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Nine new videos for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur 2014

Nine new videos for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur 2014

High Holiday Message from Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen

High Holiday Message from Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen

JTS Presents: The Israeli Chamber Project with Samuel Rhodes, an Evening of Chamber Music from The Juilliard School

JTS Presents: The Israeli Chamber Project with Samuel Rhodes, an Evening of Chamber Music from The Juilliard School

Join Us for High Holiday Services at JTS—Register Now

Information for High Holiday Services—September 2014

Chancellor Arnold Eisen Speaks at the “New York Stands with Israel Community-Wide Rally”

Chancellor Arnold Eisen Speaks at the “New York Stands with Israel Community-Wide Rally”

Chancellor Eisen on Conversion in the Wall Street Journal

Chancellor Eisen on Conversion in the Wall Street Journal

JTS Board of Trustees Elects Five New Members

Chancellor Arnold Eisen on "Israel Under Fire"

Chancellor Arnold Eisen on "Israel Under Fire"

Watch Chancellor Arnold Eisen Discuss "Rethinking and Reaffirming Zionism in the 21st Century" at Hadassah

Watch Chancellor Arnold Eisen Discuss "Rethinking and Reaffirming Zionism in the 21st Century" at Hadassah

Read about List College’s JustCity Leadership Institute in "Teens From Across America Learn Social Justice, Leadership"

Read about List College’s JustCity Leadership Institute in "Teens From Across America Learn Social Justice, Leadership"

Mourning the Loss of Three Young Lives

Mourning the Loss of Three Young Lives

Chancellor Eisen on Presbyterian Divestment from Israel

Chancellor Eisen on Presbyterian Divestment from Israel

New Randie and Aaron Malinsky Fellowship Will Award Living Stipends to First-Year JTS Rabbinical School and H. L. Miller Cantorial School Students

JTS Receives Gendler Grapevine Project Grant to Enhance Environmental Sustainability Programming

Funds Will Enable Revitalization of Garden as Eco-Sanctuary and Resource for Jewish Learning

JTS Alum Rabbi Jessica Minnen Named to the Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36” List of Visionary Leaders

JTS Alum Rabbi Jessica Minnen Named to the Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36” List of Visionary Leaders

Dr. Bill Robinson Named New Dean of JTS’s William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education

Dr. Bill Robinson Named New Dean of JTS’s William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education

Sound Bytes of Torah for Shavu'ot

Sound Bytes of Torah for Shavu'ot

120th Commencement at The Jewish Theological Seminary

120th Commencement at The Jewish Theological Seminary and Tekes Hasmakhah, Ceremony of Rabbinical Ordination and Cantorial Investiture

The Jewish Theological Seminary Confers 135 Degrees at 2014 Commencement

The Jewish Theological Seminary Appoints New Principal at Its Ivry Prozdor High School

Watch JTS Professor Shamma Friedman Receive the 2014 Israel Prize for Talmud Study in Hebrew

Watch JTS Professor Shamma Friedman Receive the 2014 Israel Prize for Talmud Study in Hebrew

The JTS Library Receives NEH Grant to Make Cairo Genizah Fragments Globally Available

Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen's 2014 Commencement Address

Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen's Commencement Address 2014

Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen's 2014 Ordination Address

Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen's Ordination Address 2014

Chancellor Eisen and Dr. David Golinkin on Judaism’s Vital Religious Center

Chancellor Eisen and Dr. David Golinkin on Judaism’s Vital Religious Center

Read Chancellor Arnold Eisen’s Parashat Behar: Peacemaking and the Quest for Holiness in the Huffington Post

Read Chancellor Arnold Eisen’s Parashat Behar: Peacemaking and the Quest for Holiness in the Huffington Post

JTS Announces 2014 Commencement Speaker MK Dr. Ruth Calderon and Honorary Degree Recipients

JTS Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen on The Story of Israel

JTS Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen on The Story of Israel

JTS Professor David Fishman Named to Academic Committee of United States Holocaust Memorial Council

JTS Professor David Fishman Named to Academic Committee of United States Holocaust Memorial Council

Gleanings: The Goals and Purposes of Israel Education from The Davidson School

Gleanings: The Goals and Purposes of Israel Education from The Davidson School

JTS's Dr. David Kraemer and Rabbi Daniel Nevins talk to The New York Times about technology at the seder

JTS's Dr. David Kraemer and Rabbi Daniel Nevins talk to The New York Times about technology at the seder

New Questions for Modern Families—A Passover Conversation

New Questions for Modern Families—A Passover Conversation

Sound Bytes of Torah for Passover: 10 New Videos from JTS

Sound Bytes of Torah for Passover: 10 New Videos from JTS

Yom Hasho’ah: Documents from The JTS Library and Songs by Johanna Spector

Yom Hasho’ah: Documents from The JTS Library and Songs by Johanna Spector

JTS Alumni Top the Jewish Daily Forward’s 2014 List of “Most Inspiring Rabbis”

JTS Alumni Top the Jewish Daily Forward’s 2014 List of “Most Inspiring Rabbis”

