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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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Summer 2022 Learning Series: Stories and Storytelling

Summer 2022 Learning Series: Stories and Storytelling

Jun 2, 2022

Mondays, starting June 20, join JTS scholars to explore stories drawn from ancient, rabbinic, medieval, and modern Jewish literature.

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New Library Exhibit on Jewish Marriage

New Library Exhibit on Jewish Marriage

May 26, 2022

“To Build a New Home: Celebrating the Jewish Wedding” illustrates the evolution of Jewish marriage practices with rare materials from the 12th century to the present day.

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Commencement and Ordination 2022

Commencement and Ordination 2022

May 19, 2022

Watch the videos of JTS’s 128th commencement and Tekes Hasmakhah, ceremony of ordination.

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JTS Celebrates Inauguration of Chancellor Schwartz

JTS Celebrates Inauguration of Chancellor Schwartz

May 17, 2022

After a two-year delay due to Covid-19, JTS celebrated the inauguration of Chancellor Shuly Rubin Schwartz.

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A Discourse That Is as Flat as Matzah

A Discourse That Is as Flat as Matzah

Apr 19, 2022

Chancellor Schwartz discusses two recent events that ignore the Seder’s modeling of a nuanced approach to real-life challenges.

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The Themes of Passover, and the Bonds of History, Tie Our Struggles to Those of Ukrainian Jews

The Themes of Passover, and the Bonds of History, Tie Our Struggles to Those of Ukrainian Jews

Apr 14, 2022

Chancellor Schwartz writes in JTA about her great grandfather who fled antisemitism in Ukraine and what the Hagaddah teaches us about our moral responsibility to others.

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JTS Appoints Two New Faculty Members

JTS Appoints Two New Faculty Members

Apr 6, 2022

Dr. Shira Billet will join the faculty as assistant professor of Jewish Thought and Ethics, and Dr. Yael Landman will join as assistant professor of Bible.

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