JTS in the Berkshires Summer 2024—Session II

Date: Aug 09, 2024

Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sponsor: JTS Learning in Your Community

Location: Massachusetts

Category: Community Courses JTS in the Berkshires

Session II: Living With Uncertainty: Truth and Doubt in Rabbinic Literature 

Friday, August 9, 2024
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  

Shakespeare & Company 
Elayne P. Bernstein Theater 
70 Kemble Street 
Lenox, Massachusetts 

With Dr. Sarah Wolf, Assistant Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics, JTS 

How do we recognize the truth when we see it? And what do we do when the certainty we desire simply isn’t possible? This talk will explore how the rabbis of the Mishnah and Talmud grappled with these timeless problems, and what their wisdom can offer us today. 

Tickets: $15 per session 

Questions: Contact Alisa Braun at (212) 678-8819 or sabraun@jtsa.edu

Presented in partnership with Knesset Israel and in cooperation with the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires.  

Session I is July 12: The first session of JTS in the Berkshires 2024 is Nine Months Later: New Frameworks for Confronting Contemporary Antisemitism with Dr. Shuly Rubin Schwartz, Chancellor and Irving Lehrman Research Professor of American Jewish History, JTS 

Session III is August 23: The second session of JTS in the Berkshires 2024 is What if the Torah is Forgotten? On the History of an Idea and the Legacy of the Rabbis with Dr. Yitz Landes, Assistant Professor of Rabbinic Literatures and Cultures, JTS