Hodesh Tov

Hodesh Tov - Kislev

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Monday November 8, 2010

Cooper

"Jacob Wrestles With…Who or What?"

by Dr Alan Cooper, Elaine Ravich Professor of Jewish Studies and provost of The Jewish Theological Seminary

Hodesh Tov - Nisan

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Tuesday March 12, 2013

Hodesh Tov

"New Insights from the Mishnah"

by Judith Hauptman, E. Billi Ivry Professor of Talmud and Rabbinic Culture at The Jewish Theological Seminary

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Note: this podcast is a section of the keynote address to be delivered by Judith Hauptman in Jerusalem this summer at the opening session of the World Congress of Jewish Studies (in Hebrew).

Hodesh Tov - Adar

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Monday February 11, 2013

Hodesh Tov

"NLP: Taking on the Emotional Challenges of the Rabbinic Profession"

by Shlomo Tucker, dean, Schechter Rabbinical Seminary

Hodesh Tov - Sh'vat

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Friday January 11, 2013

Berenbaum

"How to Create a Holocaust Memorial Museum"

by Michael Berenbaum, director of the Sigi Ziering Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Ethics, and Professor of Jewish Studies at the American Jewish University

Hodesh Tov - Tevet

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Friday December 14, 2012

Eliezer Diamond

"A Second Look at Judaism and the Environment"

by Eliezer Diamond, Rabbi Judah Nadich Associate Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics, The Jewish Theological Seminary

Hodesh Tov - Kislev

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Thursday November 15, 2012

"The Yetzer Ha-tov in Rabbinic Thought"

by Moshe Benovitz, Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics, Schechter Institute

Hodesh Tov - Heshvan

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Tuesday October 16, 2012

rothberg"The Torah of Human Rights"

by Shaiya Rothberg, Teacher in Bible and Jewish Thought, Conservative Yeshiva

Hodesh Tov - Tishrei

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Wednesday September 19, 2012

RubensteinThe Rise of the Babylonian Rabbinic Academy: A Reconsideration of the Evidence

by Jeffrey Rubenstein, Skirball Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics, New York University

Hodesh Tov - Elul

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Monday August 20, 2012

Hammer"Prayerbook Commentaries"

by Reuven Hammer, founding director, Schechter Institute; past president, Rabbinical Assembly

Hodesh Tov - Iyar

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Friday May 10, 2013

Hodesh Tov

"Reconsidering and Reclaiming Experiential Education"

by Jeffrey Kress, associate professor and area coordinator of Jewish Education, and academic director of the Experiential Learning Initiative at the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education of The Jewish Theological Seminary

Hodesh Tov - Sh'vat

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Thursday January 2, 2014

Yossi Turner"Social Justice in Jewish Sources"

by Yossi Turner, Professor of Jewish Thought and Philosophy, Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies

Hodesh Tov - Tevet

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Tuesday December 3, 2013

Hodesh Tov

“What Does Mehkar Ha-talmud Have to Teach Us About Who We Are Today”
by Joshua Kulp, teacher of Talmud, Mishnah and Poskim, Conservative Yeshiva

Hodesh Tov - Kislev

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Monday November 4, 2013

“A Contemporary Look at the Story of Hanukkah”

by Dr. Benjamin Edidin Scolnic, Temple Beth Sholom, Hamden CT, bible scholar who has authored 11 books and over 80 articles.

He has been the Biblical Consultant on an archaeological dig in Egypt, the Northwest Sinai Archaeological Expedition, pursuing the route of the Exodus. His current area of interest is the relationship between the Book of Daniel and the story of Hanukkah, specifically the reasons for the Antiochene persecution.

Hodesh Tov - Heshvan

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Friday October 4, 2013

Hodesh Tov

“Out of Zion: Rabbinic Travel in the 4th Century”
by Mordecai Schwartz, adjunct assistant professor of Talmud and Rabbinics at JTS; Marion and Norman Kanzman charitable foundation distinguished scholar at the Pre-Collegiate Learning Center of New Jersey.

