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Remembering Dr. Israel Francus (z”l) and Dr. Avraham Holtz (z”l)

Remembering Dr. Israel Francus (z”l) and Dr. Avraham Holtz (z”l)

Nov 16, 2023

JTS mourns the passing of two beloved JTS professors, Dr. Israel Francus (z”l), the Judge Abraham Lieberman Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Talmudic Exegesis of JTS and Dr. Avraham Holtz (z”l), Simon H. Fabian Professor Emeritus of Hebrew Literature.

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Reflections on the March for Israel

Reflections on the March for Israel

Chancellor Schwartz shares her thoughts with the community about the March for Israel.

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Remembering Dr. Samuel Klagsbrun (z”l)

Remembering Dr. Samuel Klagsbrun (z”l)

JTS mourns the death of Dr. Samuel Klagsbrun (z”l), a skilled psychiatrist, professor, and advocate.

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Library Exhibition: A Sacred Space: Synagogue Architecture and Identity

Library Exhibition: A Sacred Space: Synagogue Architecture and Identity

Nov 9, 2023

The JTS Library exhibit, “A Sacred Space: Synagogue Architecture and Identity,” offers an exciting opportunity to view a large selection of rare prints depicting historic synagogues. The exhibit will trace the history of European synagogue styles from the 17th to the 19th century, exploring how the image of the synagogue was used by Christians and Jews to present often conflicting ideas of Jewish identity. Guided tours are available.

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Chancellor Schwartz Shares Her Thoughts on Israel

Chancellor Schwartz Shares Her Thoughts on Israel

Oct 9, 2023

Chancellor Schwartz shares her thoughts with the community about the war in Israel.

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Fall 2023 Learning Series 

Fall 2023 Learning Series 

Oct 5, 2023

Join JTS scholars to explore the concept of friendship through Jewish texts, history, and thought.

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Remembering Dr. Alice Shalvi (z”l)

Remembering Dr. Alice Shalvi (z”l)

Oct 2, 2023

JTS mourns the death of Dr. Alice Shalvi (z”l), an innovative educator, social activist, and feminist. Dr. Shalvi received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from JTS in 1999 and later went on to win the Israel Prize in 2007. Upon receiving this great honor, the Israel Prize judges called Dr. Shalvi “revolutionary and […]

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JTS in Partnership with the Association of Jewish Libraries Awarded Grant to Launch Innovative Certificate Program in Judaica and Hebraica Librarianship

JTS in Partnership with the Association of Jewish Libraries Awarded Grant to Launch Innovative Certificate Program in Judaica and Hebraica Librarianship

Aug 24, 2023

JTS launches a certificate program in Judaica and Hebraica Librarianship. Participants will learn from expert librarians how to develop and curate collections of Judaica and Hebraica as well as learn state-of-the-art reference, cataloging, and archival processing techniques.

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JTS Digitizes and Makes Historical Recordings Available Thanks to Federal Grant

JTS Digitizes and Makes Historical Recordings Available Thanks to Federal Grant

Aug 15, 2023

JTS received a grant from The National Historical Publications and Records Commission, enabling us to digitize historic audio-visual files.

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The Torah of the New Year

The Torah of the New Year

Aug 6, 2023

Join JTS faculty for a close reading of several of the biblical texts that we read during the fall holiday season.

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