The Rabbinic Response to the Destruction of the Temple

Date: Apr 20, 2020 - Apr 20, 2020

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Sponsor: Online Learning

Location: Online

Category: Online Learning

Times of Crisis and Possibility: An Online Series With JTS Faculty and Fellows

Imagining a New World When Your Old One Collapses: The Rabbinic Response to the Destruction of the Temple 

Monday, April 20, 1:00-2:15 p.m. ET

In 70 CE, the Jewish world changed catastrophically. The Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed and the Judaism prescribed by the Torah became impossible. Into this gap, the rabbis emerged to create a new, vibrant Judaism that required no particular center in any place. What is the system they created and how does it fill the gap left by the destruction? 

With Dr. David Kraemer, Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian and Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics, JTS. 

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