Rabbi Professor David Golinkin, examines Unetane Tokef, the poem that has been a part of the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur liturgy for centuries.
Dr. David Frankel, invites us to consider how the call Jonah receives encourages us to take action in modern times. Can you wake up? Can you hear the call?
Growing up in St Petersburgh, making aliya to Israel and living and studying in the United States have given Rabbi Irina Gritsevskaya the perfect background to reach students and families around the world as she leads Schechter’s programs in Ukraine and coordinate Schechter study groups throughout Israel.
Meet Dr. Tamar Kadari, Dean of the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, artist and expert in Midrash and Aggadah. Find out how she is helping Schechter reach students of all different Jewish identities as they take on advanced Jewish Studies.
Dr Ari Ackerman, describes an extraordinary press conference Ben-Gurion held devoted entirely to his understanding of the Biblical account of the Exodus from Egypt. What was problematic about Ben Gurion’s approach and how does Schechter’s approach to Bible education differ?
Rabbi Professor David Golinkin, President of The Schechter Institutes explores four of the basic values found in Parashat Bikkurim.
Dr. Shula Laderman, wonders why the Torah stresses the importance of returning lost property and being aware of overworked animals. How will paying attention to these rules impact our everyday moral lives?
Dr. David Frankel, discusses a little known version of this same verse that appears in the Jerusalem Talmud. Is it ever permissible to disagree with our leaders or must we always follow their instructions?
Eitan Cooper, points out in Parshat Re’eh that in order to fulfill our human potential and become the image of an invisible God, to make the Land a blessing rather than a curse for its inhabitants, we need to be visible, to be there and be responsible for each other.