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Graduate Theological Union

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2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

May 2017

What If Joseph Hates Us?

May 4, 2017 @ 9:30 am
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Biblical scholar Avivah Zornberg talks about the Joseph myth and the closure of forgiveness. Free.

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October 2018

Space and Spirit: Mapping the Geography of Hasidism

October 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Professor Marcin Wodzinski from Poland discusses his book on the history of Hasidism and its influence on Eastern European Jewry. Free.

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Madrasa-Midrasha: Good Faith, Bad Faith

October 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Scott M. Shay leads an interfaith panel discussion on “In Good Faith: Questioning Religion and Atheism,” his book on the rationality of believing in God in the modern age. Free.

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November 2018

Jewish Bible lecture

November 8, 2018 @ 12:30 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Rabbi Alex Israel of the Pardes Institute discusses the murder of Navot. Free.

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Holocaust Education Workshop

November 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Part 1 “Teaching the Holocaust Through Structured Academic Controversy” and Part 2 “Documenting Stories of the Holocaust in Film,” with local filmmaker Yoav Potash. Free.

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Avraham Burg

November 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Talk by the politician, author and one-time interim president of Israel. Free; RSVP required.

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February 2019

Hasidim and the Holocaust

February 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Lecture by UC Davis professor David Biale on how Hasidism dealt with the Holocaust at the time and in the years since. Free.

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May 2019

Naomi Seidman

May 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Professor of Jewish culture at GTU discusses her new book, “Sarah Schenirer and Bais Yaakov: A Revolution in the Name of Tradition,” about Orthodox girls’ schools that developed in interwar Poland. Free.

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Avivah Zornberg

May 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States
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One of the world’s preeminent Torah scholars discusses topics such as the inner life of Israel, the dynamics of seduction in the Garden of Eden and Jacob’s relationships with women. Free.

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December 2022

“Futures of Jewish Theology”

December 1, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States
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Free

GTU Center for Jewish Studies presents a discussion with Joy Ladin, the first openly transgender employee of an Orthodox institution; Mara Benjamin, who researches Jewish ideas and practices in modern times; and Stanford professor Ariel Mayse. With lunch for in-person attendees. Livestream option. Registration required.

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Graduate Theological Union

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2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

December 2022

“Futures of Jewish Theology”

December 1, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States
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Free

GTU Center for Jewish Studies presents a discussion with Joy Ladin, the first openly transgender employee of an Orthodox institution; Mara Benjamin, who researches Jewish ideas and practices in modern times; and Stanford professor Ariel Mayse. With lunch for in-person attendees. Livestream option. Registration required.

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May 2019

Avivah Zornberg

May 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States
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One of the world’s preeminent Torah scholars discusses topics such as the inner life of Israel, the dynamics of seduction in the Garden of Eden and Jacob’s relationships with women. Free.

Find out more »

Naomi Seidman

May 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Professor of Jewish culture at GTU discusses her new book, “Sarah Schenirer and Bais Yaakov: A Revolution in the Name of Tradition,” about Orthodox girls’ schools that developed in interwar Poland. Free.

Find out more »

February 2019

Hasidim and the Holocaust

February 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Lecture by UC Davis professor David Biale on how Hasidism dealt with the Holocaust at the time and in the years since. Free.

Find out more »

November 2018

Avraham Burg

November 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Talk by the politician, author and one-time interim president of Israel. Free; RSVP required.

Find out more »

Holocaust Education Workshop

November 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Part 1 “Teaching the Holocaust Through Structured Academic Controversy” and Part 2 “Documenting Stories of the Holocaust in Film,” with local filmmaker Yoav Potash. Free.

Find out more »

Jewish Bible lecture

November 8, 2018 @ 12:30 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Rabbi Alex Israel of the Pardes Institute discusses the murder of Navot. Free.

Find out more »

October 2018

Madrasa-Midrasha: Good Faith, Bad Faith

October 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Scott M. Shay leads an interfaith panel discussion on “In Good Faith: Questioning Religion and Atheism,” his book on the rationality of believing in God in the modern age. Free.

Find out more »

Space and Spirit: Mapping the Geography of Hasidism

October 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Professor Marcin Wodzinski from Poland discusses his book on the history of Hasidism and its influence on Eastern European Jewry. Free.

Find out more »

May 2017

What If Joseph Hates Us?

May 4, 2017 @ 9:30 am
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Rd.
Berkeley, CA United States

Biblical scholar Avivah Zornberg talks about the Joseph myth and the closure of forgiveness. Free.

Find out more »
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