JTS and JTS Alumni Receive Covenant Foundation Grant Awards

JTS and JTS Alumni Receive Covenant Foundation Grant Awards

Chancellor Arnold Eisen on Marriage, Family, and Torah

Chancellor Arnold on Marriage, Family, and Torah

JTS Professor Shamma Friedman Wins 2014 Israel Prize for Talmud Study

JTS Professor Shamma Friedman Wins 2014 Israel Prize for Talmud Study

Read This Week's Torah Commentary: Parashat Metzora 5774

Torah from JTS

JTS to Hold Context Study Tour of Spain in May 2014

JTS to Hold Context Study Tour of Spain in May 2014

JTS Chancellor Arnold Eisen to Speak at Dix Hills Jewish Center

JTS Chancellor Arnold Eisen to Speak at Dix Hills Jewish Center

Chancellor Arnold Eisen on Educating for Human Wholeness

Chancellor Arnold Eisen on Educating for Human Wholeness

JTS Presents Following Different Strings: Jewish Destinies and Destinations—An Evening of Chamber Music from The Juilliard School

JTS Presents Following Different Strings: Jewish Destinies and Destinations—An Evening of Chamber Music from The Juilliard School

JTS to Host Community Night Study Sessions

JTS to Host Community Night Study Sessions

JTS to Host Hazon Founder Nigel Savage: “What’s Next for the Jewish Food Movement?”

JTS to Host Hazon Founder Nigel Savage: “What’s Next for the Jewish Food Movement?”

Alan Alda Interviews Letty Cottin Pogrebin on Friendship and the New Etiquette of Illness

Alan Alda Interviews Letty Cottin Pogrebin on Friendship and the New Etiquette of Illness

JTS to Host Masorti on Campus Student-Leadership Shabbaton

JTS to Host Masorti on Campus Student-Leadership Shabbaton

JTS Presents “The Future of Judaism and Islam on American Campuses”—The Annual Pope John Paul II Lecture

JTS Presents “The Future of Judaism and Islam on American Campuses”—The Annual Pope John Paul II Lecture

JTS Hosts Provocative Discussion: “Patient Autonomy in the Dying Process—A Jewish Perspective”

JTS Hosts Provocative Discussion: “Patient Autonomy in the Dying Process—A Jewish Perspective”

JTS Chancellor Arnold Eisen Is Calling All Rabbis

JTS Chancellor Arnold Eisen Is Calling All Rabbis

JTS’s H. L. Miller Cantorial School Receives Generous Endowment from the John Leopold and Martha Dellheim Endowment Fund

JTS’s H. L. Miller Cantorial School Receives Generous Endowment from the John Leopold and Martha Dellheim Endowment Fund

JTS to Present “Abraham Joshua Heschel: The Call of Transcendence” Author Rabbi Shai Held in Conversation with JTS Chancellor Arnold Eisen

JTS to Present “Abraham Joshua Heschel: The Call of Transcendence” Author Rabbi Shai Held in Conversation with JTS Chancellor Arnold Eisen

JTS Chancellor Arnold Eisen on "Israel in White and Gray"

JTS Chancellor Arnold Eisen on "Israel in White and Gray"

JTS Presents Panel Discussion in Conjunction with Its Exhibition The Presence of Trees: Photographs by Larry Lederman

JTS Presents Panel Discussion in Conjunction with Its Exhibition The Presence of Trees: Photographs by Larry Lederman

JTS to Hold “Jewish University for a Day” in Chicago

JTS to Hold “Jewish University for a Day” in Chicago

JTS Chancellor Eisen on 'Hanukkah Miracles at the White House'

JTS Chancellor Eisen on 'Hanukkah Miracles at the White House'

Chancellor Arnold Eisen Says L’Chaim! to Conservative Judaism in the Jewish Week

Chancellor Arnold Eisen Says L’Chaim! to Conservative Judaism in the Jewish Week

A rabbi whose good friend became the pope: Rabbi Abraham Skorka recently talked about his friend at JTS, and in this AP article

A rabbi whose good friend became the pope: Rabbi Abraham Skorka recently talked about his friend at JTS, and in this AP article

Read the Jewish Week Review of Yudith Schreiber: Blind Impress Photography Exhibition at JTS

Read the Jewish Week Review of Yudith Schreiber: Blind Impress Photography Exhibition at JTS

JTS and B’nai Torah Congregation Dinner to Honor Jill and Congressman Ted Deutch on December 9

JTS Rabbinic Training Institute Receives Grant to Support Women Rabbis

JTS to Launch JustCity Leadership Institute, a Two-Week Precollege Program for High School Change Makers

PURIM AT JTS

PURIM AT JTS

PASSOVER—THE STORY, THE SEDER, THE CELEBRATION

PASSOVER 2014

JTS Presence Abounds in Innovative Organizations Named to Slingshot 2013–2014

JTS Presence Abounds in Innovative Organizations Named to Slingshot 2013–2014

Alumna Anna Hanau, Associate Director of Food Programs at Hazon, Writes about Having "The Best of Both Worlds" at List College

Alumna Anna Hanau, Associate Director of Food Programs at Hazon, Writes about Having "The Best of Both Worlds" at List College

Yudith Schreiber: Blind Impress Photography Exhibition Opens at JTS

Read Chancellor Arnold Eisen's Address from United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism’s Centennial

Read Chancellor Arnold Eisen's Address from United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism’s Centennial

JTS Presents: The Sacred Power of Jazz, Featuring The Juilliard Jazz Ensemble with Rodney Jones

JTS Presents “Israel’s Safety, Israel’s Soul: Hopes and Fears in Contemporary Israel”

Chancellor Eisen in Haaretz: New Pew Report, “Reengaging American Jews—Before They Drift Away”

Chancellor Eisen in Haaretz: New Pew Report, “Reengaging American Jews—Before They Drift Away”

Center for Pastoral Education at JTS Hails Major New Grant from the Charles H. Revson Foundation

Pope Francis Coauthor Rabbi Abraham Skorka to Speak on “Pope Francis and the Jews” at JTS

