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.

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To learn more about live online classes for individuals or customized learning programs for communities, please contact us at


Jun 5

“Perhaps They Will Listen”: Prophets and the Art of Persuasion  

Online | Online Learning | Public Lectures & Events | The Dynamics of Change

Dr Yael Landman discusses biblical prophets and how their powers of persuasion not only convinced their audiences at the time, but also made their prophecies works of art that have stood the test of time.

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Jun 12

God: Unchanging? 

Online | Online Learning | Public Lectures & Events | The Dynamics of Change

In this session, Dr. Alan Cooper, Elaine Ravich Professor of Jewish Studies, JTS, will explore some of the ways in which perception of God has changed, especially in the transition from biblical religion to post-Temple and post-prophetic Judaism. 

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Jun 20

Between the Lines: Where I Am

Online | Book Talks | Library Events

Join us for a conversation with Israeli writer Dana Shem-Ur, who will discuss her piercing novel about life abroad in a cultural setting not one’s own.

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Jun 26

Patient Change, Slow Influence

Online | Online Learning | Public Lectures & Events | The Dynamics of Change

Dr. David Kraemer, Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian and Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics, JTS, explores how the Rabbis of Late Antiquity went from being a barely noticeable fringe group to respected authorities for most Jews.

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Jun 29

Biblical Hebrew Workshop

Online | Jewish Education | Online Learning

Develop your skills in translating passages of the Tanakh independently with our Biblical Hebrew Workshop, a follow-up to the Jumpstart your Biblical Hebrew course.

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