Fall is coming, and with it comes cooler days and the excitement of the High Holidays. Discover programs for all ages, from community-wide events to departmental programming.
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Standing Before God: Theology of the High Holidays
Rabbi Shai Held and Rabbi Cosgrove
Thu / Sep 22 / 7:00 pm / 87th Street and Online
The month of Elul, which precedes the High Holidays, is a time of learning and introspection in preparation for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
The Merits (and Faults) of Meritocracy in America
Thu / Nov 3 / 7:00 pm / 87th Street and Online
Michael J. Sandel, Bret Stephens, and Rabbi Cosgrove
Merit, the recognition of excellence and skill, was historically the most important yardstick for American Jewish achievement in universities, employment, athletics, and more. These days, other values such as diversity and inclusion are increasingly playing a larger role.
Tue / Weekly, Begins Oct 25 / 8:00 am / 87th St and Online
Using the writings of the great Torah commentators as our guide, we’ll study the weekly Parashah through a critical lens, giving us insight into the world of the great scholars and taking away lessons for today.
Insights from Israel
Second Thu / Monthly / 12:00 pm / Online
Rabbi Michael Graetz
What’s the latest news from Israel? What does it mean, why does it matter, and how does it affect us here in the US? Rabbi Graetz meets with us from his home in Israel to discuss what’s really at stake beyond the headlines. Wonder what we’ll be talking about next?