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New Library Exhibition: The Art of Lynne Avadenka and the Craft of Jewish Women Printers

New Library Exhibition: The Art of Lynne Avadenka and the Craft of Jewish Women Printers

Nov 28, 2022

“The Work of Her Hands: The Art of Lynne Avadenka and the Craft of Jewish Women Printers” will feature rare books printed by Jewish women from the earliest days of Hebrew publishing and new artwork created by American artist/printmaker Lynne Avadenka.

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I’m a Jewish Historian and My Grandparents Ran a Deli. Maybe We’re in the Same Business.

I’m a Jewish Historian and My Grandparents Ran a Deli. Maybe We’re in the Same Business.

Nov 16, 2022

“Like so many other American Jews from the New York area, I have been eagerly awaiting “I’ll Have What She’s Having,” the new exhibit on the American Jewish deli now on view at the New-York Historical Society. After all, the deli was our family business,” writes Chancellor Schwartz in JTA.

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At the Midterm Elections, Antisemitism on the Rise

At the Midterm Elections, Antisemitism on the Rise

Nov 4, 2022

“Sadly, antisemitism is out in the open again in the United States. Its tropes have found fertile ground in public discourse,” writes Chancellor Schwartz in eJP.

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A 21st Century Zionism and the Days of Awe

A 21st Century Zionism and the Days of Awe

Sep 29, 2022

Chancellor Schwartz reflects in “The Times of Israel” on attending the conference marking the 125th anniversary of the first Zionist Congress. She shares her vision for a 21st century Zionism that “will be forged through deep learning, active listening, and engaged dialogue.”

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Finding Balance in the New Year

Finding Balance in the New Year

Sep 14, 2022

Chancellor Schwartz explores how to achieve balance between essential work and spirituality by embracing rituals.

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New Library Exhibition: Jews of Corfu

New Library Exhibition: Jews of Corfu

Aug 23, 2022

The JTS Library’s new exhibit offers a selection of rare materials that tell the fascinating history of Corfu’s vibrant but little-known Jewish communities.

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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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