News & Events
A Course about Jerusalem Unites in Amsterdam
A unique partnership between the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies and Protestant Theological University in Amsterdam has created the first ever summer school focusing on Jerusalem. The week-long seminar, with Schechter faculty taking part, has attracted students from across the Netherlands.
The Book of Ruth, which we have just read on Shavuot, describes the departure-return of Naomi and Ruth, is a turning point in the biblical narrative. This transformational moment is captured in Leor Grady’s exhibition “Bethlehem,” now at Neve Schechter.
Jewish Life & Learning
If Donkeys Could Talk
Dr. Shula Laderman, discusses the strange story of the talking donkey. Her commentary is accompanied by a painting from the renowned artist Avner Moriah. What happens when a sorcerer, a king and a donkey take center stage?