Inspiring the Jewish World

Inspiring the Jewish World

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Recent News

Spring 2023 Learning Series

Spring 2023 Learning Series

Jan 18, 2023

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.

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JTS Remembers Professor Menahem Schmelzer

JTS Remembers Professor Menahem Schmelzer

Dec 13, 2022

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. 

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Upcoming Events

Feb 7

Between the Lines: We Are Not One

Online | Book Talks| Library Events| Online Learning

Fights about the fate of the state of Israel, and the Zionist movement that gave birth to it, have long been a staple of both Jewish and American political culture. Historian Eric Alterman traces this debate from its 19th-century origins to today in his latest book We Are Not One.

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