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Upcoming Events

Nov 29

Maimonides at Work: A Rabbi’s Workday in Medieval Egypt

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

JTS alum Dr. Tamar Marvin explores the different models of working life in Medieval Egypt. Part of our series, “Six Days Shall You Labor”: Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition.

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Dec 6

When Matzoh Bakers and Tallis Weavers Went on Strike: The Jewish Workers’ Movement in Eastern Europe

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

With Dr. David Fishman. Part of our series, “Six Days Shall You Labor”: Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition.

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Dec 13

“It is not up to you to finish the work” (Pirkei Avot 2:21): On Striving for the Unattainable

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

Dr. Alan Cooper discusses the nature of the obligatory “work” that is perpetually in progress in view of both traditional commentary and modern reception. Part of our series, “Six Days Shall You Labor”: Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition.

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