Scholarstream

SCHOLARS-IN-OUR-RESIDENCES

Fascinating learning in the comfort of your own home via Zoom. Beginning in August and spanning all the way up to May, the Conservative Movement seminaries and institutions are partnering to offer ScholarStream, a series that will bring our community face-to-face with the brightest and most engaging scholars our movement has to offer.

TIC is a proud co-sponsor and members will be able to register for ScholarStream at no cost using a special discount code. (Not a member? Contact Yael Slonim, Executive Director, for information on joining.)

Series #2: What’s Your Burning Question?
Wednesdays at 8:00 pm by Zoom

October 26: Rabbi Judah Nadich, Why Study Talmud?
November 2: Dr. Shira Epstein, Why Shouldn’t We Give Up On Synagogue Schools?
November 9: Dr. Sarit Kattan Gribetz, Where Did All the Women Go? Reflections on Studying the Gendered Past
November 16: Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, Changing Times: How Do We Know When to Change or When to Stay the Course?

Series #3: Great Thinkers Who Have Influenced Conservative Judaism
Wednesdays at 8:00 pm by Zoom
November 30:
Rabbi Gordon Tucker, Heschel on Prophecy: Spirituality and Activism
December 7: Rabbi Elliot Dorff, Understanding God and Ourselves Through the Stories of Our Tradition (Gillman)
December 14: Rabbi Gail Labovitz, Gender, Theology, Halakhah: the Works of Rachel Adler
December 21: Arnold M. Eisen, What’s Next for Conservative Judaism: What Has Changed, What Will Change, and What Should Change?

Series #4: The Exodus in the Jewish Tradition: Philosophy, Bible, Midrash and Art
Wednesdays at 12:00 pm by Zoom
January 11:
Professor Ari Ackerman, The Exodus and the Struggle for Civil Rights in the Thought of Prof. A. J. Heschel (in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the 50th Yahrzeit of Prof. Heschel)
January 18: Rabbi Prof. David Frankel, Two Conceptions of the Miracle at the Sea
January 25: Rabbi Prof. David Golinkin, The Ten Plagues and the Exodus in Jewish Art
February 1: Dr. Tamar Kadari, “By the merit of righteous women were our ancestors redeemed from Egypt”: A Midrashic View of the Exodus

Series #5: How the Conservative Movement’s Law Committee Impacts our Lives Today
Wednesdays at 8:00 pm by Zoom
February 8: Rabbi Guy Austrian, TITLE TBD
February 15: Rabbi Joel Rembaum, TITLE TBD
February 22: Rabbi Susan Grossman, TITLE TBD
March 1: Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky, Halakha, Criminal Justice, and Capital Punishment

Series #6: Living our Values: Social Justice and Social Action
Wednesdays at 8:00 pm by Zoom
March 8: Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, Are They Idolators? Making Room for Other Religions
March 15: Professor Yael Landman, TITLE TBD
March 22: Rabbi Cheryl Peretz, What They Say is Just — Changing Law and the People Who Live It — An Examination of the Story of the Daughters of Zelophechad and What It Teaches About Changing Legal Interpretation
March 29: Professor Sarah Wolf, Love Your Neighbor As Yourself

Series #7: Counting the Days & Making Every Day Count
Wednesdays at 12:00 pm by Zoom

April 19: Rabbi Dikla Druckman Sherzer, Yom Hashoah
April 26: Rabbi Nava Meiersdorf, Yom Haatzmaut
May 3: Professor Eitan Fishbane, Lag BaOmer: Mystical Reflections on the Omer
May 10: Rabbi Cheryl Peretz, Multi-Sensory Experience of Receiving Torah

To register for free find the TIC discount code in the TIC weekly email. You will receive a Zoom link about 1 week before class and again on the morning of class.

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