Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Jan 24

The Importance of Shame in Rabbinic Tradition

Online | Judaism and the Inner Life Series | Online Learning

Join Dr. David Kraemer to discuss the complicated emotion of shame and how Jewish tradition “feels” about it. Part of our spring learning series, The Power of Emotion: Judaism and the Inner Life.

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Jan 31

Trust, Frustration, and Confusion in the Psalms

Online | Judaism and the Inner Life Series | Online Learning

Dr. Benjamin Sommer examines the “psalms of crisis” in the Book of Psalms, and discusses several theories about the main emphasis of these psalms—whether complaint, plea, or sudden change of mood. He will connect those theories to varied conceptions of prayer in Jewish tradition. Part of our spring learning series, The Power of Emotion: Judaism and the Inner Life.

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Feb 7

Unlocking the Gates of Heaven: The Transformative Power of Grief

Online | Judaism and the Inner Life Series | Online Learning

In this session, Dr. Rachel Rosenthal will explore some rabbinic sources that focus on grief and the ways that the rabbis use it to transform their circumstances and their communities. Part of our spring learning series, The Power of Emotion: Judaism and the Inner Life.

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Feb 14

Love During the Holocaust

Online | Judaism and the Inner Life Series | Online Learning

Join Dr. Edna Friedberg to explore the varied manifestations of love—romantic, parental, platonic—at a time of terror and loss. Part of our spring learning series, The Power of Emotion: Judaism and the Inner Life.

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Feb 28

On Jealousy

Online | Judaism and the Inner Life Series | Online Learning

With Dr. Sarah Wolf. Part of our spring learning series, The Power of Emotion: Judaism and the Inner Life.

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