Events, Exhibits, and Programs at The Library

The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary hosts a variety of book talks, lectures, programs, and other public events. In addition, our special exhibitions provide museum-quality presentations of many of The Library's celebrated historical treasures in the context of Jewish education.


Thursday, October 23, 2014
6:00 p.m.

A reception in honor of the publication of 
Catalog of Judeo-Persian Manuscripts in The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary
by Dr. Vera Basch Moreen

The JTS Library holds the largest Judeo-Persian manuscript collection in the West, and the third largest in the world. This repository is crucial to understanding the intellectual legacy of the ancient Iranian Jewish community, whose extant works rest in only a few large but neglected collections.

"The People of the Book in the Land of the Book" Trip to Israel
A Special Mission Curated by The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary in Israel, November 5-11, 2014 

Join The JTS Library's Dr. David Kraemer and Naomi Steinberger for an unprecedented tour of Jewish books and Jewish libraries in the Land where it all began from November 5 to 11. Scheduled to coincide with an international conference of Jewish libraries convened by the National Library of Israel, this trip will make possible a series of unparalleled opportunities. Read more here. Space is limited; registration is as soon as possible. Call Hector Guzman at (212) 678-8075 to reserve your place(s) now, then fill out the registration form below, print, and mail with your deposit to confirm. 

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Library Exhibits
Sifre Evronot, Calendar Calculation Manuals, 16th–18th Centuries

Online Exhibitions
JTS Library Treasures: An online visit to The Library's Rare Book Room

Traveling Exhibitions
People of Faith, Land of Promise: In Celebration of 350 Years of Jewish Life in America (in facsimile)

Radical Visions: Graphic Satire in the Yiddish Press, 1894–1939
Sanctuary and Synagogue: The Experience of the Portuguese and Ashkenazic Jews in Amsterdam

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The Jewish Theological Seminary is located at 3080 Broadway (at 122nd Street) in New York City, and is accessible via the 1 train and the M4 and M104 buses.

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