JTS Launches A Month of Social Action: Slavery and Human Trafficking

JTS Launches A Month of Social Action: Slavery and Human Trafficking

Meet the Director - JTS Film Series "Amos Gitai: Architecture and Israel"

Meet the Director - JTS Film Series "Amos Gitai: Architecture and Israel"

JTS to Hold “Jewish Women’s University for a Day” in Houston

Best-Selling Author Dr. Alan Lightman to Lecture at JTS

The JTS Library Marks the Opening of the Polonsky Digitization Lab in Memory of Rabbi Marc Tanenbaum

Read Chancellor Arnold Eisen’s 2013 Kol Nidrei Message

Read Chancellor Arnold Eisen’s 2013 Kol Nidrei Message

JTS Presents “What Is Life Worth? Tailoring the Law to Meet the Challenges of Unique Catastrophes,” a Lecture by Former 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Special Master Kenneth R. Feinberg

Watch JTS Artist-in-Residence Tobi Kahn Discuss Contemporary Jewish Art and the Jerusalem Biennale

Watch JTS Artist-in-Residence Tobi Kahn Discuss Contemporary Jewish Art and the Jerusalem Biennale

Read Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen’s Huffington Post article on the Secular-Religious Divide

Read Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen’s Huffington Post article on the Secular-Religious Divide

Now Accepting Applications for 2014-2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Any Field of Jewish Studies

Now Accepting Applications for 2014–2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Any Field of Jewish Studies

The Davidson School of JTS Receives Major Grant from AVI CHAI Foundation

The Davidson School of JTS Receives Major Grant from AVI CHAI Foundation

The Esslingen Mahzor: A Treasure for the High Holidays

The Esslingen Mahzor: A Treasure for the High Holidays

Chancellor Eisen’s New Blog Post: “Belfast and Jerusalem: ‘Something There Is That Doesn’t Love a Wall’”

Chancellor Eisen’s New Blog Post: “Belfast and Jerusalem: ‘Something There Is That Doesn’t Love a Wall’”

First Cohort of the Jewish Early Childhood Education Leadership Institute Completes Training

Picture Yourself at List College

Picture Yourself at List College

Sing, Pray, Think, Speak, and Strive for Spiritual Connection this Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Sing, Pray, Think, Speak, and Strive for Spiritual Connection this Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

JTS Hosts Interfaith Ramadan Dinner

JTS Board of Trustees Elects New Member

Chicago's 36 Under 36 List Includes JTS Graduate Rabbi David Russo

Oy!Chicago

JTS Announces Winners of its Third Annual Excellence in Jewish Studies Award

JTS Announces Winners of its Third Annual Excellence in Jewish Studies Award

JTS Names Recipients of the Young Jewish Educators Award

JTS Names Recipients of the Young Jewish Educators Award

Chancellor Eisen Blogs About “Jews of the Wall”

Chancellor Eisen Blogs About “Jews of the Wall”

Dr. Jeffrey Kress Named Interim Dean of JTS's William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education

Dr. Jeffrey Kress Named Interim Dean of JTS's William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education

Two JTS Alumni and One Incoming Student Named to the Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36” List of Visionary Leaders

Two JTS Alumni and One Incoming Student Named to the Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36” List of Visionary Leaders

US Congressman John R. Lewis's Commencement Address at JTS Featured in the Huffington Post

US Congressman John R. Lewis's Commencement Address at JTS Featured in the Huffington Post

Convocation at JTS Honors Cantors for Dedicated Service

The Jewish Theological Seminary Confers 120 Degrees at 2013 Commencement

2013 Commencement and Tekes Hasmakhah, Ceremony of Rabbinical Ordination and Cantorial Investiture

2013 Commencement and Tekes Hasmakhah, Ceremony of Rabbinical Ordination and Cantorial Investiture

Chancellor Eisen Addresses the 2013 Class of JTS Rabbis and Cantors at their Ordination and Investiture

Chancellor Eisen Addresses the 2013 Class of JTS Rabbis and Cantors at their Ordination and Investiture

Chancellor Arnold Eisen's 2013 JTS Commencement Address

Chancellor Arnold Eisen's 2013 JTS Commencement Address

Read about "Bratslav-Beethoven-Bratslav," a Groundbreaking Theatrical Event Produced by JTS, in the Jewish Week

Read about "Bratslav-Beethoven-Bratslav," a Groundbreaking Theatrical Event Produced by JTS, in the Jewish Week

JTS Presents Jewish Perspectives on Quality of Life

Chancellor Arnold Eisen Delivers Commencement Speech at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen Delivers Commencement Speech at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

JTS Center for Pastoral Education Meets a $750,000 Fund-Raising Challenge

JTS Produces "Bratslav-Beethoven-Bratslav," a Groundbreaking Theatrical Event

Watch Knesset Member Dr. Ruth Calderon Discuss “Building Bridges Among Jews” at JTS

Watch Knesset Member Dr. Ruth Calderon Discuss “Building Bridges Among Jews” at JTS

The Jewish Theological Seminary Partners with BGU's Israel Studies Program

Watch the JTS Live Stream Lunch and Learn with Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen

Watch the JTS Live Stream Lunch and Learn with Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen

A Conversation with Greg Bellow, Acclaimed Author of the New "Saul Bellow’s Heart: A Son’s Memoir"

Steal a Pencil for Me: New Opera Based on True Holocaust Love Story to Be Performed at JTS

JTS Presents “Yours? Mine? Ours? Economies for a Sustainable Earth”

Watch JTS Live Stream Lunch and Learn with Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen

