Live Online Classes

JTS offers multiple opportunities for adult learners across the globe to study online with our renowned faculty. Join an online class on your own or, if you’re an organizational leader, work with us to create a customized learning program for your community.

Join an Online Class

JTS offers online classes that create live, interactive opportunities for study with top-caliber scholars. Encounter compelling Jewish scholarship that brings the texts and wisdom of our tradition to bear on contemporary dilemmas. Courses delve deeply into specific areas of Jewish text, history, philosophy, religion, arts, and literature. 

Who It’s For  

Adult learners across the globe are invited to participate in our live online classes. All levels and types of Jewish learning background are welcome for most courses. Select courses are offered at an advanced level.

JTS also offers online learning programs designed specifically for Jewish clergy.

Contact Us

To learn more about live online classes for individuals or customized learning programs for communities, please contact us at onlinelearning@jtsa.edu.

Events

Jan 24

Online Course: Jumpstart Your Biblical Hebrew

Online | Community Courses | Online Learning

Would you like to read the Tanakh on your own without the need for a translation? In 10 live online sessions with Dr. David Zev Moster, we will cover the “big ideas” in Biblical Hebrew to help you get started.

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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 25

Online Course: Biblical Hebrew Workshop

Online | Community Courses | Online Learning

Develop your skills in translating passages of the Tanakh independently with Dr. David Zev Moster.

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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 2

When Jews Made Fellow Jews ‘Other’: Hasidism and Its Opponents

Online | Online Learning

Dr. David Fishman will study the conflict between the Hasidim and Mitnagdim and reflect on how the core principles of the dispute continue to shape our Jewish lives and guide our homes and institutions. Part of ScholarStream, a partnership of the Conservative Movement.

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