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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

Jul 12

JTS in the Berkshires Summer 2024

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Join JTS scholars in Lenox, Massachusetts, for inspiring learning that illuminates the Jewish past and shapes the Jewish future.

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Aug 9

JTS in the Berkshires Summer 2024—Session II

Massachusetts | Community Courses | JTS in the Berkshires

Dr. Sarah Wolf will explore how the rabbis of the Mishnah and Talmud grappled with the timeless problems of truth and doubt, and what their wisdom can offer us today. 

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Aug 23

JTS in the Berkshires Summer 2024—Session III

Massachusetts | Community Courses | JTS in the Berkshires

The concept of Torah is surely one of the most central ideas in Judaism. And yet, how exactly has this concept been defined over the course of Jewish history?

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