JTS Live Stream Lunch and Learn with Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen

Join JTS for a Live Stream Lunch and Learn on “Radical Jewish Law: The Surprising Rulings of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef”

Join JTS for a Live Stream Lunch and Learn on “Radical Jewish Law: The Surprising Rulings of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef”

Knesset Member Dr. Ruth Calderon Discusses “Building Bridges Among Jews” at JTS

Knesset Member Dr. Ruth Calderon Discusses “Building Bridges Among Jews” at JTS

JTS Signs Amicus Brief Supporting Challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)

JTS Signs Amicus Brief Supporting Challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)

10 JTS Graduates Included in "America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis" in The Jewish Daily Forward

10 JTS Graduates Included in "America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis" in The Jewish Daily Forward

JTS Hosts “The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Meaning and Message 70 Years Later”

“Beyond the Four Questions: Creating Fun and Meaningful Seders for Children,” A Live Stream Lunch and Learn with Dr. Deborah Miller

Beyond the Four Questions: Creating Fun and Meaningful Seders for Children

JTS Presents The Juilliard Jazz Ensemble: The Jewish–African American Jazz Experience

Upcoming Lecture on JTS Professors Abraham Joshua Heschel and Mordecai M. Kaplan

Read Chancellor Arnold Eisen’s “Making Worship Live” in the Huffington Post

Read Chancellor Arnold Eisen’s “Making Worship Live” in the Huffington Post

Watch “The State of Catholic-Jewish Relations During Pope Benedict XVI” discussed by Rabbi Burton L. Visotzky

“The State of Catholic-Jewish Relations During Pope Benedict XVI”

Chancellor Arnold Eisen Pays Tribute to His Friend and Teacher, Rabbi David Hartman

Chancellor Arnold Eisen Pays Tribute to His Friend and Teacher, Rabbi David Hartman

The JTS Library Receives Major Grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

JTS Chancellor Arnold Eisen to Speak at Westchester Jewish Center

Space and Place in Jewish Studies—Conference on March 10 at JTS

“The Spatial Turn in Jewish Studies”

Dr. Kathleen M. O'Connor to Speak on "Living in Uncertain Times: Responses to Crisis in the Bible and in Our Own Lives" at JTS

JTS Professor Richard Kalmin Awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

JTS to Host Panel Discussion on Social Justice in Multifaith Communities

JTS to Host Panel Discussion on Social Justice in Multifaith Communities

“Reading the Visual / Visualizing the Text,” Major Art Exhibition Opens at JTS

"Memory on Trial: Evaluating Eyewitness Identification Evidence in the 21st Century," A Lecture by the Honorable Stuart Rabner

"Memory on Trial: Evaluating Eyewitness Identification Evidence in the 21st Century," A Lecture by the Honorable Stuart Rabner, Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court

Participate in "Truth in the Bible," a JTS Live Stream Lunch and Learn

Participate in "'Truth’ in the Bible," a JTS Live Stream Lunch and Learn

The JTS Library Cosponsors “The Medieval Hebrew Manuscript Today: A Symposium” at The Jewish Museum

A Conversation with Chancellor Arnold Eisen at Westchester Jewish Center

A Conversation with Chancellor Arnold Eisen at Westchester Jewish Center 2013

JTS Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with 2013 Events

JTS HONORS DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

ART SHOW AT JTS

ART SHOW AT JTS

Read Chancellor Arnold Eisen's Blog: "Lights Against the Darkness"

Read Chancellor Arnold Eisen's Blog: "Lights Against the Darkness"

JTS Graduate School Sends Notable Cohort to the 44th Annual Association for Jewish Studies Conference

American Public Media’s “On Being” with Krista Tippett rebroadcasts an interview with Chancellor Arnold Eisen

American Public Media’s “On Being” with Krista Tippett rebroadcasts Chancellor Arnold Eisen’s interview, "The Spiritual Audacity of Abraham Joshua Heschel"

General Norton A. Schwartz Will Speak at JTS During Hanukkah: “‘Shalom, Shalom, Yet There Is No Peace’: Waging Peace and Making War”

Livestream Lunch and Learn: Sustenance for the Soul

Livestream Lunch and Learn: Sustenance for the Soul

Chancellor Arnold Eisen Reports from Jerusalem: A Week in Israel at War

Chancellor Eisen Reports from Jerusalem: A Week in Israel at War

JTS’s H. L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music Presents "We Are Lights: Music for Chanukah," Featuring Abraham Kaplan Premiere

JTS’s H. L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music Presents "We Are Lights: Music for Chanukah," Featuring Abraham Kaplan Premiere

Elaine and James Wolfensohn to be honored at JTS's Louis Marshall Dinner

Elaine and James Wolfensohn to be honored at JTS's Louis Marshall Dinner

JTS Library Book Talk: Dr. Jeffrey Kress Discusses "Development, Learning, and Community― Educating for Identity in Pluralistic Jewish High Schools"

JTS Library Book Talk: Jeffrey Kress

JTS to Host Best-Selling Authors Susan Isaacs and Linda Fairstein

A Message from Chancellor Eisen Regarding Hurricane Sandy

A Message from Chancellor Eisen Regarding Hurricane Sandy

Read "A Midlife Song of Praise" in The Jewish Week

Read "A Midlife Song of Praise" in The Jewish Week

A Message from Chancellor Eisen Regarding Hurricane Sandy

A Message from Chancellor Eisen Regarding Hurricane Sandy

JTS Presents: A Free Evening of Juilliard Vocal and Chamber Music

New JTS Venture with the Juilliard School Highlights 2012–2013 Season

Celebrate the Life and Work of Dr. Paula Hyman

Celebrate the Life and Work of Dr. Paula Hyman

“Is There a War on Women’s Health, and What Does Judaism Have to Say About It?”

