Spring 2022 Learning Series

Relating to God

Mondays April 25–May 23, 2022
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET

Join JTS scholars to explore what Jewish texts and thought can teach us about how we might understand, experience, and be in relationship with the divine.

The series will take place each Monday from April 25 to May 23, 2022, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET.

Note: Once you register, you can come to any session in the Relating to God series.

Sessions and Faculty

April 25:

Because You Hear the Prayers of Your People Israel in Mercy: Can God Ignore Our Prayers?

With Dr. Rachel Rosenthal, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics

May 2:

The Gender of God in Ancient Israel

With Dr. Benjamin Sommer, Professor of Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages  

May 9:

Does Faith Matter?: The Ancient Jewish Debate about Faith and Mitzvot

With Dr. David Kraemer, Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian and Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics

May 16:

Watering the Soul in times of Faith and Doubt

With Rabbi Mychal Springer, Manager of Clinical Pastoral Education at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City and Adjunct Professor, JTS

May 23:

Jewish Theology in America, Today and Tomorrow

With Dr. Arnold Eisen, Chancellor Emeritus and Professor of Jewish Thought, JTS

Sponsor a Session

Did you know that you can sponsor a learning session to honor a loved one, celebrate an occasion, or commemorate a yahrzeit? To learn more, contact learninglives@jtsa.edu