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Jun 21, 2024

Rabbinic webinar for Shavuot 5780

Jun 21, 2024

As we celebrate the giving of the Torah at Sinai, we should pause to consider the covenantal relationship that Sinai represents.

Jun 21, 2024

In a world where all Jews are Jews by choice we will be sustained only if we field a religion filled with ideas and values that inspire commitment and give meaning to belonging

Jun 21, 2024

Jennifer Raskas shares a number of different approaches and insights to the Book of Ruth.

Jun 21, 2024

Revisit Yehuda Kurtzer's 2013 lecture that brings David Hartman's classic essay into a particular contemporary relevance

Jun 21, 2024

On Shavuot we learn from Ruth to pause before the logistics, to face our elders, to see them as God sees them, and to proclaim that they are not alone.

Jun 21, 2024

Orit Avnery discusses the human aspects of the Book of Ruth

Jun 21, 2024

What is the Festival of Shavuot, then? Shavuot is the Festival of revelation

Jun 21, 2024

What we can learn from the traditional reading for Shavuot in the shadow of the deaths and continued threat of COVID-19.

Hartman Scholars on Holidays

May 17, 2024

Mijal Bitton writes about Yom HaAtzmaut this year, and how the "living and breathing" Jewish calendar links generations of Jews together in solidarity.

Dec 7, 2023

This year, the most powerful lessons can be found in the holiday's partial victories, flawed heroes and internal strife.

May 19, 2023

The notion of revelation has within it a belief in an ongoing relationship even through difficult times and betrayal.

May 18, 2023

On Shavuot, we celebrate the giving of the Torah at Sinai. But why were the Jews the ones to receive it?

May 17, 2023

Younes Nazarian Memorial Lecture of the UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies on Yom Ha'atzmaut.

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