JTS Presents “50 Years of Jewish-Catholic Dialogue”

JTS Professor Urges Egyptian President Morsy to Uphold Peace Treaty with Israel

“After the Election: Israel, America, and the Future of the Middle East”

JTS Awarded Renewed Funds to Support Innovation

Read Chancellor Arnold Eisen’s article, “Make Some Noise in Synagogue,” in Tablet Magazine

Read Chancellor Arnold Eisen’s article, “Make Some Noise in Synagogue,” in Tablet, the daily online magazine

The Davidson School's new Kesher Hadash Israel Program is "Bringing Israel Education Home" in The Jewish Daily Forward

The Davidson School's new Kesher Hadash Isreal Program is "Bringing Israel Education Home"

The Jewish Week features The Davidson School’s new Israel program in “Kesher Hadash: Forging Their Own ‘New Connection’”

The Jewish Week features The Davidson School’s new Israel program in “Kesher Hadash: Forging Their Own ‘New Connection’”

Read Chancellor Eisen's article, "A New Page for Jewish Learning," in The Wall Street Journal

Read Chancellor Eisen's article, "A New Page for Jewish Learning," in The Wall Street Journal

JTS Board of Trustees Elects Three New Members

JTS Board of Trustees Elects Three New Members

JTS Hosts Library Book Talk by Dr. Yoram Hazony on The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture

JTS Hosts Library Book Talk by Dr. Yoram Hazony on The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture

David and Inez Myers Foundation Grant Awarded to JTS Rabbinical School

The Center for Pastoral Education at JTS Receives Renewed Funding from UJA-Federation of New York

Grant Provides Stipends for Student Internships

The JTS Library Features New Exhibit on the Dreyfus Affair

Chancellor Eisen's First in a Series of Blog Posts on Leadership

Chancellor Eisen's First in a Series of Blog Posts on Leadership

Three JTS Alumni Named to the Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36” List of Cutting-Edge Leaders for 2012

Three JTS Alumni Named to the Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36” List of Cutting-Edge Leaders for 2012

Read Chancellor Eisen’s Letter to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

Read Chancellor Eisen’s Letter to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

The Jewish Theological Seminary Confers 115 Degrees at 2012 Commencement

JTS Faculty Member Dr. Anne Lapidus Lerner Receives Honorary Doctorate from Hebrew College

JTS Students Win Coveted Jewish Innovators Contest

The Jewish Theological Seminary Announces Winners of its Second Annual Excellence in Jewish Studies Award

Chancellor Eisen Blogs About Meeting with President Obama in “At the White House”

Chancellor Eisen’s new blog post is about his personal impressions of President Obama, the president’s relationship to religion, and their recent dialogue at the White House concerning Conservative Jewish issues.

Chancellor Eisen Blogs About Women in the Rabbinate with Rabbis Abbi Sharofsky and Annie Lewis

Chancellor Eisen’s latest blog post is a dialogue with Abbi Sharofsky and Annie Lewis, both recently ordained at JTS, about the challenges faced by women rabbis.

JTS Professors Dr. Alan Mintz and Dr. David G. Roskies Receive Prestigious Awards

JTS Professor Burton L. Visotzky Named to Council on Foreign Relations

"The Magic of Jewish Summer Camp"—Chancellor Eisen's New Blog Post

New by Chancellor Eisen, "The Magic of Jewish Summer Camp" at "On My Mind: Arnie Eisen"

Fourteen JTS Graduates Included in Newsweek / Daily Beast 2012 List of "America’s Top 50 Rabbis"

JTS to Host Screening and Panel Discussion of Emmy-Nominated Documentary

The Jewish Theological Seminary’s Wagner Institute Presents "The Ethics of Power: Might vs. Right"

"Embodied Care" at The Jewish Theological Seminary

Chancellor Eisen Blogs About “Making Torah Relevant to Millennials: Rabbis and 21st-Century Communications”

Chancellor Eisen's latest blog post is about about using new media to engage Jewish Millennials.

New David Berg Foundation Grant for JTS Library

Chancellor Eisen Blogs with Rabbi Charlie Schwartz About Yom Ha’atzma’ut

Chancellor Eisen’s latest blog post is a dialogue with Rabbi Charlie Schwartz about Yom Ha’atzma’ut

JTS Professor Edna Nahshon's Jews and Theater in an Intercultural Context Just Published

JTS Presents "The Stranger at Our Gates"—Exclusion and Inclusion in Contemporary America

JTS Hosts Lecture on Answering a Question with a Question: Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Jewish Thought

JTS Launches Continuing Education Initiative for Cantors at CA Yom Iyun

JTS Receives AVI CHAI Grant for Strategic Planning at The Davidson School

JTS and the JCC Association Announce the Launch of the Jewish Experiential Leadership Institute

"'They Shall Bear Fruit Even in Old Age': A Jewish Response to Aging in America"

JTS's Cantorial School Announces Faculty Composers in Concert and a Student Recital

"Moses, Pharaoh and the Candidates" by Chancellor Arnold Eisen for the Huffington Post

Chancellor Arnold Eisen for The Huffington Post, "Moses, Pharaoh and the Candidates"

"Making Sacred Spaces" by Chancellor Eisen, New in the Huffington Post

Chancellor Arnold Eisen for The Huffington Post, "Making Sacred Spaces"

