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Fall 2022 Learning Series:  Dangerous Ideas: Censorship Through a Jewish Lens

Fall 2022 Learning Series: Dangerous Ideas: Censorship Through a Jewish Lens

Aug 17, 2022

In our Fall 2022 Learning Series, JTS scholars will examine efforts to control knowledge from ancient to contemporary times, exploring the ways in which censorship both reflects and shapes broader ideological struggles. 

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JTS Board of Trustees Elects New Members

JTS Board of Trustees Elects New Members

Jul 26, 2022

Two new members join the JTS Board of Trustees.

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JTS Remembers David Weiss Halivni

JTS Remembers David Weiss Halivni

Jun 29, 2022

Professor Halivni made a profound and lasting impact on Talmud study at JTS and in the larger world of Jewish scholarship.

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“The Art of the Ketubbah”: New Book from JTS Library

“The Art of the Ketubbah”: New Book from JTS Library

Jun 15, 2022

The Library of JTS has published “The Art of the Ketubbah,” showcasing its world-class collection of more than 600 ketubbot, or Jewish marriage contracts, accompanied by detailed commentary.

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Upcoming Events

Oct 24

Conversion to and from Judaism

Online | Online Learning

Dr. Benjamin Gampel investigates the history of conversion into and out of Judaism in the Christian and Islamic worlds from late antiquity to the first stirrings of modernity (4th-17th centuries) in western Europe.

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Oct 26

Treasures from the JTS Library

JTS | Library Events

Join Dr. David Kraemer, Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian, as he explores the intimate lives of ordinary Jews and their everyday experiences through a consideration of their objects in this course that allows special access to The JTS Library’s extraordinary collection.

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Oct 27

Between the Lines: Inside Jewish Day Schools

Online | Library Events | Public Lectures & Events

Dr. Jack Wertheimer’s new book, Inside Jewish Day Schools: Leadership, Learning, and Community, delves into common questions about Jewish day schools. Join us and learn more!

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Nov 14

Between the Lines: Choosing Hope

Online | Library Events | Public Lectures & Events

Throughout our history, Jews have traditionally responded to our trials with hope, psychologist David Arnow says, because we have had ready access to Judaism’s abundant reservoir of hope. In this discussion, Arnow will discuss his latest book, “Choosing Hope: The Heritage of Judaism,” which journeys from biblical times to our present day to explore nine fundamental sources of hope in Judaism.

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