Head Covering: An Interreligious Discussion

Head Covering: An Interreligious Discussion

Mar 11, 2012

Kippot, Hijaabs, Sheitels, and other head coverings. What do different religious head coverings symbolize, how are they all similar, and how are they different?

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In Good Taste: American Jews and the Pursuit of Acceptance

In Good Taste: American Jews and the Pursuit of Acceptance

Mar 11, 2012

Dr. Jenna Weissman Joselit of George Washington University presents a multimedia lecture on fashion and the Jewish pursuit of acceptance in America. Alana Newhouse, editor-in-chief, Tablet Magazine, will serve as respondent. Part of the What to Wear event held at JTS on March 11th, 2012.

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The Naked and the Damned: Stripping in the Bible

The Naked and the Damned: Stripping in the Bible

Mar 11, 2012 By Lewis Warshauer | Public Event video

Dr. Amy Kalmanofsky and Rabbi Lewis Warshauer examine the image of the body in biblical texts and biblical art. Part of the What to Wear event held at JTS on March 11th, 2012.

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Creating an American-Jewish Counterculture

Creating an American-Jewish Counterculture

Oct 31, 2011 By Carol K. Ingall | Public Event video

This lecture was part of the 100th anniversary celebration of The Teachers Institute of The Jewish Theological Seminary.

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Hebrew at the Heart

Hebrew at the Heart

Oct 31, 2011

“Hebrew at the Heart” chaired by Dr. Rela Mintz Geffen with Dr. Shuly Rubin Schwartz and Nessa Rapoport. This lecture was part of the 100th anniversary celebration of The Teachers Institute of The Jewish Theological Seminary.

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Rabbi Harold Kushner at the Teachers Institute

Rabbi Harold Kushner at the Teachers Institute

Oct 31, 2011

Rabbi Harold Kushner (SC ’55, RS ’60, ’72) delivers the keynote address in memory of William Davidson (z”l) at the 100th anniversary celebration of The Teachers Institute of The Jewish Theological Seminary

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The Future of Higher Education

The Future of Higher Education

Oct 31, 2011

“The Future of Higher Education,” a discussion with JTS Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen and Barnard College President Debora L. Spar. This lecture was part of the 100th anniversary celebration of The Teachers Institute of The Jewish Theological Seminary.

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Judaism and Islam in America Today

Judaism and Islam in America Today

Oct 25, 2011 By The Jewish Theological Seminary | Public Event video

Arnold M. Eisen, chancellor of JTS; Sherman Jackson, professor of Islam at the University of Michigan; and Serene Jones, president of Union Theological Seminary discuss Judaism and Islam in the United States today.

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Christian Responses to Mourning

Christian Responses to Mourning

Sep 11, 2011

You or someone you know is in mourning; how would you proceed? Many people turn to their religion in these situations. Many religions have similar practices and beliefs when it comes to death and mourning, and therefore, in commemoration of September 11th, 2001, this program will explore the Christian view on mourning.

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Christian Responses to Tragedy

Christian Responses to Tragedy

Sep 11, 2011

You or someone you know has suffered a tragedy; how would you proceed? Many people turn to their religion in these situations. Many religions have similar practices and beliefs when it comes to tragedies, and therefore, in commemoration of September 11th, 2001, this program will explore the Christian view on tragedy.

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Christian Traditions on Healing

Christian Traditions on Healing

Sep 11, 2011

You or someone you know is ill; how would you proceed? Many people turn to their religion in these situations. Many religions have similar practices and beliefs when it comes to healing, and therefore, in commemoration of September 11th, 2001, this program will explore the Christian view on healing.

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Jewish Responses to Mourning

Jewish Responses to Mourning

Sep 11, 2011 By Burton L. Visotzky | Public Event video

You or someone you know is in mourning; how would you proceed? Many people turn to their religion in these situations. Many religions have similar practices and beliefs when it comes to death and mourning, and therefore, in commemoration of September 11th, 2001, this program will explore the Jewish view on mourning.

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Muslim Responses on Tragedy

Muslim Responses on Tragedy

Sep 11, 2011

You or someone you know is in tragedy; how would you proceed? Many people turn to their religion in these situations. Many religions have similar practices and beliefs when it comes to tragedies, and therefore, in commemoration of September 11th, 2001, this program will explore the Muslim view on tragedy.

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Muslim Responses to Mourning

Muslim Responses to Mourning

Sep 11, 2011

You or someone you know is in mourning; how would you proceed? Many people turn to their religion in these situations. Many religions have similar practices and beliefs when it comes to death and mourning, and therefore, in commemoration of September 11th, 2001, this program will explore the Muslim view on mourning.

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Muslim Traditions on Healing

Muslim Traditions on Healing

Sep 11, 2011

You or someone you know is ill; how would you proceed? Many people turn to their religion in these situations. Many religions have similar practices and beliefs when it comes to healing, and therefore, in commemoration of September 11th, 2001, this program will explore the Muslim view on healing.

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An Interreligious Dialogue on Healing

An Interreligious Dialogue on Healing

Sep 11, 2011 By The Jewish Theological Seminary | Public Event video

You or someone you know is ill; how would you proceed? Many people turn to their religion in these situations. Many religions have similar practices and beliefs when it comes to healing, and therefore, this program will explore the views different religions have on healing.

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The State of Catholic-Jewish Relations in the United States

The State of Catholic-Jewish Relations in the United States

Apr 12, 2011 By The Jewish Theological Seminary | Public Event video

A lecture by The Most Reverend Timothy M. Dolan, archbishop of New York, and president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Followed by a dialogue between Archbishop Dolan and JTS Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen.

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GenNext: Religious Leadership 40 and Under

GenNext: Religious Leadership 40 and Under

Feb 28, 2011

In this program, Haroon Moghul, a Muslim PhD student at Columbia University, and Rabbi Melissa Weintraub, the cofounder and North American director of the Encounter Programs, discuss religious leadership.

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Empowered Judaism: What Independent Minyanim Can Teach Us about Building Vibrant Jewish Communities

Empowered Judaism: What Independent Minyanim Can Teach Us about Building Vibrant Jewish Communities

Apr 27, 2010 By The Jewish Theological Seminary | Public Event video

How will the independent minyan movement affect the traditional American Jewish community? What does this new movement imply for the future of synagogues and Jewish education? 

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Health Care Reform: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going? Does Judaism Have Guidance to Offer?

Health Care Reform: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going? Does Judaism Have Guidance to Offer?

Apr 12, 2010 By The Jewish Theological Seminary | Public Event video

Presented by the Louis Finkelstein Institute of The Jewish Theological Seminary.

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