High Holidays: Webinar for Rabbis

Date: Aug 30, 2017 - Aug 30, 2017

Time: Noon - 1:15 p.m.

Sponsor: Holidays | Online Learning for Clergy

Location: Online

Category: Clergy: Continuing Ed Holidays & Prayer

Join JTS for a free webinar for rabbis designed to inspire you in your preparation of High Holidays derashot and teaching this year.

This webinar is presented by JTS Social Justice Fellow Ruth Messinger.


What is the role of a rabbi in these (and other) challenging times? What are the arguments for and against speaking out on contemporary issues? And how can this work be done most effectively?

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Ruth Messinger is the inaugural Finkelstein Institute Social Justice Fellow at JTS. A renowned advocate and social change visionary, she served as the president of the American Jewish World Service and was previously a New York City Council member and Manhattan Borough president. She continues her work on behalf of AJWS as global ambassador, and as social justice activist-in-residence at JCC Manhattan.

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