How American Elementary Education Became “Women’s Work”

Online | Online Learning | Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition Series

In this session, led by Dr. Shira D. Epstein, we will explore the sociocultural and historical forces that have shaped the image of teachers, and how many of the discourses of what makes for an “effective teacher” have endured in Jewish settings. Part of our series, “Six Days Shall You Labor”: Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition.

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Nov 8

Tzohar: The JTS Rabbinical School Virtual Open House

Online | Admissions

Prospective students are invited to join us for a soulful introduction to The Rabbinical School.

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Nov 8

Jewish Work and Jewish Identity in the Middle Ages

Online | Online Learning | Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition Series

Join Georgetown University’s Dr. Jonathan Ray to explore the disconnect between Jewish identity and Jewish work in the medieval world. Part of our series, “Six Days Shall You Labor”: Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition.

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Nov 10

Between the Lines: Abraham Joshua Heschel: A Life of Radical Amazement

Online | Book Talks | Library Events

Join author and historian Julian E. Zelizer when he talks about his book, Abraham Joshua Heschel: A Life of Radical Amazement, which chronicles the life of Heschel as a symbol of the fight to make progressive Jewish values relevant in the secular world.

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Nov 15

If There Is No Bread, There Is No Torah: The Other Careers of the Talmudic Rabbis

Online | Online Learning | Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition Series

If one cannot make a living learning Torah, how should we balance Torah with more mundane concerns? Dr. Rachel Rosenthal explores that question and more. Part of our series, “Six Days Shall You Labor”: Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition.

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