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Chancellor Schwartz reflects in “The Times of Israel” on attending the conference marking the 125th anniversary of the first Zionist Congress. She shares her vision for a 21st century Zionism that “will be forged through deep learning, active listening, and engaged dialogue.”
Dr. Benjamin Gampel investigates the history of conversion into and out of Judaism in the Christian and Islamic worlds from late antiquity to the first stirrings of modernity (4th-17th centuries) in western Europe.
For centuries Ukraine was both a major center of Jewish life and cultural vitality, and also the site of brutal anti-Jewish violence. In this online course, Dr. David Fishman examines the paradox of Ukrainian Jewish history.
Join Dr. David Kraemer, Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian, as he explores the intimate lives of ordinary Jews and their everyday experiences through a consideration of their objects in this course that allows special access to The JTS Library’s extraordinary collection.