New JTS Continuing Education Initiative for Rabbis Launches at the 2012 RA Convention

JTS to Honor Distinguished Litigator Evan R. Chesler

What to Wear: Women, Clothing, Religion—March 11 at JTS

What to Wear: Women, Clothing, Religion—March 11 at JTS

The Jewish Theological Seminary Launches JTS iTunes U Site

The Jewish Theological Seminary Launches JTS iTunes U Site

JTS Library Exhibit Honors Martin Luther King Jr.'s Ties to JTS and Conservative Judaism

Chancellor Eisen Reports on the 2012 Rabbinic Training Institute

Chancellor Eisen's newest blog post reports on the 2012 Rabbinic Training Institute (RTI)

JTS to Establish Polonsky Digitization Lab

Seats for U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer Lecture at JTS Are Now Filled

JTS Library Hosts Book Talk on New Book about the En Yaaqov

JTS Hosts "Lost Texts: A Graduate Student Conference"

Chancellor Eisen Writes About Israel Now and Making Sacred Spaces in Two New Online Posts

New by Chancellor Eisen, "Israel in Winter" at "On My Mind: Arnie Eisen" and "Making Sacred Spaces" for The Huffington Post

Chancellor Eisen's Latest Blog Posts

Chancellor Eisen on his father's yortseyt, and how his life was shaped by him; Chancellor Eisen on "Coming Closer to Israel" in response to many comments on a previous blog post about Israel

JTS and Columbia University’s Center for New Media Teaching and Learning Announce Three-Year Pilot Project

JTS and Columbia University’s Center for New Media Teaching and Learning Announce Three-Year Pilot Project

"On My Father's Yortseyt"—Chancellor Eisen's New Blog Post

Chancellor Eisen on his father's yortseyt, and how his life was shaped by him.

"Israel: Our Loyalty and Love Undiminished" by Chancellor Eisen in the new CJ: Voices of Conservative/Masorti Judaism

"Israel: Our Loyalty and Love Undiminished" by Chancellor Eisen in the new CJ: Voices of Conservative/Masorti Judaism

Dr. Judith Hauptman Sheds New Light on the Hanukkah Miracle

Dr. Judith Hauptman Shines Light on the Hanukkah Miracle in The Jewish Week

"Tim Tebow and the Lessons of Hanukkah" by Chancellor Arnold Eisen for the Huffington Post

Chancellor Arnold Eisen for The Huffington Post, "Tim Tebow and the Lessons of Hanukkah"

"Distancing From Israel"--Chancellor Eisen's New Blog Post

Chancellor Eisen Discusses Distancing From Israel

JTS to Have Large Presence at AJS Annual Conference

"The Ministry of Immigrant Absorption Ads: Not a Misunderstanding"—Read Chancellor Eisen's Blog, On My Mind: Arnie Eisen

"The Ministry of Immigrant Absorption Ads: Not a Misunderstanding" On My Mind: Arnie Eisen Blog

JTS Professor Burton Visotzky Named to Forward 50

JTS Presents “Religion and the Media”

JTS Alumni Included in Slingshot Fund’s Annual Guide

Convocation Honors Rabbis for Dedicated Service

JTS Welcomes His Eminence Kurt Cardinal Koch to New York on October 31

"The Pilgrim Family: A Jewish Perspective On Thanksgiving" by Chancellor Arnold Eisen for the Huffington Post

Chancellor Arnold Eisen for The Huffington Post, "The Pilgrim Family: A Jewish Perspective On Thanksgiving"

Chancellor Eisen Launches New Blog with Post on West Point

Chancellor Eisen Launches New Blog with Post on West Point

The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary Honors Military Chaplain Rabbi Judah Nadich with New Exhibit and a Salute to Veteran’s Day

Newest JTS Arts Program Gets Underway

JTS Joins White House Interfaith Initiative on Student/Community Dialogue

JTS Releases 2011 Israel Study by Professor Steven M. Cohen

JTS Launches Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue

A Decade After 9/11

Two JTS Graduates Win Prestigious Fellowship

The Jewish Theological Seminary, Hartford Seminary, and the Islamic Society of North America to Present Second Workshop on “Judaism and Islam in America”

JTS Professor Attends White House Iftar Dinner

JTS Rabbi Burton L. Visotzky Hosts Interfaith Visit to 9/11 Memorial Site

Devar Torah in Observance of Kristallnacht by Rabbi Ute Steyer

In observance of Kristallnacht, The Jewish Theological Seminary is pleased to present this remarkable account by Rabbi Ute Steyer, ordained by The Rabbinical School in 2009 and presently Research and Program Manager of the Center for Pastoral Education at JTS.

Read Chancellor Eisen's latest for The Huffington Post, "Finding the Joys of Jewish Community at Camp Ramah"

Chancellor Arnold Eisen for The Huffington Post, "Finding the Joys of Jewish Community at Camp Ramah"

"A Message of Hope on the Jewish New Year" by Chancellor Arnold Eisen for The Huffington Post

Chancellor Arnold Eisen for The Huffington Post, "A Message of Hope on the Jewish New Year"

Jewels of Elul

Jewels of Elul 5771

Former JTS Professor Haim Zalman Dimitrovsky Dies at 91

“The Book of Jonah: A Seriously Funny Book”

Day School Leadership Training Institute Completes Summer Retreat at JTS

“God Bless America: Religion and Politics in the United States Today”

The Saul Lieberman Institute of The Jewish Theological Seminary Announces the Online Launch of Its Sol and Evelyn Henkind Talmud Text Databank

