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On Monday, January 30, JTS will launch its new spring learning series, entitled “The Space In-Between: Thresholds and Borders in Jewish Life and Thought.” Join JTS scholars to delve into the idea of liminality—the time or space in between—which we encounter often in Jewish ritual, identity, law, and life.
JTS and the world of Judaic studies have lost a towering scholar and a beloved colleague and teacher with the death of Dr. Menaham Schmelzer, the Albert B. and Bernice Cohen Professor Emeritus of Medieval Hebrew Literature and Jewish Bibliography.