Pesah: Webinar for Rabbis

Date: Mar 31, 2020 - Mar 31, 2020

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Sponsor: Online Learning for Clergy

Location: Online

Category: Clergy: Continuing Ed

Join JTS for a free webinar for rabbis designed to inspire you in your preparation of Pesah derashot and teaching this year. This program is offered in collaboration with the Rabbinical Assembly.

When, How and Why are We Free? Revisiting the Concept of Herut

This is a year when many of us are having trouble thinking of Pesah as zeman herutenu. What has the term herut meant to our ancestors, and what does and/or can it mean to us now?

Tuesday, March 31, 12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m. Eastern Time

This webinar is presented by Rabbi Eliezer Diamond.

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Rabbi Eliezer Diamond is the Rabbi Judah Nadich Associate Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics at JTS. He is currently writing a volume on prayer that will address the problem of cognitive dissonance for the contemporary worshipper and offer readings of traditional liturgy that use midrashic methodology to find meaning for the modern Jew. He is also editing a commentary on Yerushalmi Pesahim by Dr. Louis Ginzberg (z”l).

For more information, please contact Rabbi Tim Bernard, JTS director of digital learning and engagement: (212) 678-8908 or