Selichot Kalmanofsky

Our Better Angels: Resources for the 10th Anniversary Commemoration of 9/11

JTS Professor Receives Prestigious Appointment

The Jewish Theological Seminary Premieres Visual Judaism, a Summer Lecture Series Hosted by Renowned Scholar Lee I. Levine

JTS Board of Trustees Elects Three New Members

JTS Student and JTS Alumna Named to Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36” List:

The Jewish Theological Seminary Recognizes Teens for Excellence in Leadership, Service, and Judaic Studies

Nancy Abramson, Samuel Barth, and Sarah Tauber Join the JTS Community

JTS Recognizes Two of Its Own: 2011 Covenant Award Winners

Conservative Judaism: A Community Conversation

141 Degrees Conferred at JTS Commencement Exercises

Ryan Higgins, Student at The Jewish Theological Seminary, Has Been Awarded the New Edith Marks Prize in Semitics

Seventeen JTS Alums Included in Newsweek's Annual List of the "50 Most Influential Rabbis in America"

JTS and UTS Present Our Better Angels: Religious Leaders Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

The Jewish Theological Seminary’s H. L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music Announces New Director—and New Direction

Volumes II Art Exhibit to Open at JTS

“Talking About Israel, Educating for Israel: American Jewish Challenges and Opportunities”

The Jewish Theological Seminary, in Cooperation With HBO, to Sponsor Screening of How to Die in Oregon and Post-Screening Conversation With the Director and Subjects From the Documentary

Nazi-Looted Jewish Archives in Moscow: A Guide to Jewish Historical and Cultural Collections in the Russian State Military Archive

Dr. Shamma Friedman of The Jewish Theological Seminary Wins Esteemed Landau Prize for Rabbinic Literature and Talmud

“Insiders and Outsiders: Diaspora Jews and the Construction of Jewish Identity and Culture”

JTS Library Loans Medieval Hebrew Bible to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education to Launch Innovative Kesher Hadash Semester-in-Israel Program

JTS to Honor Visionary Leaders Ruth and Stephen Hendel

Sacred Trash

Sage Tales: Wisdom and Wonder from the Rabbis of the Talmud

“The State of Catholic-Jewish Relations in the United States”

John Muir in the New World

Tikvah Institute for Jewish Thought at JTS Presents Innovative Rabbinic Seminar Program

JTS Announces Two New Administrative Appointments

“Children of Abraham: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Views on Stem Cell Research and Shaping Public Policy”

The Jewish Theological Seminary Receives Grant for Project Judaica’s Jewish Archival Survey

The Art of Matrimony: Thirty Splendid Marriage Contracts from The Jewish Theological Seminary Library

JTS Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen to Lead a Discussion: "Toward a Jewish Theology of Pluralism"

The Jewish Theological Seminary’s Wagner Institute Presents “Times of Crisis: Trying Moments and Great Possibilities”

Rebecca and Israel Ivry Prozdor High School of The Jewish Theological Seminary to Mark its 60th Anniversary

List College Partners With Muhlenberg College

The Jewish Theological Seminary to Present “GenNext: Religious Leadership 40 and Under”

JTS to Honor Distinguished Litigator Daniel J. Beller

Rebecca and Israel Ivry Prozdor High School of The Jewish Theological Seminary Accepting New Students for Spring 2011 Semester

Tikvah Institute for Jewish Thought to Present Three Lectures on Contemporary Jewish Theology at JTS

Judith Shulevitz to Speak at The Jewish Theological Seminary

JTS Sponsors a Panel Discussion on End of Life Issues and the New York Palliative Care Information Act

JTS Wins Annual Healthy Dining Award

The Reverend Dr. James Alexander Forbes Jr. to Speak at JTS

JTS Professor Coedits New Book on Jewish Mysticism

JTS Professor Spearheads Report on Jewish Leaders in Their Twenties and Thirties

B’nai Torah and JTS to Honor Rabbi David Michael Steinhardt at Annual Dinner

JTS Graduate School Sends Notable Cohort to the Association for Jewish Studies' Annual Conference

JTS Scholar Wins Prestigious Book Award

JTS Convocation Honors Jewish Educators for Dedicated Service

JTS Establishes the Benjamin Botwinick Award and Fellowship Program

JTS Library Announces Upcoming Book Talks

JTS Mitzvah Initiative Adds 25 New Congregations

New Exhibitions of Jewish Art and History Now at The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary

JTS Cosponsors Conference on “Students Against the Holocaust: Jewish and Christian Seminary Students Who Spoke Out Against the Nazi Genocide”

JTS Graduate Student Receives Prestigious Fellowship

JTS Board of Trustees Elects Five New Members

JTS and Temple Beth Sholom to Honor Synagogue Leaders:

The Jewish Theological Seminary, Islamic Society of North America, and Hartford Seminary to Host Landmark Roundtable on Judaism and Islam in America

JTS Professor to Speak at Doha Conference on Interfaith Dialogue in Qatar

Renowned Israeli Playwright to Speak at JTS

Louis Finkelstein Institute Lecture:

JTS Student Jessica Fisher Helps the Nourishing Kitchen Win Post’s $25,000 Grant

JTS Graduate School Establishes New Alliance to Promote Interfaith Understanding

JTS Appoints New Director of the Louis Finkelstein Institute

The Jewish Theological Seminary Launches The Institute for Jewish Learning

Sixteen JTS Alumnae Included in Forward’s Inaugural List of Influential Female Rabbis:

