Jacob Neusner shows how an identity founded on oppression and persecution limits the potential of the Diaspora
The latest in a long tradition of creatively supporting embattled Jews abroad
Meet the American-born JTS professor who modernized an ancient pursuit
‘Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Call to Transcendence,’ by Shai Held
Akiva Roth had previously taught at JTS
Akiva Roth made headlines as recent hire at Yeshiva University
Did Zosa Szajkowski save precious documents from the Nazis, or did he steal the cultural patrimony of French Jews?
I thought Jewish law left no role for me to grieve when my fiancé’s brother died. Now, I finally can.
Why discussing women, clothing, and religion isn’t a waste of time
Most of the time, Larry Bazer runs a shul in Massachusetts. But for the past six months, he served in the military as the only rabbi in Afghanistan.
Plus a gay Conservative rabbi, and more
Long relegated to either Jewish institutions or self-contained collections, Judaica is finding a new home in mainstream museums of art
A collection of ketubot at New York’s Jewish Museum prompts the Jewish Theological Seminary’s chancellor to consider marriage contracts from medieval times to our own
Plus Saban v. Stone, Amar’e’s grandma, and more
The limits of a cross-denominational partnership aimed at helping Jewish educators
JTS head lays out more ecumenical future
Conservative seminary announces new initiatives, funding
Trouble JTS, preparing for Valentine’s Day, and more
Amid financial shortfalls and a Conservative crisis, the Jewish Theological Seminary will shutter its cantorial school
Tobi Kahn and the art of creative reverence
The recession has hit the rabbinate, too. How are the newly ordained—and laid-off veterans—handling the rabbi glut?
Except to give money to gay synagogue
Westboro Baptist to target seminary, gay synagogue