Lectures & Conversations
Arabs and Jews Choosing a Shared Future
November 8, 2023 8:47 PM
Israel at War: Community Briefing with Michael Koplow
October 18, 2023 8:12 AM
The Role of the LGBTQ+ Community in Israel’s Democracy Today
June 23, 2023 6:56 PM
Israel’s Declaration of Independence
May 31, 2023 7:51 AM
This event is co-sponsored by Ansche Chesed, Romemu, LabShul, Congregation Rodeph Sholom and the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan.
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In Defense of Israeli Democracy: IDF Reservists Speak Out
March 12, 2023 6:55 PM
Moshe Halbertal, Ph.D., is a professor of Jewish thought and philosophy at the Hebrew University and the Gruss Professor of Law at NYU. His latest book, Nahmanides: Law and Mysticism, was published by Yale University Press in 2020.
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Post-Israeli Election: Reflections with Professor Moshe Halbertal
December 8, 2022 10:00 AM
This three-part experience occurs on Wednesdays, September 7, 14, 21 at 7:15PM.
This session is from Wednesday, September 7, 2022.
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In all Honesty: An Encounter with the Mahzor (First session)
September 23, 2022 9:09 AM
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz has twice been named one of America’s Top Rabbis by Newsweek and has been named by The Forward as one of the 50 most influential Jews and one of The Most Inspiring Rabbis in America. Rabbi Yanklowitz is the author of twenty books on Jewish ethics and his writings have appeared in outlets as prominent as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Guardian, and the Atlantic, as well as in many other secular and religious publications. He has served as speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and a Rothschild Fellow in Cambridge, UK.
This was the third session of a six session series. This conversation is from May 10, 2022.
Explore the other sessions on our website: https://www.bj.org/programs/sinai-bound/
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Torah Bound: Exploring Pirkei Avot with Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz
May 23, 2022 9:37 AM
Dena Weiss is Rosh Beit Midrash and Senior Faculty at Hadar, where she teaches Talmud, Midrash and Hasidut. Dena earned a BA in Religious Studies from New York University and an MA in Theology from Harvard Divinity School. She has studied and taught in a variety of Jewish educational settings including Drisha, Midreshet Lindenbaum, and Pardes. She currently serves as the editor-in-chief of the Mima’amakim journal of Jewish religious art.
This was the sixth session of a six session series. Explore the other sessions on our website: https://www.bj.org/programs/sinai-bound/
This conversation is from May 31, 2022.
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Torah Bound: Exploring Pirkei Avot with Dena Weiss
June 1, 2022 3:35 PM