ScholarStream is a four-part series which gives communities and individuals the opportunity to learn from some of the world’s leading scholars and engage deeply with our texts and traditions. We are proud to be launching our 5th and 6th series, beginning over the next two weeks. Join hundreds of communities and thousands of participants who have already tuned in to our programs.
Sign up is $25 per series. Check with your synagogue to find out if they are a sponsor, and you can get a coupon code to register for free. Information and links to sign up are below.
Jews and Power: From Biblical to Modern Times
Wednesdays at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT
An exploration of the implementation of Jewish power, in the past and in the present. How have Jews rebelled against, accommodated to, and made use of structures of power in varying historical contexts?
- 2/24: Prof. Jack Wertheimer, “Money and Power in Today’s American Jewish Community”
- 3/3: Rabbi Gordon Tucker, “Allegations of Dual Loyalty in Jewish History”
- 3/10: Prof. Amy Kalmanofsky, “Rebels With a Cause: Insurrection in the Tanakh”
- 3/17: Prof. Marjorie Lehman, “The Power Dynamics of Queen Helene”
Reimagining Exodus Through Stories, Songs and Sightseeing
Thursdays at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT (1st three sessions); Tuesday at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT (4th session)*
Join faculty of the Conservative Yeshiva for some Passover-themed learning.
- 3/4: Ilana Kurshan, "Sorcery and Secret Arts: Magic and Demonology in the Lore of Passover, Then and Now"
- 3/11: Dr. Stephen Arnoff, "These Songs of Freedom: Discovering the Rock and Roll Canon for Passover"
- 3/18: Jonty Blackman, "Journeying to and Through the Promised Land: Part I of an In-Depth Tour of Some of Israel's Most Notable Sites"
- 3/23*: Jonty Blackman, "Journeying to and Through the Promised Land: Part II of an In-Depth Tour of Some of Israel's Most Notable Sites"
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