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 communitylearning@jtsa.edu.

Events

Dec 5

Censoring the Holocaust: How Books Shape Our View of a Painful Past

Online | Dangerous Ideas: Censorship Through a Jewish Lens | Public Lectures & Events

In this discussion, Dr. Edna Friedberg, JTS fellow and historian at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum looks back at Holocaust literature and how its popularity shifts depending on time and place. Part of our fall learning series Dangerous Ideas: Censorship Through a Jewish Lens.

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Dec 5

Between the Lines: The Object of Jewish Literature

Online | Book Talks | Library Events | Online Learning

Author Barbara E. Mann discusses her latest book, The Object of Jewish Literature, a history of modern Jewish literature that explores our enduring attachment to the book as an object.

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Dec 12

The Hollywood Blacklist and the Whitewashing of American Culture

Online | Dangerous Ideas: Censorship Through a Jewish Lens | Public Lectures & Events

Ellie Gettinger, JTS director of Digital Learning and curator of the museum exhibit, “Blacklist: The Hollywood Red Scare,” will explore the political climate that led to the blacklist and how it fundamentally changed the film industry. Part of our fall learning series Dangerous Ideas: Censorship Through a Jewish Lens 

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Dec 13

Between the Lines: The Stories They Tell

Online | Book Talks | Online Learning

Join Dr. Judith Hauptman as she discusses her latest book, “The Stories They Tell,” in which she upends the long-held theory of the immutability of halakhah, Jewish law.

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Dec 19

Where Do We Draw the Line?

Online | Dangerous Ideas: Censorship Through a Jewish Lens | Public Lectures & Events

Dr. Meredith Katz takes a look at censorship in Jewish days schools, examining successes and challenges. Part of our fall learning series Dangerous Ideas: Censorship Through a Jewish Lens.

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