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ScholarStream: Hidden Histories and Untold Stories

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 22 Kislev 5781

7:00 PM - 8:00 PMvia RA Zoom
Past Sessions
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 15 Kislev 5781 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM - via RA Zoom
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1 Kislev 5781 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM - via RA Zoom
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 23 Cheshvan 5781 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM - via RA Zoom

ScholarStream is a four-part series which will give communities the opportunity to learn from some of the world’s leading scholars and engage deeply with our texts and traditions.  There are two series being offered:  Hidden Histories and Untold Stories and Equity, Forgiveness, and Intersectionality (offered Wednesdays at 9:00pm - more information here.) 

Hidden Histories and Untold Stories

Tuesdays at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT

Join JTS scholars as they uncover the hidden context around biblical figures and important eras in Jewish history.

  • 11/10: Dr. David Fishman on how religious pre-Holocaust Eastern European Jewry actually was—or wasn’t
  • 11/17: Dr. Alan Cooper on why we stopped caring about Moses’s descendants
  • 12/1: Dr. Sarah Wolf on how foreign the beit midrash would feel to the early Rabbis
  • 12/8: Dr. Amy Kalmanofsky on what the Bible really had against Jezebel

Registration is free and open to the community.  You must register HERE to receive the Zoom link from the Rabbinical Assemly and use coupon code HoustonFall20 to get free access.

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