The Power of Emotion: Judaism and the Inner Life

By :  The Jewish Theological Seminary | Monday Webinar The Power of Emotion: Judaism and the Inner Life

Mondays, January 24 – April 4, 2022 
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET 

Recordings of all sessions can be found below


Joy. Grief. Anger. Shame. Love. Emotional experience is often at the center of our lives. JTS scholars explore perceptions of emotions in Jewish texts and offer surprising and useful insights for understanding the feelings that make up our inner worlds. View all the sessions in the series.

The Importance of Shame in Rabbinic Tradition
with Dr. David Kraemer
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Emotions and Reason, Experience and Intellect:
Two Views of the Book of Psalms

with Dr. Benjamin Sommer
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Unlocking the Gates of Heaven:
The Transformative Power of Grief
with Dr. Rachel Rosenthal
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Jealousy and Gender in Rabbinic Literature
with Dr. Sarah Wolf
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The “Burning Heart”:
From the Book of Jeremiah to the Metropolitan Opera

with Dr. Alan Cooper
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Compassion and Love in Jewish Mystical Sources
with Dr. Eitan Fishbane
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Loneliness as a Spiritual Crisis
with Rabbi Mychal Springer
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Mandatory Fun: The Commandment of Joy
with Dr. Sarah Wolf
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