Gospel of Freedom

Gospel of Freedom

Jan 29, 2014 By The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary | Public Event audio

Dr. Jonathan Rieder delves deeper than anyone before into Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” illuminating both its timeless message and crucial position in the history of civil rights.

Read More
A Guide for the Perplexed: A Novel

A Guide for the Perplexed: A Novel

Nov 11, 2013 By The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary | Public Event audio

Novelist Dara Horn, the winner of two National Jewish Book Awards, on her new book, A Guide For The Perplexed: A Novel.

Read More
Rav Hisda’s Daughter

Rav Hisda’s Daughter

May 14, 2013 By The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary | Public Event audio

Maggie Anton, the award-winning author of the historical fiction series Rashi’s Daughters and Rav Hisda’s Daughter, a Talmud scholar with expertise in Jewish women’s history, and an esteemed lecturer, gave this Library Book Talk at JTS on Monday, April 29, 2013.

Read More
The Beautiful Possible: A Novel

The Beautiful Possible: A Novel

Mar 2, 2016 By The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary | Public Event audio

A lively discussion with Amy Gottlieb on her epic debut novel The Beautiful Possible, in the vein of Nicole Krauss’s The History of Love. Gottlieb’s story follows a postwar love triangle between an American rabbi, his wife, and a German-Jewish refugee.

Read More
Josephus and the Theologies of Ancient Judaism

Josephus and the Theologies of Ancient Judaism

Mar 25, 2013 By The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary | Public Event audio

A Discussion with Dr. Jonathan Klawans, Author, JTS, March 19, 2013, 7:30 PM

Read More
Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey Between Genders

Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey Between Genders

Mar 5, 2013 By Joy Ladin | Public Event audio

Dr. Joy Ladin, David and Ruth Gottesman Professor of English, Stern College for Women – Yeshiva University, discusses her work Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey Between Genders.

Read More
Development, Learning, and Community

Development, Learning, and Community

Dec 4, 2012 By Jeffrey Kress | Public Event audio

Dr. Jeffrey S. Kress, associate professor and chair of Jewish Education and academic director of the Experiential Learning Initiative at JTS, talks about Development, Learning, and Community: Educating for Identity in Pluralistic Jewish High Schools. Dr. Kress’s recent book uses data drawn from a study of pluralistic Jewish high schools to illustrate the complex and often challenging interplay between the cognitive and social elements of education.

Read More
A Short History of Jewish Ethics

A Short History of Jewish Ethics

Nov 7, 2012 By Alan Mittleman | Public Event audio

In this Library Book Talk Professor Alan L. Mittleman discusses his book, A Short History of Jewish Ethics: Conduct and Character in the Context of Covenant.

Read More