JTS Graduate Wins Prestigious John Nicholas Brown Prize

The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary and Park Avenue Synagogue Announce the Parashah Partnership

The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary and HebrewBooks.org Launch New Website

Two JTS Students and One Alumnus Named to Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36” List:

Seventeen JTS Alums Included in Newsweek’s Annual List of the“50 Most Influential Rabbis in America”

JTS Student Awarded Marks Prize in Bible

New Cohort of Schusterman Rabbinical Fellows Announced

JTS Graduate Wins First Goldziher Prize:

Bernard G. Segal Memorial Lecture: The Promise and Perils of Subsidizing the Press—Legal and Policy Issues

JTS Doctoral Candidates Receive Dissertation Grants from Targum Shlishi

Center for Pastoral Education Receives Generous Grant from the Jewish Foundation for the Education of Women

JTS Artist-in-Residence Program Opens Exhibition

Third Cohort of the Leadership Institute to Begin in January 2011

124 Degrees Conferred at JTS Commencement Exercises

Kehilat Hadar Holding Summer Services at JTS

JTS’s Ivry Prozdor High School Graduates 13

Convocation Honors Rabbis for Dedicated Service

The Jim Joseph Foundation Awards $15 Million Grant toThe Jewish Theological Seminary

The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary’s Website to Be Archived by the Library of Congress

Teens Recognized for Excellence in Leadership, Service, and Judaic Studies

JTS to Honor Community Leaders at 2010 Mid-Atlantic Awards Dinner

The Women Who Reconstructed American Jewish Education, 1910–1965:A New Anthology Edited by Carol Ingall

JTS Faculty Member to Perform in New York Area Concerts

Thinking Creatively and Thinking Justly—JTS Students Establish Social Justice Initiative

Rabbi Mychal Springer to Receive Award from Jewish Funds for Justice

A Conversation With Hillel Halkin and Raymond Scheindlin on Translating Yehuda Halevi

Project Judaica to Sponsor Israeli Film Festival

JTS to Honor Community Leaders at Northern Virginia Tribute Dinner

JTS Scholar Receives Prestigious Ryskamp Fellowship

“Heaven and Hell: A Jewish Perspective”

JTS to Honor Senator Carl Levin and Representative Sander Levin

Health Care Reform: A Panel Discussion at JTS

“Empowered Judaism: What Independent Minyanim Can Teach Us about Building Vibrant Jewish Communities”

The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary Presents an Evening of Chamber Music

David Makovsky and Arnold Eisen to Discuss the Middle East Peace Process

JTS to Honor Community Leaders at New Jersey Regional Dinner

Dr. Menahem Schmelzer, JTS Scholar, Receives Prestigious Award

JTS Provost to Serve as Resident Scholar at Columbus Community Shabbaton

William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education Receives Major Grant from the Covenant Foundation

JTS@JCC: JTS Scholars to Hold Lectures and Workshops at JCC Manhattan

List College Alumna Awarded Nahum Goldmann Fellowship

Translating Psalms: An Evening of Dialogue and Discussion Hosted by The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary

JTS Scholar to Discuss “Tel Aviv at 100: Public and Private Spaces” at Community-Wide Lecture Hosted by Temple Sholom

Beyond the Afikomen: A JTS Minicourse in Boston

Adath Israel Congregation to Host List College Dean for Scholar-in-Residence Weekend

JTS’s Boston Dinner of Ideas to Honor David Decter and Rabbi Ben Lanckton

JTS to Host Authors of “Hovering at a Low Altitude: The Collected Poetry of Dahlia Ravikovitch”

Scholars to Explore Science and Spirituality

Transforming American Jewish Life: A Celebration of the Teachers Institute’s 100th Anniversary

JTS Scholar Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

JTS to Honor Distinguished Litigator, Lawrence B. Pedowitz

JTS Scholar to Speak at Great Lakes Kollot Program

JTS Book Talk to Feature Editor of Uneasy Communion: Jews, Christians, and the Altarpieces of Medieval Spain

JTS Book Talk to Feature Author of Hope in a Democratic Age

Eric J. Rosen and Diane Wohl Elected to The Jewish Theological Seminary Board of Trustees

“Conservative Judaism: The Next Generation”: An Evening of Debate and Dialogue at B’nai Aviv

Scholars to Explore Religion, Science, and Wonder

Davidson School Dean to Serve as Kaplan Scholar-in-Residence at Congregation Beth Shalom

JTS to Host 20th Annual Jewish Collegiate Festival of the Performing Arts

Temple Emanu-El of Palm Beach to Host JTS Chancellor for Shabbat Dinner

Dr. Jonathan Sarna to Discuss “The Economic Meltdown and the Future of the Jewish Community” at JTS

Greetings From Russia: An Update on Project Judaica

Congregation Kol Ami to Host List College Dean as Scholar-In-Residence

“Doing Jewish Theology Today: God, Torah, and Israel in Modern Judaism” to Celebrate Remarkable Career of Rabbi Neil Gillman

“Choosing Judaism in an Age of Choice” Focus of JTS Adult Education Series

JTS Curator to Discuss “Courtship and Contract: The Art and History of Decorated Ketubbot”at Community-Wide Lecture Hosted by Temple Shalom

Community-Wide Program to Explore "Two Strange Stories of Resurrection in the Bible"

JTS Chancellor Arnold Eisen to Discuss “Mitzvah, Community, and the Future of Conservative Judaism” at Chizuk Amuno Congregation

JTS-Tampa Bay Outreach Lecture Series to Focus on “Bringing the Torah to Life”

 

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