Hodesh Tov - Elul

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Wednesday August 7, 2013

Hodesh Tov

“The Prayer for the Government: Political Functions of Liturgy”

by Robert Scheinberg, United Synagogue of Hoboken

Materials for Download:

The "congregational" version of this presentation (includes some scans of siddurim)

Article by Barry Schwartz, "Hanoten Teshua: The Origin of the Traditional Jewish Prayer for the Government", HUCA 57 (1986) (available for order via (HUCA back-issues)

Article by Jonathan Sarna on Prayers for the Government in the US

Article by David Golinkin on prayers for government and the Prayer for State of Israel

Hodesh Tov - Tammuz

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Monday June 10, 2013

Hodesh Tov

“Evolutionary Theory and Jewish Religious Practice”

by Paul Shrell-Fox, Professor of Family and Community Studies, Schechter Institute

Hodesh Tov - Av

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Friday July 20, 2012

Glazer"Prophet of a New Paradigm: What the Ba'al Shem Tov's Pillar Prayer Can Teach the Children of Abraham Today"

by Aubrey Glazer, Jewish Community Center of Harrison

Hodesh Tov - Tammuz

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Wednesday June 20, 2012

Hoffman

"Performance Theory's Impact on Jewish Liturgy"

by Jeffrey Hoffman, Rabbi in Residence, The Academy for Jewish Religion

Hodesh Tov - Elul

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Monday August 29, 2011

silberschein

“Rethinking the Ban on Electricity on Shabbat”

by Danny Nevins, Pearl Resnick Dean of The Rabbinical School and dean of the Division of Religious Leadership of The Jewish Theological Seminary

Hodesh Tov - Sivan

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Friday June 3, 2011

silberschein

"Literary analysis of El Maley Rachamim for Victims of the Shoah"

by Rabbi Moshe Silberschein, Dean of the Schechter Rabbinical Seminary

The texts discussed in this podcast can be accessed here.

Hodesh Tov - Iyar

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Thursday May 5, 2011

Kalmanofsky

"Sisters + Their Stories in the Tanach" 

by Dr. Amy Kalmanofsky, Assistant Professor of Bible, The Jewish Theological Seminary

Hodesh Tov - Nisan

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Tuesday April 5, 2011

Doron Bar

"The Western Wall after the Six Day War" 

by Dr. Doron Bar, Senior Lecturer of Land of Israel Studies, Schechter Institute for Jewish Studies

Hodesh Tov - Adar II

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Thursday March 17, 2011

Visotzky"What's new in the Study of Aggadah" 

by Rabbi Burt Visotzky, Appleman Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies at The Jewish Theological Seminary

Hodesh Tov - Adar I

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Monday February 7, 2011

Ben Sommer

"Reclaiming the Bible as a Jewish Book: The Legacy of Three Conservative Scholars"

by Dr. Benjamin Sommer, Professor of Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages, Jewish Theological Seminary

Hodesh Tov - Sh'vat

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Sunday January 6, 2013

Gail Labovitz"Rabbis and Guerilla Girls

by Rabbi Gail Labovitz, Associate Professor of Rabbinics, Chair, Department of Rabbinics, American Jewish University

Hodesh Tov - Tevet

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Tuesday December 7, 2010

Diana Villa

"Conversion Annulments and the Current Policy of Israel’s Batei Din: A Halakhic Refutation

by Rabbi Diana Villa,  lecturer in Jewish Law and Talmud at the Schechter Rabbinical Seminary and a Senior Researcher at the Center for Women and Jewish Law at the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem

Hodesh Tov - Tishrei

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Monday October 3, 2011

“The Land of the Bible in Current Scholarship: Politics, Theology and the Academy”

by David Frankel, Lecturer in Bible at the Schechter Institute, Jerusalem

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