JTS Community Learning

Summer 2015 Community Courses

JTS IN THE BERKSHIRES: HIDDEN HISTORIES
with Dr. Amy Kalmanofsky, Dr. David Kraemer, Dr. Benjamin Gampel and Dr. Avinoam Patt
Four Fridays at Shakespeare & Co., Lenox, MA
Registration now open!

TREASURES FROM THE JTS LIBRARY
with Dr. David Kraemer
Five Wednesdays at the JTS Rare Book Room
Sold out; contact us to join the wait list.


PAST PROGRAMS

Spring 2015 Community Courses

WHAT IS THE GOOD LIFE?: HAPPINESS AND FULFILLMENT IN THE JEWISH TRADITION (PDF)
with Dr. Stephen Garfinkel, Dr. Anne Lapidus Lerner, Dr. Eitan Fishbane and Dr. David Kraemer
Four Thursdays at Congregation B'nai Israel, Millburn, NJ

ZIONISM FOR THE 21st CENTURY (PDF)
with Rabbi David Hoffman, PhD
Three Tuesdays at Temple Beth Shalom, Livingston, NJ

GREAT DEBATES IN JEWISH HISTORY
with Dr. Eliezer Diamond
Three Tuesdays at Temple Gates of Prayer, Queens, NY

JTS IN MIDTOWN: MONEY, MARKETS, AND POWER: PERSPECTIVES FROM THE JEWISH TRADITION (PDF)
with Rabbi David Hoffman, PhD
Three Thursdays at a convenient location near Radio City

DRAWING THE LINE: DISSENT AND TOLERANCE IN JEWISH HISTORY (JPG)
with Dr. Benjamin Gampel
Eight Mondays at JTS

ZOHAR: THE BOOK OF ENLIGHTENMENT (PDF)
with Dr. Eitan Fishbane
Eight Tuesdays at Congregation Or Zarua, New York, NY

A SHTETL IN THE MIDDLE EAST: THE EAST EUROPEAN ROOTS OF ISRAEL
with Dr. David Fishman
Four Wednesdays at Park Avenue Synagogue


Fall 2014 Community Courses

THE JEWISH STATE: FROM VISION TO REALITY (PDF)
with Dr. David Fishman and Dr. Hillel Gruenberg
Mondays at JTS

THE PSALMS: THE SPIRITUAL RESOURCES OF ANCIENT ISRAELITE POETRY (PDF)
with Dr. Benjamin Sommer
Mondays at Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains, NJ

MAIMONIDES: THE GENIUS AND THE MAN (PDF)
with Dr. David Kraemer
Tuesdays at Congregation Or Zarua, New York, NY

THE SIDDUR: HISTORY, STRUCTURE, THEOLOGY (PDF)
with Rabbi Eliezer Diamond
Tuesdays at Congregation B'nai Tikvah, North Brunswick, NJ

FROM THE LAND OF ISRAEL TO THE STATE OF ISRAEL (PDF)
with Dr. Benjamin Gampel
Sundays at Bet Torah, Mount Kisco, NY


2014-2015 Scholar Series

SCHOLARLY SABBATHS: JTS AT OR ZARUA
Learn with JTS' outstanding faculty on four Shabbat mornings at Congregation Or Zarua

JTS GUEST LECTURE SERIES IN COOPERATION WITH CHAI (Cooperative Hebrew Adult Institute)
Mondays at the Dix Hills Jewish Center, Dix Hills NY

TORAH INSTITUTE
Thursdays at Temple Beth Sholom, Roslyn Heights, NY