This prestigious program invites you to study with and learn from the world's finest scholars and thinkers. Engage your mind in the give and take of critical study as we explore the essence of Jewish thought, philosophy and text. Appropriate for beginners as well as those well versed in Jewish study. All texts are in English translation. Financial assistance is available. Please call Scholarship Services at 212.415.5699 or stop by the Customer Service desk.
Toward a Reform Halacha:
Jewish Law in the 21st Century
Rabbi David Ellenson
Sun, Jan 30, 9:30 am-1:30 pm, $30 T-BL5EV03-01
In recent years, many in the Reform movement have been returning to classical Jewish texts and practices to guide their lives, paths and choices. Rabbi David Ellenson, a leading scholar of Jewish law, shows how current trends in the Reform movement connect to centuries of Jewish legal thought and practice.
Rabbi David Ellenson is president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.
Judaism Today and Tomorrow:
An Open Dialogue with the Leaders of American Jewry
Richard Joel, Rabbi David Ellenson and Rabbi Ismar Schorsch / Gary Rosenblatt, moderator
Tue, Feb 15, 8 pm, $20 T-BL5SS02-01
Join The Jewish Week's editor and publisher, Gary Rosenblatt,
as he leads a roundtable discussion on the challenges and issues facing the American Jewish community today and in the coming decades. Religious leaders of the Modern Orthodox, Reform and Conservative movements come together to offer their visions for their denominations and the Jewish communities of America, the Diaspora and Israel.
Any three or more Institutes: $25 each T-BL5EV99-01
Light refreshments are included in the ticket price.
These programs are endowed by Edith and Henry Everett.
We present this season in memory of Henry Everett, leader, philanthropist, and visionary.