The Torah of the New Year

| Rosh Hashanah Shemini Atzeret Yom Kippur By :  The Jewish Theological Seminary Posted On Sep 6, 2023 / 5783 | Monday Webinar The Torah of the New Year | Holidays

September 6, 12, 19, 26
1:00–2:15 p.m. ET

Join JTS faculty for a close reading of several of the biblical texts that we read during the fall holiday season. Discover new insights into these readings and reflect on what meanings they hold for us today.

Exile and Return as a Spiritual Paradigm
On the Haftarot of the High Holidays
with Rabbi Mychal Springer
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The Sacrifices of Hagar, Ishmael, and Isaac
On the Torah Readings for Rosh Hashana
with Dr. Aaron Koller
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The Yom Kippur Avodah (Temple Rites) as a Template for Spiritual Practice
On the Torah Reading for Yom Kippur
with Rabbi Eliezer Diamond
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How Shall It all End?
Ecclesiastes, Yizkor, and Shemini Atzeret 
On Kohelet and Yizkor for Shemini Atzeret
with Rabbi Gordon Tucker
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Sponsored by Martine Thomas in memory of her husband Larry L. Thomas