Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Oct 25

The Jewish Middle Class in an Age of Social Justice

Online | Online Learning | Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition Series

Rutgers University’s Dr. Nancy Sinkoff explores Lucy S. Dawidowicz’s essay, “The Business of American Jews: Notes on a Work in Progress,” which called for a reassessment of Jewish economic social mobility as a positive value in Jewish life. Part of our series, “Six Days Shall You Labor”: Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition.

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Oct 26

Between the Lines: We Refuse to Be Enemies

Online | Book Talks | Library Events

Authors Sabeeha Rehman and Walter Ruby will talk about their book, We Refuse to Be Enemies, a manifesto that offers experience and guidance on the rise of intolerance, bigotry, and white nationalism in the United States.

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Nov 1

A Nice, Jewish Teacher: How American Elementary Education Became “Women’s Work”

Online | Online Learning | Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition Series

In this session, led by Dr. Shira D. Epstein, we will explore the sociocultural and historical forces that have shaped the image of teachers, and how many of the discourses of what makes for an “effective teacher” have endured in Jewish settings. Part of our series, “Six Days Shall You Labor”: Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition.

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Nov 8

Tzohar: The JTS Rabbinical School Virtual Open House

Online | Admissions

Prospective students are invited to join us for a soulful introduction to The Rabbinical School.

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Nov 8

Jewish Work and Jewish Identity in the Middle Ages

Online | Online Learning | Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition Series

Join Georgetown University’s Dr. Jonathan Ray to explore the disconnect between Jewish identity and Jewish work in the medieval world. Part of our series, “Six Days Shall You Labor”: Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition.

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