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JTS Board of Trustees Elects Two New Members

JTS Board of Trustees Elects Two New Members

Feb 11, 2016

The Board of Trustees of The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) has elected two new members, Marc Gary and Lynette Perlman Koppel. “We are honored by the addition of these members to our Board of Trustees,” says Alan Levine, chair of the Board. “Each brings to JTS’s leadership deep insight, diverse experience, and commitment to its mission. We look forward to their contributions to the work of this distinguished team.”

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Rabbi David Hoffman on “What Our Vulnerability Demands of Us”

Rabbi David Hoffman on “What Our Vulnerability Demands of Us”

Feb 10, 2016

“With the death of a loved one, the ground beneath our feet feels less stable. The truth of our deep vulnerability in the world seizes us. With great loss, we are often flooded with emotions that come so quickly they threaten to overwhelm us. The attack on Paris—and all that Paris represents—has shaken many of us because we are reminded of our profound vulnerability in a violent world.”

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Craig Taubman Debuts Student Composition at JTS

Craig Taubman Debuts Student Composition at JTS

H. L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music of The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) presents Craig Taubman in Concert, at which singer-songwriter Craig Taubman will debut an original liturgical composition by JTS student Gil Ezring. The concert will be at JTS in New York City on Thursday, November 19, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $18, and free to students with a valid ID.

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JTS and B’nai Torah Congregation to Honor Beatriz and Harold Jacobsohn at a Special Dinner

JTS and B’nai Torah Congregation to Honor Beatriz and Harold Jacobsohn at a Special Dinner

Beatriz and Harold Jacobsohn are presented with the prestigious JTS Community Service Award.

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JTS Hosts Discussion about Disabilities, Inclusion, and Jewish Education

JTS Hosts Discussion about Disabilities, Inclusion, and Jewish Education

How does the Jewish community help individuals with disabilities participate meaningfully in Jewish education and Jewish life?

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JTS Presents: Jazz—The Power of Transformation, Featuring the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble, Mark Sherman

JTS Presents: Jazz—The Power of Transformation, Featuring the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble, Mark Sherman

Acclaimed vibraphonist Mark Sherman and the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble perform favorite jazz standards.

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Deadline Is December 31 for Alumni to Apply for JTS Seeds of Innovation Grants

Deadline Is December 31 for Alumni to Apply for JTS Seeds of Innovation Grants

The JTS Seeds of Innovation Project provides support for initiatives that cultivate Jewish engagement.

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Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen on “Donald Trump and the Painful Price of Religious Intolerance”

Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen on “Donald Trump and the Painful Price of Religious Intolerance”

“All Americans should be outraged by Donald Trump. . . Jews have special reason to be concerned.”

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Dr. Barbara Mann Awarded NEH Fellowship for Jewish Literature Project

Dr. Barbara Mann Awarded NEH Fellowship for Jewish Literature Project

“The National Endowment for the Humanities . . . announced $21.8 million in grants for 295 humanities projects.”

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JTS and Riverside Church Cohost Portrayal of Historic Friendship

JTS and Riverside Church Cohost Portrayal of Historic Friendship

Ed Asner reads the part of Abraham Joshua Heschel, and Albert Jones the part of Dr. King.

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