Rebels With a Cause: Insurrection in the Tanakh

Date: Mar 10, 2021 - Mar 10, 2021

Time: 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Sponsor: Online Learning

Location: Online

Category: Online Learning

Part of the Series “Jews and Power: From Biblical to Modern Times”

An exploration of the implementation of Jewish power, in the past and in the present. How have Jews rebelled against, accommodated to, and made use of structures of power in varying historical contexts?

Rebels With a Cause: Insurrection in the Tanakh

Wednesday, March 10, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET

Holy revolution is essential to Israel’s formation and to the Torah’s narrative. This session examines moments of rebellion in the Bible and considers when and by whom rebellion is warranted and sanctioned and when it is not. 

With Dr. Amy KalmanofskyDean of List College and the Kekst Graduate School and Blanche and Romie Shapiro Professor of Bible, JTS.


This session is part of ScholarStream, a program offered in partnership with the Rabbinical Assembly and the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. ScholarStream gives communities the opportunity to learn from some of the world’s leading scholars and engage deeply with our texts and traditions.

Congregations can co-sponsor this series, offering congregants access to all sessions for free. Learn more on the Rabbinical Assembly website.  

Individuals can register at a cost of $25 for all four sessions. 

All sessions will be recorded and will be available to registered participants.