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End-of-Semester Faculty Spotlight

End-of-Semester Faculty Spotlight

May 22, 2024

This month, Dr. David Fishman, Dr. Yael Landman, Dr. Marjorie Lehman, and Rabbi Burton L. Visotzky shared their scholarship beyond JTS walls.

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2024 Commencement Exercises and Ordination

2024 Commencement Exercises and Ordination

May 20, 2024

Wolf Blitzer, one of the honorary degree recipients, delivered the 2024 Commencement address.

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Antisemitism, Resilience, and Leadership: A Video Message from Chancellor Schwartz

Antisemitism, Resilience, and Leadership: A Video Message from Chancellor Schwartz

May 2, 2024

An important video message from Chancellor Schwartz about recent events.

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A Morally Pure Judaism Without Actual Jews

A Morally Pure Judaism Without Actual Jews

In an article for The Times of Israel, Arnold M. Eisen, chancellor emeritus and professor of Jewish thought, discusses Passover, protests on college campuses, and what to make of a “seder that depicts Zionism as idol worship and ignores the suffering of Israelis.”

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Upcoming Events

Jun 3

What Is the Torah, Actually? Preparing for Shavuot (New Date)

Online | Timely Insights, Timeless Wisdom

Discover what defines the distinctive genre of the Torah with Dr. Benjamin Sommer.

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Jun 4

Jewish Virtue Ethics: A Symposium

JTS | Public Lectures & Events

This symposium celebrates the recent publication of Jewish Virtue Ethics (SUNY Press, 2023) through explorations of Jewish approaches to virtues.

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Jun 18

Biblical Hebrew III: Binyanim Boot Camp 

Online | Biblical Hebrew | Online Learning

Master Biblical Hebrew verbs this summer in eight live online sessions.

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Jun 20

Biblical Hebrew IV: Advanced Reading Seminar on Ezra the Scribe

Online | Biblical Hebrew | Online Learning

Read Ezra 7–10 and Nehemiah 8–9 in nine live online sessions, focusing on the most difficult passages and exploring multiple options for translation and interpretation.

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Jun 26

Biblical Hebrew Workshop

Online | Biblical Hebrew | Online Learning

In eight live online sessions this summer, develop your skills in translating passages of the Tanakh independently.

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