News & Events
Midrash Ruth Rabbah: A Synoptic Edition is available now
We are pleased to announce that Midrash Ruth Rabbah: A Synoptic Edition is now available online as part of the Midrash Project on the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies website.
The Second Annual Conference on the State of Israel and the Jews of North America:”To Be a Jew in Israel and North America: Commonalities and Differences”.
The conference will be held on March 27, 2019 at The Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies. Free Admission, registration Required.
Jewish Life & Learning
Are Jews Still Commanded to Blot Out the Memory of Amalek?
Back to Reality with Parashat Vayikra
This week we begin the book of Vayikra, Leviticus, that deals with the sacrifices that individuals may bring to the Temple. Dr. Tamar Kadari, Dean of the Schechter Institute, grounds the often inaccessible stories of sacrifice in reality. She tells an insightful story of when King Agrippa demanded to have exclusive rights to bring sacrifices to God at the Temple.