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A Moment in JTS History: Remembering Professor Israel Friedlander (zz”l)

A Moment in JTS History: Remembering Professor Israel Friedlander (zz”l)

Jul 24, 2024

On a recent trip to Israel, Dr. Benjamin Sommer came across the grave of JTS Professor Israel Friedlaender (zz”l), who was killed in 1920 during a relief mission to the Jewish communities in Ukraine.

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Remembering Dr. Ruth Westheimer (z”l)

Remembering Dr. Ruth Westheimer (z”l)

Jul 17, 2024

For many years Dr. Ruth taught a Senior Seminar for JTS Rabbinical and Cantorial School students about the intersection of sexuality and their future roles as religious leaders.

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JTS Faculty Member Awarded 2024 Judaica Reference Award

JTS Faculty Member Awarded 2024 Judaica Reference Award

Jul 9, 2024

Dr. David E. Fishman, professor of Jewish History, and his co-editor Alexander Ivanov were honored for their work on “Jewish Documentary Sources in Lviv Archives: A Guide.”

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JTS Hosts National Black-Jewish Clergy Symposium

JTS Hosts National Black-Jewish Clergy Symposium

Jul 2, 2024

The symposium, which focuses on the topic of “Building Beloved Community Through Lived Experiences,” follows four years of monthly study sessions on Zoom.

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Spiritual Care and Counseling MA

Spiritual Care and Counseling MA

Jun 20, 2024

This inaugural, innovative program combines theoretical learning with practical clinical training, preparing students to meet the growing demand for spiritually based support in challenging times.

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Cantor Rabbi Shoshi Levin Goldberg Joins JTS As New H. L. Miller Cantorial School Director

Cantor Rabbi Shoshi Levin Goldberg Joins JTS As New H. L. Miller Cantorial School Director

The cherished JTS alum will create a learner-centered approach for our Cantorial School.

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Low-Residency Mekhinah Program

Low-Residency Mekhinah Program

Jun 17, 2024

This past semester, the JTS Rabbinical School kicked off the first low-residency mekhinah program with students from across the country.

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JTS Board of Trustees Elects Three New Members

JTS Board of Trustees Elects Three New Members

Jun 6, 2024

Rachel Gildiner, Jan Popkin, and Liz Sembler join the Board of Trustees.

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JTS Alumni in the World: Scholarship and Impact 

JTS Alumni in the World: Scholarship and Impact 

May 30, 2024

Our summer 2024 series will feature esteemed JTS alumni who are making important contributions through their work as scholars and thought leaders in their fields.

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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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