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.

The Bus on Jaffa Road-Book Talk and Beit Midrash Rededication, November 19

The Bus on Jaffa Road
The Bus on Jaffa Road explores the 1996 incident that took the lives of JTS student Matthew Eisenfeld (z"l) and his fiancée, Sara Duker (z"l), and the couple's legacy. A discussion with writer Mike Kelly, award-winning columnist at the (Bergen) Record and author of Color Lines, will be held in The JTS Library at 7:30 p.m. Rabbi Daniel Nevins, Pearl Resnick Dean of the Rabbinical School and dean of the Division of Religious Leadership, will serve as moderator. 

A rededication of the Matthew Eisenfeld (z"l) and Sara Duker (z"l) Beit Midrash will be held at 7:00 p.m. To register, please email Hector Guzman at








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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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