JTS at the 2019 Jewish University for a Day

Date: Mar 31, 2019

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Sponsor: JTS Learning in Your Community

Location: New York State

Category: JTS in Your Community Public Lectures & Events

JTS at the 2019 Jewish University for a Day

A Program of Stony Brook University Hillel with Additional Support from JTS

Sunday, March 31, 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Join hundreds of Jews for a day of study with scholars who are enriching the landscape of contemporary Judaism.

Several JTS faculty will be teaching at this year’s program, including:

  • Dr. Alan Cooper, Elaine Ravich Professor of Jewish Studies, “The Prophet and the Priest: Amos vs. Amaziah”
  • Dr. David Kraemer, Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian and Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics, “What We Can Learn About Jews from the Haggadot They Have Used: Examples from the Library of JTS”
  • Rabbi Leonard Sharzer, MD, Associate Director for Bioethics Emeritus, The Finkelstein Institute of Religious and Social Studies, “Transgender Jews: The Nexus of Halakhah and Ethics”


Charles B. Wang Center
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY