TIC is a partner in sponsoring this four part series which will give communities the opportunity to learn from some of the world’s leading scholars and engage deeply with our texts and traditions. The first two series are as follows:
Tuesdays, 8:00-9:00 pm
Join JTS scholars as they uncover the hidden context around biblical figures and important eras in Jewish history.
November 10: Dr. David Fishman on how religious pre-Holocaust Eastern European Jewry actually was—or wasn’t
November 17: Dr. Alan Cooper on why we stopped caring about Moses’s descendants
December 1: Dr. Sarah Wolf on how foreign the beit midrash would feel to the early Rabbis
December 8: Dr. Amy Kalmanofsky on what the Bible really had against Jezebel
Wednesdays, 10:00-11:00 pm
Join Ziegler faculty as they explore issues related to race, gender equality, intersectionality, and building a democracy of the future.
November 11: Rabbi Cheryl Peretz will examine the centuries old Jewish march towards gender equality and justice
November 18: Rabbi Dr. Elliot Dorff will explore the concept of communal forgiveness
December 2: Rabbi Dr. Gail Labovitz on what Exodus has to teach us about intersectionality
December 9: Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Cohen on building a multiracial democracy